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He means the cooling is proper. I'm pretty sure.

GP106 is 200 mm² which means that the 314 mm² GP104. is 57% larger. It fits the same TDP envelope of a GTX 960 and similar TDP to the GTX 650 Ti. These chips don't require an over the top cooler.
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Not saying it's great, just in comparison to the 480. You seen what's sitting under the 480 shroud? It's pathetic, looks far worse than any stock CPU heat sink I've seen, lol.

I do agree with the fact that RX 480 reference cooler is garbage. Been saying that since the first first images of the tiny heatsink were released.
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Not really seen how much 1060 Boosts out of the box for FE edition but have seen some reviews clock to 2150. Even so AIB 480 will most likely hit higher % OC.

 

It's more like the RX 480 was already clocked so high out of the box that it exceeded its TDP and had to cut power via drivers. AIB version will most likely do better, but it just implies that the unit is clocked to the moon to do well in reviews.

 

Aside from the matter of which would be a better buy (RX 480 is priced better IMO), I think your claim that: "this is as good as GTX 1060 will look" is exaggerated and pretty baseless (generalized statement). Also, both manufacturers try to make their products look better than they are.

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It's more like the RX 480 was already clocked so high out of the box that it exceeded its TDP and had to cut power via drivers. AIB version will most likely do better, but it just implies that the unit is clocked to the moon to do well in reviews.

Aside from the matter of which would be a better buy (RX 480 is priced better IMO), I think your claim that: "this is as good as GTX 1060 will look" is exaggerated and pretty baseless (generalized statement). Also, both manufacturers try to make their products look better than they are.

So are there any reviews with solid 1060 overclocking performance at this point?
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It's more like the RX 480 was already clocked so high out of the box that it exceeded its TDP and had to cut power via drivers. AIB version will most likely do better, but it just implies that the unit is clocked to the moon to do well in reviews.

Aside from the matter of which would be a better buy (RX 480 is priced better IMO), I think your claim that: "this is as good as GTX 1060 will look" is exaggerated and pretty baseless (generalized statement). Also, both manufacturers try to make their products look better than they are.

Yeah very baseless statement. If you do not understand that much we are done here. No point on discussing it further.
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It's more like the RX 480 was already clocked so high out of the box that it exceeded its TDP and had to cut power via drivers. AIB version will most likely do better, but it just implies that the unit is clocked to the moon to do well in reviews.

Aside from the matter of which would be a better buy (RX 480 is priced better IMO), I think your claim that: "this is as good as GTX 1060 will look" is exaggerated and pretty baseless (generalized statement). Also, both manufacturers try to make their products look better than they are.
Wait for next gpu launch from either side, and you will see 480 will be in better position than 1060 on performance metric.
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So are there any reviews with solid 1060 overclocking performance at this point?

 

I just glanced at the Guru3D ones.

 

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Yeah very baseless statement. If you do not understand that much we are done here. No point on discussing it further.

 

Blame yourself for not understanding/incorrectly reading what I wrote. I mentioned it was a pretty baseless, generalized statement. A prediction/speculation at most. There were generations where AMD actually went backwards in performance with newer drivers.

 

No one knows the future. You can only speculate based on the fact that nVidia did less optimizations on Kepler and Maxwell than AMD did on Hawaii. Which could be explained by the fact that AMD released less architectures.

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I just glanced at the Guru3D ones.

Thanks.
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So far they seem to hit 200MHz over retail clocks... I suppose that's based upon the 1571MHz of the reference boards?

 

Seems like a fairly average percentage.

   
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Yeah i can understand that waiting is a pain.
You want to game now not next month or so.
AMD cant help that Asus is handling your RMA so poorly though.

I do think that AIB 480's will probably be just as good as a AIB 1060, maybe even better....maybe.
But where the hell are they !?!

I am happy that i am in a position that i dont have to make a choice between a 1060 or 480 smile.gif
It's ASUS I know.

I do like the 480, 8GB and all that nice tech in it which works when used properly with low level APIs. But so far the use of low level APIs has been pathetic from developers beside DOOM. They simply can't be bothered to make the 2 separate code paths one for each architecture, NV and AMD. And if they stick to DX11 AMD just gets hammered frown.gif
I will try check again those benchmarks with OCed 480s, they are there but they didn't look good for 480s at all.
Another thing is that the 1060s IMHO might jump in price as seen with the not in stock custom versions. The overall pricing is just ridiculous for GPUs this year. They are simply keeping the same performance/price ratio as previous generation and do not cut the prices down at all by any significant amount.

1060 for $310 including 21% tax, customs and shipping from a major shop that normally is overpriced otherwise doesn't seem like a bad deal, 281 EUR, sells for 279 EUR in Germany not shipped and not stock anymore, by my rough conversion makes it's MSRP in USD $248 which is just in line with advertised $249, IMHO it's not gonna get any cheaper for 1060 than this offer.
Plus I can test drive it and return within 2 weeks biggrin.gif TEMPTING!
Edited by JackCY - 7/19/16 at 9:11am
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From guru3d...

*Gigabyte announced the launch of Radeon RX 480 G1 GAMING graphics cards that come in variants of 4GB (RX480G1 GAMING-4GD) and 8GB (RX480G1 GAMING-8GD) of GDDR5 memory. *

http://www.guru3d.com/news-story/gigabyte-adds-radeon-rx-480-g1-gaming-graphics-cards.html

So did they actually launch these, or what's the hold up now? Perfect day to release AIB cards if you ask me...
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