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970 equals 480. Plz, even your green minds dont think that. It is throttling, drivers are new and as we know they will only get better... and its on another level in dx12. AIB cards will compete with 390X and 980. And is cheaper everywhere (4GB model at least)
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Originally Posted by Ha-Nocri View Post

970 equals 480. Plz, even your green minds dont think that. It is throttling, drivers are new and as we know they will only get better... and its on another level in dx12. AIB cards will compete with 390X and 980. And is cheaper everywhere (4GB model at least)

Actually RX 480 is faster. It depends in games tested. If you take a lot of games like TechPowerUp!

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I take it that you have sold your AMD stock biggrin.gif

AMD gives CEO pay raise amid rising stock price

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Not much of a pay raise, but deserved.
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Honestly, not many people care about dx12 right now. There's all but a handful of games and only one comes to mind that is even worth buying (Deus Ex), and it isn't even out.
These are current titles that can actually run in DX12 mode;

Rise of the Tomb Raider
Gears of War Ultimate Edition
Hitman
Quantum Break
Forza Motorsport 6: Apex
Total War: Warhammer

And yes, the upcoming ones were mentioned by another poster.... Within one year there will be enough titles to call it important.
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What about the sells are they good for the 480?
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By the time DX12 is mainstream both Pascal and Polaris/Vega will be EOL. Its pointless and futile to buy something based on how it will perform 2-3 years in the future, just buy for the now.
Considering I still have my HD6850, it shows how long a $200 card can really last. Especially since AMD cards tend to be viable a lot longer than nVidia's. Not to mention, these cards get a huge boost in DX12... Which is again an argument for their longevity.


As for the questions why the RX 480 gets a smaller boost in DX12 compared to some older cards, the ACEs have been reduced from 8 to 4.
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What about the sells are they good for the 480?

sold out pretty much everywhere, so yeah, sales are VERY good
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Considering I still have my HD6850, it shows how long a $200 card can really last. Especially since AMD cards tend to be viable a lot longer than nVidia's. Not to mention, these cards get a huge boost in DX12... Which is again an argument for their longevity.


As for the questions why the RX 480 gets a smaller boost in DX12 compared to some older cards, the ACEs have been reduced from 8 to 4.
The developers value consistency across the board more than absolute benefits from what I can tell. They much rather have a fixed gain across the whole range than working their way through troubleshooting.
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Your whole post is hilarious because you dont understand that the "old tech" is just as efficient as AMDs "new tech", now cost less in UK and performs the same


But keep on supporting the company that said RX 480 Crossfire would beat 1080 yet only match GTX 1070.
Falls in line with their Fury X marketing where they presented slides that show Fury X to be 20-30% faster than 980Ti. And an overclockers dream.

LOL

I have to ask, what relevance does efficiency have in this particular market segment?

Also by that logic, I hope you start recommending 980 Ti over 1070 to potential buyers once they become $50 cheaper than 1070.
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