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Originally Posted by mcg75 View Post

He should list his memory OC as well.

18% core overclock giving 24% oc in Witcher 3 and 28% in GTA seems kind of odd.

Would be pretty awesome if true though.
The AIB versions got rid of the power and thermal throttlings. Thahts why..
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The AIB versions got rid of the power and thermal throttlings. Thahts why..

Nope. If you look at the pics, the author of the post states the actual clocks the numbers came from.

1420 Mhz for the oc and 1200 Mhz for normal.
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Nope. If you look at the pics, the author of the post states the actual clocks the numbers came from.

1420 Mhz for the oc and 1200 Mhz for normal.

Uhhno, the 1266 Mhz ( Actual 1200) is a reference model that is throttling. The normal Nitro is just Sapphire NITRO+, the OC has OC after the name. 1320 is the stock boost clock on the Nitro, 1400 is the OC one.
The reason there is Actual 1200 written is to remind of the throttling and performance loss due to it.
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Actually, that's exactly what you said..

If you also read the context of my post you'll see that i strongly hinted at avoiding the reference 480's (except the 4GB $199 one), as they throttle badly. I was giving my thought on the AIB's..

What I meant was that in reviews, The RX 480, comes closer to 970 than to the 980. Which means it's closer to $330 (970 price) than to $499 (980's price)
post #345 of 860
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Uhhno, the 1266 Mhz ( Actual 1200) is a reference model that is throttling. The normal Nitro is just Sapphire NITRO+, the OC has OC after the name. 1320 is the stock boost clock on the Nitro, 1400 is the OC one.
The reason there is Actual 1200 written is to remind of the throttling and performance loss due to it.

In either case, I'm taking his claims with a big rock of salt. We've all seen what fake hype can do.
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So will it support h265 encoding or is that still remain a dream? Where as Intel and Nvidia have h265 encoding available for ages. I don't mean just on hardware but the software needed for it is available and implemented in 3rd party software so the h265 HW encoders can be used. AMD still nothing, even h264 is a PITA to get a hold of without using unofficial branches of 3rd party apps. Come on AMD, step up your software development and support game.
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So will it support h265 encoding or is that still remain a dream? Where as Intel and Nvidia have h265 encoding available for ages. I don't mean just on hardware but the software needed for it is available and implemented in 3rd party software so the h265 HW encoders can be used. AMD still nothing, even h264 is a PITA to get a hold of without using unofficial branches of 3rd party apps. Come on AMD, step up your software development and support game.
I am pretty sure that i can do h265 encoding with my 960T with MeGUI.
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Yeah using software encoder on CPU but I'm talking about hardware encoder on GPU. AMD is always very late with their updates to the necessary API libraries that give access to software developers to use the HW encoders.
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Yeah using software encoder on CPU but I'm talking about hardware encoder on GPU. AMD is always very late with their updates to the necessary API libraries that give access to software developers to use the HW encoders.

Oh, you mean that. Yea, i wouldn't mind doing 720p encode for 5 minutes instead of 30.
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post #350 of 860
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Uhhno, the 1266 Mhz ( Actual 1200) is a reference model that is throttling. The normal Nitro is just Sapphire NITRO+, the OC has OC after the name. 1320 is the stock boost clock on the Nitro, 1400 is the OC one.
The reason there is Actual 1200 written is to remind of the throttling and performance loss due to it.

Sorry but I'm not following what you're disputing here.

The author is stating the card is throttling to 1200 MHz actual clock.

The overclocked card is running at 1420 MHz. That's 18% faster oc than 1200 MHz but resulting in 24% and 28% more fps.

You're saying the extra is because the oc card isn't throttling yet the 18% already accounts for throttling based on the author's figures.

Please elaborate.
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