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Originally Posted by traktor View Post

RX 480 = 163 W
GTX 1070 = 145W
GTX 1080 = 166W

That's impossible. Polaris is at Nvidia's Maxwell generation. That is depressing.

That is what I don't understand.

It's a freaking huge difference. Like unreal. Both the GTX 1070 and GTX 1080 are much better than the RX 480 but use roughly the same power. That kinda makes no sense at all.
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R5 250 is an entry level card.

The RX480 is a mainstream/performance card.

No. The R5 250 is just plain low/entry level not worth the money unless all you do is play Facebook Games card. Maybe Minecraft.
The RX 480 is a Virtual Reality card marketed for entry level VR system with DX12 Capabilities. Its a different type of card.
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Originally Posted by ChevChelios View Post

what in the holy hell are you talking about ??

Im comparing CF 480 vs 1080 (& 1070)
I bought a G1 1080 for 697 EUR

right now theres listings of 8GB ref 480 for 300+ EUR from the same shops .. it will probably go down to 280 soon


and I was showing performance, not price

because I recall some ppl saying how they were gonna buy CF 480 and beat a 1080 .. RIP dreams

the "CF 480 >= 1080" train got derailed hard too today redface.gif
you still havent answered to this
https://www.computerbase.de/2016-06/radeon-rx-480-test/13/#diagramm-call-of-duty-black-ops-iii-2560-1440_2
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I need something more yes.

What others need I don't know.

After it became clear that AMD plans on hitting the 200-300$ budget crowd I lowered my expectations. I expected :

- 200-239$
- GTX 980 performance
- better performance/watt than 28nm GPUs
- moderate overclockability.

and I was disappointed by today. It's as simple as that. Other people may have had lower expectations. Good for them I guess.
Games performance were hidden to last day before nda drop. That real game benchamrks leak was already showing us that its going to fight 970 not 980. Overclock was also a thing with ref board. When i first saw info about ref cards not hitting 1.4GHz i knew it was a real stuff and we have to wait for custom pcb cards with more pins delivering power. Price is a "new stuff tax". But in the end i have to say that i also thought it will have more raw power. I was hoping it was going to be a sweet spot between 970 and 980. Well, you cant have it all i guess wink.gif
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That is what I don't understand.

It's a freaking huge difference. Like unreal. Both the GTX 1070 and GTX 1080 are much better than the RX 480 but use roughly the same power. That kinda makes no sense at all.

 

I think it's direct from globalfoundry.

post #356 of 3674
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Originally Posted by Erick Silver View Post

No. The R5 250 is just plain low/entry level not worth the money unless all you do is play Facebook Games card. Maybe Minecraft.
The RX 480 is a Virtual Reality card marketed for entry level VR system with DX12 Capabilities. Its a different type of card.

That is your definition.

You are even starting to switch up your words like a hypocrite. Read your 2 posts then you see what I mean.
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Not all games get CF scaling that is close to that. A large chunk dont work with CF at all.
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- 200-239$
- GTX 980 performance
- better performance/watt than 28nm GPUs
- moderate overclockability.

To be fair, those were not very high expectations to begin with. All in all, a failed product launch... This image sums it up well enough:




Nvidia: Titan X performance at half the price!
AMD: Near R9 290X performance at half the price! rolleyes.gif

Asking for greater performance than from 3 years ago is asking for too much from AMD. tongue.gif
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Great, between the 970 and 980 in performance.....lets see what nvidia does with the 1060
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I need something more yes.

What others need I don't know.

After it became clear that AMD plans on hitting the 200-300$ budget crowd I lowered my expectations. I expected :

- 200-239$
- GTX 980 performance
- better performance/watt than 28nm GPUs
- moderate overclockability.

and I was disappointed by today. It's as simple as that. Other people may have had lower expectations. Good for them I guess.

They have a lot better p/w than THEIR 28nm GPUS. They cant match the power efficiency of the small chips from nvidia. They use different architectures and AMD with GCN can't match Pascell power efficiency no matter what.

Also if you search a lot of reviews aside of the temp throttling the gpu performs around 390 performance. In dx12 most of the times it is faster than 980. On computerbase they have tests without throttling

I know that this forum expects more but this gpu offers what is suppose to offers.
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