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So a massive reference card bonfire in a few weeks? lol If the damn things really aren't capable of safely drawing enough power, why do they exist? Will AMD recall? I don't remember that ever happening.

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I'd anticipate $299 for the Gigabyte G1 and similar AIB cards. They'll need custom PCBs with more power delivery, more VRMs, and drastically better cooling. Keep in mind AMD cut corners every way they could for the reference model.

At $299, the price is getting dangerously close to the 1070.

No way. $269 Tops. Anything more and they are overcharging.
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I'd anticipate $299 for the Gigabyte G1 and similar AIB cards. They'll need custom PCBs with more power delivery, more VRMs, and drastically better cooling. Keep in mind AMD cut corners every way they could for the reference model.

At $299, the price is getting dangerously close to the 1070.

Yeah right.

1070s average here in the UK around £450. £450!

https://www.overclockers.co.uk/search?sSearch=GTX+1070

From the same vendor, 480s cost £218. There is a huuuge gap. 1070 may come down to £400 in a month or so but AIB 480s won't cost more than £300. A £100 gap is massive.
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No way. $269 Tops. Anything more and they are overcharging.

But $40 for 4GB of ram isn't overcharging? rolleyes.gif
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Any power savings with HBM should've been easily negated by transitioning to 14nm FinFET.
I really think there's just something wrong with 14nm LPP. I mean if Fury (non X) has 92% the efficiency of P10 on 28nm, then surely this must be something to do with 14nm LPP. Even discounting for HBM Fury should still end up with at least 80% of P10's efficiency, and that's just ridiculous for a node shrink + transition to FinFET.
14nm finfet is supposed to increase power saving compared to 28nm . RX 480 power consumption might be caused due to higher clock speed and hardware (scheduling) changes
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Going to lay down a few things one last time...

- GCN has always had worse P/W than nvidia counterparts
GCN1 matched GK104 power consumption while having same performance, GCN2 Matched power consumptionof GK110 while having similar power consumption,scalability of GCN2 past 44CU seems an issue
  
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I wouldn't be surprised if the single 6 pin isn't able to feed the GPU enough

In that case, either, the PSU catches fire, or does an emergency shutdown. This is a question of: how many amps are on the rail that feeds the 6 pin connector, and what safety measures are in place to prevent overdraw. (fortunately, these things often happen to be on rails that have a lot of power.)

I think it's more likely that the card is supposed (by bios) to share the load between the connector and the slot roughly evenly, hence it just does that.
Edited by Tivan - 6/30/16 at 3:40pm
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Nope just raise the power limit and see if your score goes higher. According to TTL they are power limited out of the box so just raising the power limit should improve the score.

The video was posted Here.

10% - http://www.3dmark.com/fs/9047245 - 67c
20% - http://www.3dmark.com/fs/9048719 - 67c
30% - http://www.3dmark.com/fs/9048588 - 69c
40% - http://www.3dmark.com/fs/9048650 - 70c
50% - http://www.3dmark.com/fs/9048859 - 74c all with 2600/3800 fan speed and 25mv undervolt
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But $40 for 4GB of ram isn't overcharging? rolleyes.gif

Think of the children
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MSI are planning to use the same twin fozor is it that they use on the 1070 or so it seems

Hm founders eddition MSI 1070 is 498.39 on newegg while the MSI twin fozor is 459.99 where the MSRP for the 1070 is 449.00

so that is 20$ for that twin fozor on the more expencive 1070 even if they have to get a different PCB for the 480 RX they shouldn't charge more than 30$ as compared to the MSRP price of 239 for the RX 480 it's 13% extra

what bothers me is that knowing that this will make the card more powerfull the parthners might decide they want to charge more for the extra performance frown.gif
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10% - http://www.3dmark.com/fs/9047245 - 67c
20% - http://www.3dmark.com/fs/9048719 - 67c
30% - http://www.3dmark.com/fs/9048588 - 69c
40% - http://www.3dmark.com/fs/9048650 - 70c
50% - http://www.3dmark.com/fs/9048859 - 74c all with 2600/3800 fan speed and 25mv undervolt

Nice, thanks. Those results look good even with 25mv undervolt.



I am going to install my cards tonight but between working out and reinstalling windows I dont know if I am going to have time to bench them until the weekend.

For reference here was my 970 at 1550 core.

http://www.3dmark.com/fs/8976766
 
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