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post #171 of 3674
Not as fast as I would have liked, but close.

If someone doesn't have a 390 or 970 and higher card, I'd recommend the 480.

Be warned though, the 4 GB version's memory is a little slower and the benches show it.
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post #172 of 3674
2.8X perf per watt is the new overclockers dream.
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post #173 of 3674
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Originally Posted by julizs View Post

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.

Yea, seems to scale well. Digital foundry went from 1266 to 1310 and seemed to get 10% performance gains... doesn't seem right but maybe the card was throttling hard before?
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I'm fine with the performance. I'm even fine with the power consumption.

I am not fine with that temp. I wanted a blower style to help in mITX cases and for the card to replace a 7870, but not if it's hitting 80C. I'll wait and see what AIB's do. They need to be 60C or less on their bench for me to consider it, I simply can not risk more.
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post #175 of 3674
I have no hope in AMD producing a 1080 killer this year.
Time to go back to nvidia.
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Originally Posted by fragamemnon View Post

Interesting OC performance gains.

So Fury X performance once overclocked, sounds like the leaks........................I'm getting one don't care about power draw lol
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Where is Vega being fabbed? This could get even uglier for AMD.
dont bother, AMD is always a tool for me to get competitive Nvidia GPU.

my only AMD gpu? 7790. The reason to get it? back then 650Ti is way too expensive. Had Nvidia didnt price gauge, I wouldnt even buy AMD at all. I have been with Nvidia since Geforce 2.
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As much as it hurts to say the RX 480 reviews are a huge win for Nvidia.
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So, despite the Nano only having 4 GB of VRAM, I assume keeping the Nano is the best bet at this moment in time?
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post #180 of 3674
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So Fury X performance once overclocked, sounds like the leaks........................I'm getting one don't care about power draw lol

Wait for the AIB cards unless you want to melt your PCIe slot. redface.gif
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