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Originally Posted by ChevChelios View Post

thers no doubt they will sell a ton of these just like they did every X60 & X70 card

but who will sell more - 1060 or 480 redface.gif

They're definitely gonna move units but the 480 has a head start and is selling well still. Depends on who can produce more.
post #72 of 1449
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Originally Posted by Slomo4shO View Post

My argument against the RX 480 has been about performance. Or the lack thereof. The card should have equaled or exceeded the performance of the R9 290X. A product that is 3 years its predecessor.

According to reviews the RX 480 is about the same as a 390 on average. Likewise, the 390 is about the same as a 290X.
post #73 of 1449
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They're definitely gonna move units but the 480 has a head start and is selling well still. Depends on who can produce more.

Thats the only thing that can save AMD. Stock and AIB cards.
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post #74 of 1449
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660 was $230 with 660 Ti at $300
760 was $250
960 was $200

660Ti is not 660. So my point still stands. $300 is steep, while having NO additional benefit over AIB cards.
post #75 of 1449
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Originally Posted by ChevChelios View Post

if 1060 is pathetic, yet faster than 480, then what does it say about 480 ? rolleyes.gif

$199-249
Can crossfire
Driver support beyond new architecture
vs
$249-299 (yea right at us actually seeing the $249.00 price point)
cannot SLI
Driver support already fading for the 900 series (I personally don't believe the 390/390x catching up to the 970/980 is all AMDs doing imo its a combination of that and a shift of focus last seen with the 700 series).

I am just playing devils advocate here, I agree with you in that I feel we should have seen more from these (1060/480) cards.
 
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post #76 of 1449
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My argument against the RX 480 has been about performance. Or the lack thereof. The card should have equaled or exceeded the performance of the R9 290X. A product that is 3 years its predecessor.

Why the 290X/390X? The 480 is the successor to the 380 class cards, not the high-end.
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Lets wait and see how the 1060 performs.

Yup, just speculating. But looking at specs i don't see how it could match a 980..
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Originally Posted by Slomo4shO View Post

There isn't considering that I am not condemning one card while praising the other. If I were, then I would be a hypocrite thumb.gif

Fair enough. You just don't seem to be holding it to the same standards as the 480. tongue.gif

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Originally Posted by ChevChelios View Post

thers no doubt they will sell a ton of these just like they did every X60 & X70 card

but who will sell more - 1060 or 480 redface.gif

The 1060 easily, Nvidia is a far stronger brand.. Whoever buys a 1060 thinks they have a Titan, or at least pretend to.

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1060 easily. 285 came out before and was as fast or faster then 960 and sold less. RX 480 does not stand a chance.

^^^
post #77 of 1449
Guys, people have to remember that it's not because AMD are such good guys, that they're optimizing for older gen cards. It's because their "newer" architectures are just derivatives of the old ones, making incremental changes to the architecture allows there to be some similarity between old and new, making optimizing for old cards a non issue. Nvidia is using new architecture every round (save for Pascal, which is basically Maxwell, but smaller, with some minor tweaks).
post #78 of 1449
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660Ti is not 660. So my point still stands. $300 is steep, while having NO additional benefit over AIB cards.

Starts at $250, sport. I see your point. Almost hitting 970 release pricing with that MSRP but that's how Nvidia is doing it this round. Expect only higher pricing as we progress through the generations.
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Synchronizing the launch with partner cards might be one of the reasons for the delayed hard launch. An aggressive move from nvidia considering the controversies hounding the competing reference card.
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despite what ppl say about Nvidia presentation

they said 1080 is > 980Ti and it was
they said 1070 = Titan X (stock) and it more or less was (again, stock)

if they are outright claiming that 1060 = 980 then it likely will be or within a few %

they must know they lose to 480 in price so they have to make up in performance

but we'll see
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