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post #161 of 3674
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Aside from all the dissappointment everyone has with the 480...almost 20% gain at just 1350 Mhz is pretty impressive...Cannot wait for AIB cards.
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post #162 of 3674
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Originally Posted by Derp View Post

That efficiency claim was such a lie. Just wow..... Raja...




The look on his face says it all.

We got trolled hard by Raja/AMD.
post #163 of 3674
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Originally Posted by Code-Red View Post

I'll wait until I see official reviews using appropriate drivers.

This. Remember guys. the 970 has had 2 years to tweak and adjust their drivers on DX11. THis 480 has JUST been released and through drivers adjustments and DX12 I imagine it doing better. Also keep in mind that the 480 has been marketed as a ENTRY LEVEL VR CARD, not necessarily an mid/top tier gaming card.
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The power efficiency of this card is terrible. Consumes the same amount a 1070 does but the performance is so much worse.
post #165 of 3674
I read a couple reviews and could not ascertain the answer to this question:

What is the bottleneck?

It was not throttling under load so is it the 6-pin or stability?
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Originally Posted by Erick Silver View Post

This. Remember guys. the 970 has had 2 years to tweak and adjust their drivers on DX11. THis 480 has JUST been released and through drivers adjustments and DX12 I imagine it doing better. Also keep in mind that the 480 has been marketed as a ENTRY LEVEL VR CARD, not necessarily an mid/top tier gaming card.

yeah lets wait 2 years and then judge this card ...

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From TH review...
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Believe it or not, the situation gets even worse. AMD's Radeon RX 480 draws 90W through the motherboard’s PCIe slot during our stress test. This is a full 20 percent above the limit.

No freaking wonder it cant overclock, it can pull 90w from the PCIe slot at stock. doh.gif

Voltage regulation and power delivery on the reference card is ABYSMAL.
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yeah lets wait 2 years and then judge this card ...

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Thats clearly not what he is saying, and I get the feeling you know this.
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post #169 of 3674
Where is Vega being fabbed? This could get even uglier for AMD.
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$335 - 380 for a 8gb model in Canada. GG...
 
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