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I could see douchebags sending the cards back if they don't unlock.

Why do they have to be a d-bag?
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Very easy - go to a retail store and find a box with the 4GB sticker on it:




Under the sticker is the pre-printed 8GB on the box... wink.gif
 
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Very easy - go to a retail store and find a box with the 4GB sticker on it:




Under the sticker is the pre-printed 8GB on the box... wink.gif

Very nice thumb.gif
post #44 of 92
Some jerk on this site spread thr lie that it only had 4 gb daying he had taken his card apart. Ocn is not so great a place anymore with people like that and app the fanboys/viral marketers.

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Very easy - go to a retail store and find a box with the 4GB sticker on it:




Under the sticker is the pre-printed 8GB on the box... wink.gif

Lets see how long it takes RX 480 8GB owners to file a class action lawsuit for price discrimination under the Robinson-Patman Act...
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post #46 of 92
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Lets see how long it takes RX 480 8GB owners to file a class action lawsuit for price discrimination under the Robinson-Patman Act...

To be fair - it is advertised and only working as 4GB... Just people are hacking it to work as 8GB, but not all 4GB retail cards can do it.
post #47 of 92
It's a gift. Enjoy it.

For $40 you get the pleasure of having a fully supported card without the need to flash an alt BIOS. And if you return it, you'll get 8GB back, not a 4GB 'corrected' card with the proper 4GB density chips. rolleyes.gif

I don't see the downside here, spoken as someone with a 290x that thinks she's a 390x.
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Some jerk on this site spread thr lie that it only had 4 gb daying he had taken his card apart. Ocn is not so great a place anymore with people like that and app the fanboys/viral marketers.

Are we sure there really are no 4GB cards? I saw that guy and had no reason to believe there might not be some real 4GB cards.

That would be very cool if true, I loved unlocking my 6950s to 6970s, but it would be very odd to have no BOM differences at all. Only a BIOS that de-clocks and locks out half of each chip? tongue.gif
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Very easy - go to a retail store and find a box with the 4GB sticker on it:




Under the sticker is the pre-printed 8GB on the box... wink.gif

Some made a real 4-GB Box with no stickers, thats even more weird...
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Are we sure there really are no 4GB cards? I saw that guy and had no reason to believe there might not be some real 4GB cards.

That would be very cool if true, I loved unlocking my 6950s to 6970s, but it would be very odd to have no BOM differences at all. Only a BIOS that de-clocks and locks out half of each chip? tongue.gif

these cards may only be reviewer cards thus are all 8GB physically.

the most likely thing that they would do is they'd use 8chips of K4G41325FC-HC28 (8x4Gbit chips) instead.
Edited by epic1337 - 7/6/16 at 12:05am
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