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It's been done before.




Although not for gaming, but rather for rendering. Multi-GPU gaming like that would be immensely complex.
It's not a perfect card by any stretch of imagination. The Fury and Fury X are bottlenecked - otherwise we'd see 45% better performance with 45% more shdaers. It's most likely the triangle output and the rest of the front end. Doubling the RBEs would have also been good. Still when you factor in how well the GCN architecture has aged, it's pretty impressive.


With any luck, they will rectify this in Vega. We should see some pretty decent leaps in Vega and hopefully a much better GPU overall.
A lot of it comes down the GCN architecture. In theory, its a much more powerful architecture, but in practice, the real world performance has been short of the theoretical specs.

Over time, it's gotten a lot closer to its true potential and has made massive relative gains compared to the Nvidia cards of its generation. Plus AMD was quite forward thinking when they made a hardware scheduler + ACEs, even if there were power consumption penalties in DX11.

I suspect that this will continue even with Vega being released because Vega will just be a major upgrade of GCN and not a leap like saw VLIW to GCN was.

I am sure it's not, as I have seen some of the staunchest AMD fans post something similar (not that I really understand what front end/back end , rasterizers, etc mean...but, I assume it's not a good thing ...lol). However, I have yet to come across a scenario where this card didn't provide me a smooth experience; 1440p, 4K 27 inch, ultrawide, albeit at a lower fps.
Either my previous experience with Nvidia had completely jaded me because I had stuttering in a number of newer games with Titans, or game patches fixed the games when I got around to finally trying the same games with Fury, or AMD drivers really are better than what I initially perceived them to be, or my expectations bar was not set too high to begin with- perhaps a combination of all of the above.. Lol..

But, here is the thing, what card is perfect? 980 Ti doesn't seem to have dx12/vulkan capability, 1080 only provides incremental gains in dx11 games over the 980ti, and I am not entirely convinced of its dx12/vulkan capability inspite of that synthetic benchmark. My guess is that synthetic benchmark was developed by Nvidia and handed over to Futuremark for distribution (ok, just being facetious here... Lol)

So, the way I look at it is this: Fury is good enough in DX 11 to hang close enough to 980ti, from my perspective anyway. But, what has been a nice surprise is to see Fury do really well in vulkan/ and may be dx12 too down the road. I don't have time to play new games the moment they come out, but whenever I do have little bit of time to play, hopefully this "future proofing" will continue to provide an enjoyable experience on both current and future games. I am not certain if I would have felt the same way had I purchased a 980 Ti or TitanX at the time.

I guess what I am saying is that I tried to look for reasons to dump the Fury to satisfy my "pursuit of perfection itch".. Lol , but my experience doesn't make it easy, nor do the current options available in the market today ... Lol
Edited by provost - 7/15/16 at 6:48pm
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Yup, Definitely asian. biggrin.gif

HSI is based out of Hong Kong tongue.gif
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HSI is based out of Hong Kong tongue.gif

to be fair, almost every gpu aib partner is based in asia, except like EVGA
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I'm about to start running a set of benchmarks, synthetic and games, comparing stock clocks to my max clock. I do have an aftermarket cooler(arctic mono plus) so I'm not too focused on temps but I will note the max temps for each benchmark. Are there any additional games/benchmarks/settings anyone would like to see?

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Would be awesome if you could test 1440p no AA with the games you've listed
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Well this is very said for AMD. Raja Koduri actually disappointed me.. where are AIB cards? Raja? WHERE?!

I mean.. who will buy retail cards? WHO? few people that cannot wait?... almost 20 days after the launch of RX 480 and still no AIB cards... really sad.

Massage to AMD - We do not need your retail cards! All we need is AIB cards from ASUS, MSI, POWER COLOR, SAPPHIRE, XFX, GIGABYTE and so on...
Nobody almost nobody cares about retail cards! When will you learn it?!
Edited by Themisseble - 7/17/16 at 9:43am
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Well this is very said for AMD. Raja Koduri actually disappointed me.. where are AIB cards? Raja? WHERE?!

I mean.. who will buy retail cards? WHO? few people that cannot wait?... almost 20 days after the launch of RX 480 and still no AIB cards... really sad.

Massage to AMD - We do not need your retail cards! All we need is AIB cards from ASUS, MSI, POWER COLOR, SAPPHIRE, XFX, GIGABYTE and so on...
Nobody almost nobody cares about retail cards! When will you learn it?!

Plenty of people do considering they're sold out.
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Plenty of people do considering they're sold out.
I know... but I am mad because there is still no AIB cards.
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they're sold out.
supply issues ? rolleyes.gif
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I know... but I am mad because there is still no AIB cards.

 

Go shout at the AIBs then.

   
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