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Some very conflicting reviews right there. But looks like overall it's where it was expected. Slightly disappointed by the power draw, expected 150W max, but can't be helped.
For people wondering why perf/w is at ~970~980 level, it's because GCN is a more complicated architecture. Chances are it will be used in firepro cards for 1/2DP, NVidia's mainstream cards only have 1/32 DP to SP unit ratio, thus resulting in a much more efficient card.
I'd pick one up but the only problem for me is the price. First cards in my country cost 340€.. Not much better on NVidia side though: cheapest 1070 - 600€, cheapest 1080 - 830€. Sucks for me m8s.

280 euro here for Gigabyte RX480 but will probably drop down a bit in coming weeks.
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just RotR and Hitman then ?

Huh? Doom fury X.............

Division it's near a 980ti lol?

Take whatever you want from those OC results, it's a good card for the price.
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sure, but Nvidia is in the GPU market aswell.

It simply isn't enough. When you have a 14nm GPU in 2016 then 28nm GPU from 2016 power/perf simply isn't good enough.

WHy you care so much about power/watt? The price is really good and this is the only thing that the gpu needs. The power that needs are low enough for amd to sell it to OEMs and to the majority of gamers.

It is a low mid range card and they improved a lot vs their previous products. Maybe you need to clean your head from the hype. It's 200 bucks even pitcairn release price was 350 and it couldnt beat 580 on release.

AMD 28nm gpus never matched the power efficiency of the nvidia gpus except the big dies like hawaii and fiji matching gk110 and gm200.
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well the card is not as big a failure as Bulldozer is, but it is still worse than my lowered expectations frown.gif

Considering that you are comparing it to Bulldozer...
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I know what you are talking about. After two green cards im going back to red team (tired of drivers issues and lower perfomance with newer drivers).

I have had driver issues with both Nvidia and AMD, but never anything really bad.

AMD products do age pretty well. My 290X got better basically every month from 2014 to 2016.

Nvidia products are great if you have money and buy a new one very year.
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Nvidia products are great if you have money and buy a new one very year.

Also good for shills on a forum trying to derail an AMD product launch
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Huh?

Division it's near a 980ti lol?

Take whatever you want from those OC results, it's a good card for the price.
but you were comparing it to Fury X .. (and also an OCed 980Ti is 25% faster than stock 980Ti)

anyway yeah it has some OC hype left, lets see what the partners do with it thumb.gif
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WHy you care so much about power/watt? The price is really good and this is the only thing that the gpu needs. The power that needs are low enough for amd to sell it to OEMs and to the majority of gamers.

It is a low mid range card and they improved a lot vs their previous products. Maybe you need to clean your head from the hype. It's 200 bucks even pitcairn release price was 350 and it couldnt beat 580 on release.

AMD 28nm gpus never matched the power efficiency of the nvidia gpus except the big dies like hawaii and fiji matching gk110 and gm200.

It gives us a good indication of what is to come from future 14nm AMD products.

I was hoping for VEGA10 (RX490) but now I am not so sure anymore considering perf/watt of RX480 is terrible. It's the same architecture
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I have had driver issues with both Nvidia and AMD, but never anything really bad.

AMD products do age pretty well. My 290X got better basically every month from 2014 to 2016.

Nvidia products are great if you have money and buy a new one very year.
that is why im going to invest in better company, even if the product didnt match my expectations. But ill just wait for custom cards wink.gifthumb.gif
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People are crazy, 970 are selling right now for 280$ or more, 980 for $350 or more...and this 4GB card too at 199 is performing between them?? what more dou you want ?? this card will get the 1060 price dow from the originals plans of NVIDIA for sure, and that is a win for both red and green teams
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