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Just as I suspected, the GTX 1060 is not the RX 480 killer and the worthy GTX 980 successor NVIDIA flaunted and touted it to be. It is just barely faster than a GTX 970 in most benchmarks. As a result, it is in only neck-in-neck with a stock RX 480 in DirectX 11 benchmarks and behind in DirectX 12 metrics.
Source: http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/nvidia-geforce-gtx-1060-pascal,4679-5.html






I am so relieved I went with my gut and got "only" the $199 "4 GB" reference RX 480. It is, once unlocked, a fully capable 8 GB card, identical chip for chip in the hardware to the official 8 GB model, and the true price-to-performance king in this round of the GPU wars. Let's hope a nasty price war ensues shortly between AMD and NVIDIA as we hit the back-to-school and Labor Day mini shopping season.
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Thank you for the clarification with the memory chips thumb.gif - so it might be that the rom I used is not correct? I used the one from here
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IMO if you see usage of 6GB reported you are "good to go" and as you are not having a crash, etc.

What resolution did you try with ROTR?

I just tested it one more time at 1080p - Screenshot memory consumption ROTR

I also tried testing with Video Memory Stress Tester - but it somehow won`t allow for any values greater than 4065MB in OpenGL - and that test fails on me for some reason. (4000MB works fine) - so I am a bit confused, but it might be, that it`s 32bit and thus might have problems? I don`t actually know headscratch.gif

OCLMembench mentions something with "Memory available 4048MB of 8192MB" but tests beyond 4048MB screenshot

Maybe anyone with a proper 8GB card might be able to confirm these results?
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The ROM is correct, "untouched" and no issue IMO wink.gif .

GPU-Z supports correct monitoring of RX 480 for your purpose, W1zzard (the author) has access to RX 480 and tested the mod fully smile.gif .

If you have access to a higher resolution display from friend/family use it to test card wink.gif , but I think as you hit 6GB you are good to go .

Here is link to TPU article and I would read the thread based on this article on TPU forum wink.gif .
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So which of the 480s with 4GB were shipped with 8GB chips and CAN be flashed with 8GB VBIOS version?
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So which of the 480s with 4GB were shipped with 8GB chips and CAN be flashed with 8GB VBIOS version?

XFX with the 1266 mhz clocks can do it. That's a $199 card. It'll have a 4gb sticker of the 8gb printed on the box.
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I have 4 Powercolor 4GB and all flashed to 8GB.
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I can't find any 4GB in Europe, only place listing any is UK and they are overpriced. Anyone know if they even shipped any to EU? I wrote to a few shops again to ask about availability but their replies are often that they do not know, or yes we will sell this product but never say when or for how much, ...
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I have 4 Powercolor 4GB and all flashed to 8GB.

I have the same card - would you mind trying OCLMembench, VideoMemoryTester and Asus Radeon Memory Info so we could compare the results/findings
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I can't find any 4GB in Europe, only place listing any is UK and they are overpriced. Anyone know if they even shipped any to EU? I wrote to a few shops again to ask about availability but their replies are often that they do not know, or yes we will sell this product but never say when or for how much, ...

I`ve seen them restock quite frequently over the last weeks at some of the comparison portals (i.e. geizhals) - they are in stock infrequently and sell out pretty fast. Also don`t buy the cards with the assumption that you can flash it - at some point manufacturers will produce real 4GB cards
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I checked geizhals that's how I found the UK shops have them listed. Sure it's a hit or miss that's why I'm trying to get one locally which I could return if I am not satisfied with the product for any or no reason at all.
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I have 4 Powercolor 4GB and all flashed to 8GB.

I have the same card - would you mind trying OCLMembench, VideoMemoryTester and Asus Radeon Memory Info so we could compare the results/findings

Sorry I'm mining with these cards and would rather not have any down time, but I'm sure those cards are all the same.
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