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Originally Posted by Slomo4shO View Post

Most retailers are out of stock. Wonder what percent of the sold inventory was purchased by miners...

As much as i love what the card does at the price , people are better of with the AIB versions anyway. Let the miners buy the ref versions.

I really think you will see any silver type reviews turn to gold reviews once AIBs are out. Better clocks / lower power draw per mhz compared to ref (- binned gpus / lower temperatures ) / much less noise.
post #1712 of 3674
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Originally Posted by kylzer View Post

Who said that?
A few people before the official reviews, not sure if the were trolls or not. How close are they in DX12?
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Originally Posted by magnek View Post

Over 0.9000%

You're on a roll lol
post #1714 of 3674
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Originally Posted by Slomo4shO View Post

Most retailers are out of stock. Wonder what percent of the sold inventory was purchased by miners...

I thought GPU mining was dead...?
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Originally Posted by paulerxx View Post

A few people before the official reviews, not sure if the were trolls or not. How close are they in DX12?

Would be behind by ~ 15-20% i would think. Its 10% above a 980 in dx12 benches from what i have seen.

Its in the realm of an AIB card having same performance or better than a stock clocked 980 ti though in Dx12. You can however overclock the 980ti by an insane amount so difference will remain.
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I thought GPU mining was dead...?

There is a algorithm released that currently has no viable ASIC.
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Did anyone get a 4Gb XFX version? Does it not have backplate?
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There is a algorithm released that currently has no viable ASIC.

Oh I see.
Can I get a name..?
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Originally Posted by Orthello View Post

Would be behind by ~ 15-20% i would think. Its 10% above a 980 in dx12 benches from what i have seen.

Its in the realm of an AIB card having same performance or better than a stock clocked 980 ti though in Dx12. You can however overclock the 980ti by an insane amount so difference will remain.
That's actually quite impressive imo, not sure why some people are giving AMD **** for this card. It is in fact as good as a 980 in DX12. Weren't we promised a card slightly better than a 970 but slightly weaker than a 980? Knowing AMD, I know there will be drivers that hand out 5-10%.
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Did anyone get a 4Gb XFX version? Does it not have backplate?

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