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Thats 4 cards. Not even the same thing.

Would you care to bench it yourself? Or are you just going to stick to your claim without providing support?
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Even a good 290 can match a 980 easily wink.gif

http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/13073390

Hawaii is so strong after 3 years.

Never really needed any bios tweaks 'cause i have 2. Here is with a 390 bios 290 . . .

http://www.3dmark.com/fs/7734087
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I really hope someone puts out a card with the reference ports. I don't want that dvi clogging up the exhaust.
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I really hope someone puts out a card with the reference ports. I don't want that dvi clogging up the exhaust.

Centrifugal type fans have high enough static pressure that the DVI port is pretty much providing little resistance to air flow. In axial fans used in most AIB designs it also matters little because maybe 10% of the exhaust goes out through the back.
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Centrifugal type fans have high enough static pressure that the DVI port is pretty much providing little resistance to air flow. In axial fans used in most AIB designs it also matters little because maybe 10% of the exhaust goes out through the back.
It's about the aesthetics too.
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It's about the aesthetics too.

Do you seriously see the I/O ports on the back of your PC on a daily basis? I don't, and a lot of folks value a DL-DVI port still, especially those using those OCable Korean displays that use that interface. Buy a reference RX 480 if the DVI bothers you rolleyes.gif
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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 ?

I bought two 290, one could do 1200MHz the other 1160MHZ, in crossfire, had to keep both at 1160MHz - stable in everything!
 
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Where did I ask for every single non reference board design to discontinue dvi? I said I hope someone does. If I wanted a reference cooler I wouldn't have cancelled my order from newegg.

Where did i say every AIB should contain DVI? rolleyes.gif I'm well aware that the reference cooler is awful, but as it stands it looks like all AIB 480s will have DVI, and its better for it.
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Another test. Throttling 480 beating OC'ed 970 in Far Cry Primal @1080p ultra:
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Another test. Throttling 480 beating OC'ed 970 in Far Cry Primal @1080p ultra:

lol on i7 6700K laugher.gif

Meaning chances of a budget gamer getting the same fps as in the video are 0% since rx480 is plaugued with dx11 overhead problems, which amd can't sort out for years, that's why they use 4K resolution in their marketing benchmarks even for a $200 card

http://www.purepc.pl/karty_graficzne/premiera_amd_radeon_rx_480_polaris_test_karty_graficznej?page=0,16

http://www.purepc.pl/karty_graficzne/premiera_amd_radeon_rx_480_polaris_test_karty_graficznej?page=0,17

http://www.purepc.pl/karty_graficzne/premiera_amd_radeon_rx_480_polaris_test_karty_graficznej?page=0,18

http://www.purepc.pl/karty_graficzne/premiera_amd_radeon_rx_480_polaris_test_karty_graficznej?page=0,19


btw if that post was supposed to prove something then it just proved how desperate the situation is when you need an i7 6700K to beat a two-year old GTX 970 in AMD sponsored game by mere 5 fps on average.
Edited by Klocek001 - 7/10/16 at 2:00am
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