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Originally Posted by noilly View Post

offering past performance for less money is business as usual for hardware. what I'm saying is that it's not even that much less money
lol you do understand that this card is 40% better than 380 right? this is what is suppose to be
we are not talking about 390 level of card here that was suppose to replace an actualy high end card stop twisting everything.......
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Originally Posted by SuperZan View Post

Performs at the 970/980 level AKA the 390/390x level. Improves some of the worst of AMD's DX11 performance, looks very nice in DX12.
it does not perform ot 980/390X level though

its at 970/390 or slightly above
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http://www.legitreviews.com/amd-radeon-rx-480-4gb-video-cards-8gb-memory_183548

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Want in on a little secret? AMD and their board partners had some problems sourcing enough 8Gbps GDDR5 memory for the Radeon RX 480 launch today. That caused AMD to lower the clock speeds at the very last minute, so now the Radeon RX 480 will be using at least 7Gbps GDDR5 memory and we have learned that ultimately it is up to the board partners to pick what they want to use. Since there was not enough parts to build the Radeon RX 480 4GB cards for the launch today all the at-launch cards are shipping with 8GB of 8Gbps GDDR5 memory.
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I expect zero difference in performance at 1920x1080 and 2560x1440 for most games.

Some games need a bit more recently I think (new doom game for example) so maybe best going for the 8gb unless your on a very strict budget

Still though , only £175 it is tempting
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Originally Posted by ChevChelios View Post

it does not perform ot 980/390X level though

its at 970/390 or slightly above

"or slightly above" - are you really going to say within a few fps on most games is not within reach of 390x/980 level now?
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Why people is complaining about the performance of a mainstream card like a RX 480?

AMD clearly comparing to a 300-375w TPB, the 2.5x perf-watt of GCN4 improvement,with minimal changes to the architecture structure,they brought down the power from 340w card to the half. while reaching similar level of performance on the mainstream resolution (1920x1080) with same memory size, what It used to be 450usd card performance now it is 50% less money, similar level of compute, improved tessellation/triangle throughput while culling triangles, improving memory bandwidth compared to the latest compression algorimth,improving the shader efficiency for compute/graphic/audio tasks.improving the Crossfire scaling which shows similar performance of a 700usd+ card for just 57% its price.

If it fails to deliver greater perf over 1920x1080 is due to the ROPs or Memory Bottleneck, but people still gets performance of what used to be a 130usd more expesive card on 1440+ , and allowing an affordable VR card, and they keep complaning.

All from a card that replaces the R9 380
Edited by PontiacGTX - 6/29/16 at 2:14pm
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Some games need a bit more recently I think (new doom game for example) so maybe best going for the 8gb unless your on a very strict budget

Still though , only £175 it is tempting

I can play Doom on a 2gb 750 Ti. There is no way that the nightmare textures/shadows are worth $40.
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it does not perform ot 980/390X level though

its at 970/390 or slightly above

 

That's seemed very dependent on the game. It's clearly sat between the two, closer to 390 but still capable of performing closer to the 980. Given a driver or two I'd be very surprised if the balance weren't reversed, particularly after the AIB cards come out. Point being, as a starting point this is pretty much where reasonable expectations reckoned the card would be and lo, here it is. It's not the greatest card ever designed nor is it the worst. It's pretty much what it's supposed to be.

     
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5% faster than 970 and 24W less tongue.gif

But we're talking last-gen Nvidia vs current-gen AMD. Hell, under-five-years-old AMD is equally appropriate. They were still releasing driver updates for TeraScale until last fall, an architecture they stopped selling with the 7000 series (other than crap OEM rebrands, but those never count). The Nvidia conspiracies that they were crippling performance on previous gen card? They weren't entirely without merit. I don't think it was intentionally crippling them per se but rather failing to optimize and focusing on the current-gen stuff instead. Meanwhile, AMD continues to optimize their GPUs regardless of age. Take a look:




The 270X vs the 760 is the most interesting case since it's over the longest time and has GPUs from the same tiers as the 970, 1070, and RX 480 competing. In 2.5 years, AMD drivers have managed to - assuming Nvidia drivers did absolutely nothing for or against the 760 - give about 40% extra performance for free to 270X owners.

So the 970 might lose by 5% now. But give it a couple years, and it will be losing by about 30% if not more.
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it does not perform ot 980/390X level though

its at 970/390 or slightly above
oh and what was amd promise about 480?
was it the destroyed of world?
the conqueror of time?
the dicactor of universe?
or was it slightly less than 980? aka above 970?
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