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Originally Posted by Slaughterem View Post

It is due to the up to 2.8 perf/watt power point Raja had.

They based it on RX 470 vs R7 370 comparison (and probably scenario specific judging by the asterisk).

post #1192 of 3674
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You are right!, nature appears to be pro Nvidia! But I am sure it is nothing that can't be cured by a blaze

 

Let me grab a reference 290x and 480 and get started on that straight away. :2coolsmil

     
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Sorry but that's an asinine comment to make and is a good example of rampant fanboyism run amok. You would take a 970 with its 3.5GB of memory for MORE money than an 8GB RX 480 that already outperforms it stock and OC'd and has the potential to go even faster? And you are basing this on PROJECTED 970 sales prices that aren't even a reality yet? Just go play with your "whatever" Nvidia card and leave this thread alone, as you clearly can't contribute anything other than biased and ridiculous drivel...

Ouch, you sound quite bitter. Yes, I'll go back to playing on my 2x R9 290x, since I'm such an Nvidia fanboy.
I just call it like I see it.
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I dont see nvidia making it cheaper if its faster. No way in hell.

They did it with the gtx 680,670 and 970.

Even the gtx 980 ti could arguably been said to be placed to hurt AMD.

Each time they did it, they took marketshare from AMD.

Since AMD has abandoned the high end for the time being, they can only take it from the area that AMD is competing in which is where the rx 480 is at.

Heck even the 1070, if it ever gets to $379 is aggressively priced.

Considering the shortages, Nvidia could have priced their products higher, but they priced them as is for the marketing press.
Edited by tajoh111 - 6/29/16 at 9:07pm
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I will say I was optimistic about a potential 490 based off Polaris that would come close to matching the 1070. If I remember correctly, most people that were thinking this Polaris generation would come close to the 1070 were also expecting an 'XT' Polaris that would be the '490' at around $300.

Not many were expecting the 480 to come near the 1070. Most were reasonably expecting 390Xish performance. Lo and behold, that's about where we landed. I'm not disappointed in the 480 at all. I'm disappointed there was no '490' variant, but that's completely different and not AMD's fault or makes this card over-hyped/failure.
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They based it on RX 470 vs R7 370 comparison (and probably scenario specific judging by the asterisk).

My point is that both companies make claims that stretch the truth it is what companies do. The main issue on forums is that shills and fanboys take that to a different level.
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Originally Posted by Slaughterem View Post

It is due to the up to 2.8 perf/watt power point Raja had.
Compared to what, a hummer? It certainly isn't true for a stock 480: https://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/AMD/RX_480/25.html
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So... because this isn't an Enthusiast card, it's a failure?

@ $200-240, this card's performance is spot on, and if you think about it, it actually has better Perf/$ compared to the GTX 1070. That's what AMD was aiming for, and in that respect, they pulled it off.

Being an owner of a GTX 1070, the RX 480 was definitely not aimed at me. However, if I still had my old HD 7870 from a few years back, the RX 480 would be a massive upgrade AND cheap. That's what they're going for.

And for everyone else drinking the Nvidia koolaid... please stop.
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They based it on RX 470 vs R7 370 comparison (and probably scenario specific judging by the asterisk).

So they're comparing GCN 1.4 to GCN 1.0. Not misleading at all, AMD. rolleyes.gif
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Well, AMD did say 150W on their polaris slide, and then even 110W on their website.

Yet it's consuming more than 150w on load...
And what did Nvidia claim about their OC potential? I am sure you would never bring that info into a thread.
The OC potential is still better than what the RX 480 brings to the table smile.gif
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