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This card in it reference version is officially more expensive in Poland than a new 970 Strix/6G/G1.
It going from bad to worse with the advantage of price gone.
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AIB's have said 1480-1600mhz their cards are hitting
but perf/watt was promised too ...

I could buy 1450+ for top AIBs, but 1550-1600 ? lol no tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by Fuell View Post

I made a fool out of myself?

You: This card is bad value.
Me: It's same or better performance than card it competes against that costs more.

Cheapest RX 480 on newegg.com: Link ($239)
Most expensive RX 480 on newegg.com: Link ($249)

Cheapest 970 on newegg.com: Link ($264 on sale)
Most expensive 970 on newegg.com: Link
(Granted this is a rediculous one and average high price of around $330 give or take.

So yea, I'm a fool. The RX480 looks to be about equal to a 970 in DX11 give or take, and stomps it in DX12 where it competes against 980. So you get a better card for $30 cheaper at the lowest end, and on average $60-$90 cheaper. Newer card thats gonna mature and already has better performance and more features and is cheaper.

Yep, thats some crazy bad value right there.

Yea yea, the 970 is old now. So my question still is, where is this card that equals or beats the 480 in its price range? If you can't find an answer to that question, which you won't, then your comment is obviously wrong, as I pointed out.

So again, I'll be waiting redface.gif

you are getting totally caught up in all that. you are way too emotionally invested in that thing. You are even misinterpreting.

dude step back from the PC, drink a soda and relax. It'll do you good.
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Gah, so when are AIB cards hitting?
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How is this even a good deal really

If prices drop on 980 and it still has get a $60 game with it and it OCs better then its less then a 480 OC would be but better + free game o.0
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Originally Posted by ChevChelios View Post

but they promised perf/watt too ...

I could buy 1450+ for top AIBs, but 1550-1600 ? lol no tongue.gif

We shall see. As it is, the power delivery is massively gimped, even at stock.
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Originally Posted by Klocek001 View Post

This card in it reference version is officially more expensive in Poland than a new 970 Strix/6G/G1.
It going from bad to worse with the advantage of price gone.

The Poland is weird.
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They should have spent $10 more on the cooler/power delivery and reviews would be far more favorable... it's like the 290x reference card throttling never happened to them, I don't get it.
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Would be acceptable.
you'd seriosuly rather buy that $350 1450+Mhz 480 than a 1070 ?
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The Poland is weird.
No.
RX 480 is bad my friend. That's what it is.
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