Originally Posted by ChevChelios
from tweaktown (all benches put it between 380X & 390X)
well gotta be honest
outside of the low price, the reference 480 is junk .. but price makes it good junk
Interesting they said the card was noisy?
On Tom's it was the opposite.
"The Radeon RX 480 does really well under load. During our gaming loop, it’s no louder than Nvidia's reference GeForce GTX 1070. This is in spite of its higher power consumption, simpler cooling solution and more mainstream construction."
Originally Posted by h4rdcor3
Why anyone thought that the 480 would beat a 390x is beyond me. Every indication we have gotten over the past few months is that the card will maybe challenge the 980, which the 390x does. Personally I was hoping the card would do better out of the gate and push closer to the 980 than what we have seen so far but with current retail pricing this takes the crown away from the 390 as the mid range budget card to buy.
According to TPU's performance summary at 1080p it's on par with the 390X.
1080p is where it is aimed for so not too bad.