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post #1231 of 1449
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Originally Posted by Majin SSJ Eric View Post

Objectively about 5-8% faster for 25-50% more money. And that performance advantage will evaporate when you test a 480 that doesn't throttle to 1200 MHz (but so will it's price advantage I suppose). Pretty even cards overall.

Your still getting an extra 2gb of extra memory which will show itself eventually.

Additionally, only the initial launch of cards is getting 2ghz ddr5 memory. What AMD actually specified for the 4gb version was 1750mhz memory.

The 4gb version was rushed, so all they did was take the 8gb version, slap on a new bios and relabeled them 4gb rx480s.

Since there is no cost saving, this is a temporary run. Basically AMD is taking a hit on their profit margin by selling for the card at 50 less while not having a product that is any cheaper to produce.

Most cards going forward are going to come only with 4gb of 1750mhz, which will produce a real savings for AMD. Since the rx480 seems bandwidth constrained in alot of scenarios, this is likely to have some impact on performance. Not a crazy amount but 3% on average would not be out of the question and it would also limit potential overclock gains as well.

Why more people are using the 8gb version as a comparison point for the rx480 is that it is more readily available by far. If your going to always state the 450 dollar and 699 pricing of the 1070 and 1080 respectively as their price points as you have being doing in your posts, your going to have to use the 240 and up pricing of the rx480. There are 400 dollar 1070 and 620 dollar 1080's available. But being mostly sold out, makes them just as unavailable a a 199 dollar rx480.
post #1232 of 1449
There IS one model of 1080 that goes for $610: http://www.evga.com/Products/Product.aspx?pn=08G-P4-5180-KR

But I shudder to think what the noise/cooling ratio is like on that thing.
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There IS one model of 1080 that goes for $610: http://www.evga.com/Products/Product.aspx?pn=08G-P4-5180-KR

But I shudder to think what the noise/cooling ratio is like on that thing.

 

"Well the circle spins but it's not connected to a fan or anything, we just thought it looked cool. The high-pitched shriek it makes is also pretty neat, we thought. It lets you know the card is ready for action!" - Totally Non-Imaginary EVGA Spokesthing

     
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Sounds about right.
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There IS one model of 1080 that goes for $610: http://www.evga.com/Products/Product.aspx?pn=08G-P4-5180-KR

But I shudder to think what the noise/cooling ratio is like on that thing.

If it sounds anything like 670 FTW sli....................
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post #1236 of 1449
Don't know if this was posted here:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Q4VT3AzIBXSfKZdsJF94qvlJ7Mb1VvJvLowX6dmHWVo/edit#gid=0

Of the 56 games the 1060 has a lead in 51 of them throughout all of the review sites sampled. 1060 is the king, discussion is OVAR. Now, waiting on the good models to come down in price lol.
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Don't know if this was posted here:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Q4VT3AzIBXSfKZdsJF94qvlJ7Mb1VvJvLowX6dmHWVo/edit#gid=0

Of the 56 games the 1060 has a lead in 51 of them throughout all of the review sites sampled. 1060 is the king, discussion is OVAR. Now, waiting on the good models to come down in price lol.

But the RX480 will be 5% faster in those 5 games in 3 years so no point getting the 1060.
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But the RX480 will be 5% faster in those 5 games in 3 years so no point getting the 1060.

but but if your still playing those games in 3 years rolleyes.gif
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but but if your still playing those games in 3 years rolleyes.gif

but in 3 years you are still playing games in DX11 rolleyes.gif
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It's always been like this. It's not a huge shock. Usually one card is faster than the other...except in a handful of games.

So, do what we did since the early freaking 90s. Look at the benchmarks for the games you play. Oh, wow....a 42-page thread summarized into two posts. redface.gifredface.gif
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