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post #1011 of 1449
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Originally Posted by Ha-Nocri View Post

Maybe, but AMD had more available cards at launch than NV, at least 2-3 times from what we can gather so far.

Do we know how many 1060's are available?
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post #1012 of 1449
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Originally Posted by dmasteR View Post

Do we know how many 1060's are available?
Ppl are talking about that there is none at stock at some big retailers, while 480 was available. Also this
post #1013 of 1449
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Originally Posted by Slomo4shO View Post

You do have a one track mind rofl

He'll understand once the AIB's drop.. Or more than likely won't want to understand.






See that Chev? 19% faster than the reference with a 5% overclock. You have any idea why that might be? Lol, take these marketing pieces with salt but it still proves the point.. The 1060 doesn't have much in the tank, just like the 1070/80, whereas the 480 is thermal and power limited from the get go, let alone when trying to overclock it.. AIB's might surprise us a bit.
post #1014 of 1449
Availability is huge problem. This effect people more then they thing if they are buying these cards. Even AIB will price cards higher if there not many available. People will also pay more to have it 2-3 weeks before. I remember back when HD 58XX came out. AMD had 6 months to sell cards but stocks low and price got higher.
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He'll understand once the AIB's drop.. Or more than likely won't want to understand.
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See that Chev? 19% faster than the reference with a 5% overclock. You have any idea why that might be? Lol, take these marketing pieces with salt but it still proves the point.. The 1060 doesn't have much in the tank, just like the 1070/80, whereas the 480 is thermal and power limited from the get go, let alone when trying to overclock it.. AIB's might surprise us a bit.

Ummm 5% overclock? If so I can almost say with certainty they either did something wrong or gimped the ref 480 on purpose, or those slides are just fake. You don't just gain 19% performance with a 5% overclock, it makes no sense.
post #1016 of 1449
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Originally Posted by GorillaSceptre View Post



> Asus charts

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thats on the level of "1060 review guide benches"


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AIB's might surprise us a bit.
yeah they might push OC from 1400 to 1450 redface.gif

we'll find out, but possibly only in August frown.gif
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You do have a one track mind rofl

He'll understand once the AIB's drop.. Or more than likely won't want to understand.






See that Chev? 19% faster than the reference with a 5% overclock. You have any idea why that might be? Lol, take these marketing pieces with salt but it still proves the point.. The 1060 doesn't have much in the tank, just like the 1070/80, whereas the 480 is thermal and power limited from the get go, let alone when trying to overclock it.. AIB's might surprise us a bit.


What are the frequencies? It seems that the 1060 is also able to get up to 14% more performance when overclocked, so it doesn't seem like the RX 480 can close the gap too much.

Still, why aren't those cards out yet? AMD apparently doesn't learn from their mistakes. The R9 290X / 290 were great cards with crappy reference coolers, and now they release a card with a hefty VRM design but with a crappy cooler that lets the whole thing down and the AIB cards still aren't out.
 
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What are the frequencies? It seems that the 1060 is also able to get up to 14% more performance when overclocked, so it doesn't seem like the RX 480 can close the gap too much.

Still, why aren't those cards out yet? AMD apparently doesn't learn from their mistakes. The R9 290X / 29'0 were great cards with crappy reference coolers, and now they release a card with a hefty VRM design but with a crappy cooler that lets the whole thing down and the AIB cards still aren't out.

Perhaps AMD knows how supply limited NV are, and AIB realize they had time to wait until after the 1060 launch to adjust their cards as needed.
post #1019 of 1449
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Ummm 5% overclock? If so I can almost say with certainty they either did something wrong or gimped the ref 480 on purpose, or those slides are just fake. You don't just gain 19% performance with a 5% overclock, it makes no sense.

It is AMD. How are you still surprised by their self sabotage nature?
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I'd say it's more an Asus fail than anything else.

And also yet another reason to avoid Asus GPUs, not that I need any more.
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