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Pick up RX 480 now, or wait and see how it will do?

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Hello. My question is basically what the title states. I will be gaming at 1080p@60.

Thank you.
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going by the reviews. it should be a great card for 1080p at 60hz. potentially a little overkill
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waste imo. you'll just end up wanting something better soon.
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waste imo. you'll just end up wanting something better soon.

Like what?
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waste imo. you'll just end up wanting something better soon.

this comment makes little sense as a rx480 is maxing out a single 1080p at 60hz screen at highest settings going by the reviews. There are better cards, but not at the price point which I think is were the OP was looking for. Just about everything 'better' is double the price and complete overkill for 1080p.
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I would wait for non-ref models. The reference one is terrible... bad cooling and bad overclocking.
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I would wait for non-ref models. The reference one is terrible... bad cooling and bad overclocking.

This. Should be a good card otherwise but it literally just released.
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I would wait for non-ref models. The reference one is terrible... bad cooling and bad overclocking.

Wait for Non Reference models as apparently the reference models are having power consumption issues. I read somewhere that its pulling 90w from the PCI Slot. No good mang!
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I would wait for non-ref models. The reference one is terrible... bad cooling and bad overclocking.
No overclocking for me anymore:).
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No overclocking for me anymore:).

It's overclocking itself anyway... if the temperature gets too hot it will just lower the clock and thus the performance.
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