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post #211 of 1449
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Originally Posted by ChevChelios View Post

people keep talking about $199 480, but IIRC the majority of 480s being sold are the $240 8GB ones


No offense, but this an idiotic statement. So what if the $240 one sells better? The point is you CAN buy a RX 480 for $199. No one has said that the 4GB would outsell the 8GB. But again, that's not the point. If the prices and performance are correct, is a current 8% gain and one fewer GB with no multi-gpu option worth $50 to a gamer on a budget?

To this gamer on a budget, it is not.

But again, people talk about the $199 option because it's available, no one is forcing anyone to spend 40 more dollars.
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post #212 of 1449
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How is nVidia's driver support for their old cards? Say, after GTX 10XX is 2 or 3 years old?

Does nVidia keep updating them, or simply say "oh sorry just buy our new video cards"?

post #213 of 1449
But is that a result of nVidia slacking off on drivers, or AMD improving drivers? I'm thinking it's mostly the latter tongue.gif
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You can view it either way, though the end result seems to be the same. AMD's GPUs seem to age better. I mean my God look at how far hawaii has come. From matching/beating a 780, to matching/beating a 780Ti, to now trading blows with a 980.
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post #215 of 1449
Thanks for the chart. It crazy how the performance differences diminish in just 11 months on some of them. Heck i think GTX 980/Ti are still there simply because of their raw power alone (instead of driver improvements) .

Thesere are things I will take into account when upgrading. (i'm a budget conscious user here)
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post #216 of 1449
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Originally Posted by Blackops_2 View Post

You can view it either way, though the end result seems to be the same. AMD's GPUs seem to age better. I mean my God look at how far hawaii has come. From matching/beating a 780, to matching/beating a 780Ti, to now trading blows with a 980.

Constantly revising a GPU with better fab tech and better memory and a multitude of other efforts does not mean it aged better than a GPU Nvidia left to nothing but driver updates. Can people not understand this? Am I taking crazy pills? rolleyes.gif
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Constantly revising a GPU with better fab tech and better memory and a multitude of other efforts does not mean it aged better than a GPU Nvidia left to nothing but driver updates. Can people not understand this? Am I taking crazy pills? rolleyes.gif

He's talking about the original launch Hawaii, not Grenada. Objectively it's aged well with driver updates and API improvements alone, although to be fair it takes a solid overclock and/or DX12 to trade blows with a 980.
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can somebody please tell me what the specs difference is between the GIGABYTE 1080 G1 Gaming and the GIGABYTE 1080 Xtreme Gaming

1080 g1 gaming

http://ca.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=5915#kf

Boost: 1860 MHz / Base: 1721 MHz in OC mode
Boost: 1835 MHz / Base: 1695 MHz in Gaming mode

1080 xtreme gaming

http://ca.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=5917#kf

Boost: 1936 MHz / Base: 1784 MHz in OC mode
Boost: 1898 MHz / Base: 1759 MHz in Gaming mode

would i even see any difference while gaming with numbers that are so close to each other like that? i'm not even sure what the xtreme gaming edition's selling point is...stacked fans? vr link? pcb coating?

what would the logical choice be?

EDIT: sorry for asking this in a 1060 thread, i read it as 1080...it's been a long day redface.gif
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post #219 of 1449
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can somebody please tell me what the specs difference is between the GIGABYTE 1080 G1 Gaming and the GIGABYTE 1080 Xtreme Gaming

1080 g1 gaming

http://ca.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=5915#kf

Boost: 1860 MHz / Base: 1721 MHz in OC mode
Boost: 1835 MHz / Base: 1695 MHz in Gaming mode

1080 xtreme gaming

http://ca.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=5917#kf

Boost: 1936 MHz / Base: 1784 MHz in OC mode
Boost: 1898 MHz / Base: 1759 MHz in Gaming mode

would i even see any difference while gaming with numbers that are so close to each other like that? i'm not even sure what the xtreme gaming edition's selling point is...stacked fans? vr link? pcb coating?

what would the logical choice be?


Wrong place for this but the differences are in features more than performance, like every 1080.
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Funny to see people cry about sli when it pure garbage with 0-60% scaling when rx 480 scaling is 80-100% samething as my 7950......


And with the fact that the 1000 serie is not even 100% direct x 12.....


What a piece of crap nvidia is selling... mad.gif
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