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Originally Posted by Butthurt Beluga View Post

Is it bad that simply because the cheese grater was painted black, my feelings toward the aesthetic has flipped 180°?
Still, I'm very excited to see some AIBs - hopefully sooner rather than later.

no. color is very important.

Like the inside of a case, remember when they used to be silver/grey? looks horrible

now they are black. looks amazing smile.gif
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post #982 of 3674
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Is it bad that simply because the cheese grater was painted black, my feelings toward the aesthetic has flipped 180°?
Still, I'm very excited to see some AIBs - hopefully sooner rather than later.

I like it too. They also have a feature where the fan can poop out and if they break you get new fan shipped to you.
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After reading Guru3D's review, I think I'm warming to the card. Not the reference version (which I think is a hot mess, literally), but possible AIB versions.
    
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Performance is where i expected and price is alright. But I am really disappointed that Polaris hasn't done anything on efficiency front compared to previous architecture, only benefitting from node shrink. AMD had opportunity to close the gap since Nvidia only released Maxwell 2.0 on smaller node but failed to do so.

This is basically a repeat of 28nm generation.
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My original response to the cheese grater was "would look better black".

I feel confident in saying that I was right. It looks night and day different redface.gif

Since sapphire had mock ups done a while ago, I wonder how long it will take for them to paint them all and release lol
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Anybody watched any of this guy yet???

He's only got 30K+ subs, but is VERY knowledgeable (above avg. for a tuber anyway) and worth a look-see.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2IcRF201cEc thumb.gif
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My 290x is tired... ...so tired... He just wants to lay down for a moment. Just one moment.

NOOO... DON'T GO TOWARD THE LIGHT! I NEED YOU STILL

Shhhh shhhhshhhhshhhh

It's ok, everything's gonna be alright.

Although as a desperate last measure, you could always just use an AED apply more volts. biggrin.gif
post #988 of 3674
I wonder if using a mobo with extra power (molex/6pin/8pin) would alleviate some of the power draw issue with the new card???
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AMD is now focused on competing with products from 2+ years ago... Zen is targeting 22nm Haswell IPC and Polaris/Vega will be attempting to match the performance and power consumption of 28 nm Maxwell... rolleyes.gif
Edited by Slomo4shO - 6/29/16 at 4:29pm
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$340 in Canada [8gb only available] =262.73 US Dollar @ NCIX/Memory Express
However the king of pc components NEWEGG has 4gb for $259.99 and 8gb for $309.99
Still rather get a used 970
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