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Agreed, performance in battlefield will be THE deciding factor for me. Blizzard games and battlefield are my main titles and blizzard games run well on nearly anything, idc about 110fps vs 150fps in wow. Lol
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There are a 8 different auctions on eBay that will end in 7 hours, they're currently going for 275$ to 290$ and they're all 980Tis reference, if you're lucky you might snag one for 300$!

At this point so late in the game I think an AMD fury non X would be a better card though, I was blown away to see the Fury X beat the GTX 1080 on Doom with Vulkan when using Async Shaders (TSSAA X8), the Fury Non X should be 5-8% behind the Fury X making it much faster than a GTX 1070 on Vulkan games like Doom.

This late in the game AMD cards do tend to shine, and Nvidia doesn't have a good history of optimizing older architectures, especially now when DX12 and Vulkan are the APIs used for every game that's coming out now, be it at launch or a patch.

If I hadn't bought a 1070 G1 when it came out I'd be buying a Fury Non X right now, which by the way goes for cheaper, I've seen them sold as low as 280$!
Yeah maybe on eBay from USA where prices are much lower but in EU, it's 400+ EUR. Lemme check eBay.com, yeah 300+ USD, which after shipping and customs/taxes is gonna be as bad as 400 EUR.
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I find it funny people say to use high and not ultra when you ***** about FPS and 4k as if you want the best but then say dont use ultra

It must be better if its harder to run maybe your eye just cant see it? like going from 60 fps to 144 you still want the 144 even if you cant tell the difference but not the ultra textures?
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Looks like the 460 is too hot for passive cooling.
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Looks like the 460 is too hot for passive cooling.

I'm sure you could put a passive cooler on the RX 460 if you wanted to, but that would probably cost more than a smaller heatsink w/ fan.
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Looks like the 460 is too hot for passive cooling.

The RX 460 reference cooler isn't very impressive and the WX4100 will come in SFF so I see no reason why it can't be passively cooled...




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Looks like the 460 is too hot for passive cooling.

its just not economical. the hottest AIB passive cooled card that i can recall was sapphire's ultimate 7770. the 7770 had 640 stream processors on 28nm. The 460 is 896 on 14nm FF. the 7770 was also a 150w card, and the 460 specs as a 75w card (meaning that it doesnt use a 6 pin pci-e connector). I wouldn't be surprised if the 460 could be passively cooled, it's just that there isn't any demand for it.
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its just not economical. the hottest AIB passive cooled card that i can recall was sapphire's ultimate 7770. the 7770 had 640 stream processors on 28nm. The 460 is 896 on 14nm FF. the 7770 was also a 150w card, and the 460 specs as a 75w card (meaning that it doesnt use a 6 pin pci-e connector). I wouldn't be surprised if the 460 could be passively cooled, it's just that there isn't any demand for it.
Didn't that require a lot of case fans? That wouldn't have worked inside a fanless case regardless of how good the ventilation is.
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I find it funny people say to use high and not ultra when you ***** about FPS and 4k as if you want the best but then say dont use ultra

It must be better if its harder to run maybe your eye just cant see it? like going from 60 fps to 144 you still want the 144 even if you cant tell the difference but not the ultra textures?

First of all, I'm not one of the people you described, I hope.

But even a newbie (namely me) could tell you that high / ultra textures is about how pretty the game looks, and 60 vs 144 fps is about how smooth the game will run, which for some people is the major factor to decide whether the game is enjoyable



If no one can see the difference between 60 and 100, why would 120-144hz monitors have any market share? I don't think everyone out there is buying for e-peen.
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