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hehe wink.gif. And the 4GB has to be in quotes with an asterisk: "4 GB*" tongue.gif
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That logic worked so well for Kepler and Maxwell owners.
well Maxwell owns big time (even more so when OCed), so yeah it very much did
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Originally Posted by ChevChelios View Post

well Maxwell owns big time (even more so when OCed), so yeah it very much did

780ti isn't exactly looking too good these days considering it came out after the 290x... and the fact that the older 290x is nipping on the heels of a 980 and sometimes pulls ahead? A 390x is just a 50mhz core oc on a 290x with a bandwidth bump due to a fairly easy to achieve memory speed bump ... and we've seen it's pretty clear where it stands these days.
Edited by SoloCamo - 7/9/16 at 9:42am
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290x is nipping on the heels of a 980 and sometimes pulls ahead?
https://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/AMD/RX_480/24.html it doesnt

and thats before you OC the 980 and add a further 20% gap between them redface.gif
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https://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/AMD/RX_480/24.html it doesnt

and thats before you OC the 980 and add a further 20% gap between them redface.gif

Because 290X can't OC too?
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Originally Posted by ChevChelios View Post

https://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/AMD/RX_480/24.html it doesnt

and thats before you OC the 980 and add a further 20% gap between them redface.gif
So you're telling me less than 7% difference isn't "nipping on the heels" of a 980?
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why do we even have to mention it for the 1000th time, can't people read something once and then just know it for the future ?


980 only 3% faster than 290x @4K





AIB 980 +10% over reference 980.




another +12-15% from overclocking



and we're looking at 25-30% at 4K now (resolutions favors AMD so that you don't complain I'm cherry picking, though I wonder how many ppl run 4K on 980). Doubt 290X can touch that. I had three 290 TriX cards, only one could do 1150MHz stable.
1500MHz on 980 is 30% over the reference clocks, can 290X even come close to that ?
Edited by Klocek001 - 7/9/16 at 8:38am
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Originally Posted by ChevChelios View Post

https://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/AMD/RX_480/24.html it doesnt

and thats before you OC the 980 and add a further 20% gap between them redface.gif
The point isn't that it can extend it's lead, it's the fact that the 290x stock is competing with a 900 series card where 780 has been left in the dust.
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Because 290X can't OC too?

Don't allow him to change the original argument, Nvidia are notorious for bad driver support after their new series are released.



Yes the 1060 might have the performance edge currently, but for those that don't buy GPUs often the rx 480 looks like the better card.
 
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why do we even have to mention it for the 1000th time, can't people read something once and then just know it for the future ?

Probably because individuals like yourself continue to spread misinformation and it takes 10 posts to counterbalance the misinformation presented in one post... rolleyes.gif

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Because 290X can't OC too?

Hawaii isn't exactly known for its overclock potential. Then again, the OC capacities of Maxwell are typically exaggerated as well.


Edited by Slomo4shO - 7/9/16 at 9:06am
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Probably because individuals like yourself continue to spread misinformation and it takes 10 posts to counterbalance the misinformation presented in one post... rolleyes.gif
Hawaii isn't exactly known for its overclock potential. Then again, the OC capacities of Maxwell are typically exaggerated as well.


lol that's 20% on air with no extra voltage.
still not satysfying enough for an individual who coincidentally runs four 290X's
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