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Originally Posted by hawker-gb View Post

If you read all posts you will see that not very knowledgeable posters thinks that 480 is on 970 level.
True, but that came from reviews though. They are just fanning the flame sort of speak. Anyone who's had an AMD card will know that performance will improve overtime. Be it because of a combo of drivers and game updates or something else (something mentioned in the video i quoted earlier from another user}. So overtime the performance gap between the 480 and 970 will widen just like the 7970 and 680 when that was released, etc, etc.

It won't surprise me that initially the 1060 will be faster then the 480. But over time, the table will turn on perf./price.

The problem is that people don't see the trend from history. Which is why I thought that video was so good.

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Originally Posted by Liranan View Post

I'm very pleased with my OC'd 290, which matches a 390X.

That's a prime example of what I'm saying. History repeating itself.
Edited by EastCoast - 6/29/16 at 10:25pm
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480 just made 970 useless buy.

And in few weeks time 480 will truly shine.
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Originally Posted by magnek View Post

Could you give me a tl;dw summary of the video? I really don't feel like watching an hour long video right now (but maybe tomorrow or later).
It actually was a pretty good video about how a card like a 480 during the course of 3 years comes to be real, the future of multi gpu, good bourbon for sipping, wattman, and accusition of new company Alg ---something
Edited by Slaughterem - 6/29/16 at 10:21pm
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Could you give me a tl;dw summary of the video? I really don't feel like watching an hour long video right now (but maybe tomorrow or later).

 

Zan is really cool and probably the best and the fastest and the strongest.

 

Jay kay, I'm watching it for the first time at the moment, interesting so far though. Raja talking about AMD's continued support for older cards "we keep delivering on the products that you buy", "people say RX 480 is done, can we go on vacation? No, no, actually your work starts now". RX 480 is what it is (pending AIB models) but I do love that attitude from Raja and AMD.


Edited by SuperZan - 6/29/16 at 10:24pm
     
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lol but no. The peak clock speeds were said to be between 1480-1600mhz. I'd expect AIB cards to fall in the 1350-1450mhz region stock, with a bit of OC headroom depending on chip etc.

yeah if they can get 1500mhz thats still is amazing clock speeds for a AMD mainstream card. I'm not sure if any older gen's have hit core speeds that high before but hey you gotta start somewhere
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I thoroughly enjoyed that thanks.
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It actually was a pretty good video about how a card like a 480 during the course of 3 years comes to be real, the future of multi gpu, good bourbon for sipping, wattman, and accusition of new company Alg ---something

Alright I'lld add it to my playlist and watch it later.
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Originally Posted by SuperZan View Post

Zan is really cool and probably the best and the fastest and the strongest.

Jay kay, I'm watching it for the first time at the moment, interesting so far though.

Lies, Zan can't be the best and fastest and strongest because what would SuperZan be then? The bestest, fastestest, strongestest?
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Lies, Zan can't be the best and fastest and strongest because what would SuperZan be then? The bestest, fastestest, strongestest?

 

No! I'm just a mild-mannered reporter! I gain nothing from basking in your strange yellow sun.

     
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Well holy poop on a stick, my 290x that I bought used for ~$245 two years ago and had to RMA ended up being the best purchase I have made thus far when it comes to video cards.
290/290X at below $300 is pretty much the Sandy bridge of GPU. Those beast is going to last quite a while.

AMD screw up launch day performance as always. Had 290X launch day come with the performance it has on 390X now. Kepler wouldnt even stand a chance.
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Techpowerup review, which of course is conveniently down right now.

Tpu only tests oc on one game, (idr but I assume it's still bf3?), but yes their review did say they got a 5% improvement from 5% core oc plus whatever their memory oc was
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yeah if they can get 1500mhz thats still is amazing clock speeds for a AMD mainstream card. I'm not sure if any older gen's have hit core speeds that high before but hey you gotta start somewhere

Why is everyone so laser focused on clockspeed? That's not the end all be all of the card's performance. AMD cards have typically run ~20% lower clockspeeds then their nV bracket competition. They also scale better in performance, but worse in voltage because the architecture and how that speed is tied to everything and not decoupled from other parts of the architecture like nV cards.

If Vega doesn't break 1500, I would be surprised beyond belief, same as if the 1080Ti didn't break 2000 stock. It's going to happen, the difference will be in scaling and longevity.
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