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Anyone gonna explain why these can't be had for anywhere near MSRP?
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Anyone gonna explain why these can't be had for anywhere near MSRP?

Think AMD messed up MSRP because $99 was for 2GB model. 4GB probably $120, Add aftermarket models and itls 130-150. That's why this price range suck. $20-30 is 20-30% but at $300 is only 10%.
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I really want to see 260X vs 460 at same clock speed to see the "improvements". I would expect at least 30-40% improvements.
See my post on Anandtech.It may be what you're looking for. thumb.gif
https://forums.anandtech.com/threads/official-amd-polaris-review-thread-radeon-rx-480-rx-470-and-rx-460-rx-470-live.2478626/page-76
    
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See my post on Anandtech.It may be what you're looking for. thumb.gif
https://forums.anandtech.com/threads/official-amd-polaris-review-thread-radeon-rx-480-rx-470-and-rx-460-rx-470-live.2478626/page-76

Not a very logical post to be fair. No offense.
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So AMDs compression can still improve since even GCN4 compression is behind that of Maxwell. HBM2 will benefit AMD greatly.

As I stated earlier, in the best case scenario (a solid color texture) GM204 seems better than Polaris, but as Polaris has more bandwith physically (256 vs 224) and as resolution scales, Polaris seems stronger than GM204, so effectively the average transfer rate for the memory has to be better in Polaris 10 8Gbps than in GM204.
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See my post on Anandtech.It may be what you're looking for. thumb.gif
https://forums.anandtech.com/threads/official-amd-polaris-review-thread-radeon-rx-480-rx-470-and-rx-460-rx-470-live.2478626/page-76

That's not clock vs clock.

I estimate about 12-13% improvement clock v clock. A 7790 oc'd at 1265mhz looks to be about 12% below a strix 460 at 1256mhz.
post #407 of 470
I was thinking of getting an RX 470 (possibly 480), if these prices ever drop closer to MSRP, to upgrade from my current HD 7790.

I'm really looking into Deus Ex Mankind Divided and Forza Horizon 3.

Do you think the Rx 470 is up to snuff with my fx 8320 setup at 1200p medium/high settings? Most benchmarks I've been seeing are on the latest intel cpus.

Do you guys think prices will drop or stay the same this coming holiday season?
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I was thinking of getting an RX 470 (possibly 480), if these prices ever drop closer to MSRP, to upgrade from my current HD 7790.

I'm really looking into Deus Ex Mankind Divided and Forza Horizon 3.

Do you think the Rx 470 is up to snuff with my fx 8320 setup at 1200p medium/high settings? Most benchmarks I've been seeing are on the latest intel cpus.

Do you guys think prices will drop or stay the same this coming holiday season?

You can already get the rx470 on sale for 190$ or less. 189.99 for my nitro 470 you just wait for a sale. Also you'll be fine with your 8320, the 470 will be a nice upgrade. If you want to go for a really good option very the Strix 480 as its power delivery and overclocking options are pretty epic.
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Do you think the Rx 470 is up to snuff with my fx 8320 setup at 1200p medium/high settings? Most benchmarks I've been seeing are on the latest intel cpus.

You should look at benchmarks specifically for fx8320 performance on those games. Some games are CPU heavy and perform badly enough on an 8320 to give you low FPS regardless of the rest of your system hardware, others are CPU light or scale very well to 8 threads and can get the framerates that you'll want
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You can already get the rx470 on sale for 190$ or less. 189.99 for my nitro 470 you just wait for a sale. Also you'll be fine with your 8320, the 470 will be a nice upgrade. If you want to go for a really good option very the Strix 480 as its power delivery and overclocking options are pretty epic.

190$ is horrible when you can spring 40 more and get a 480 8gb for 230$

Edit: Man I made my cart so I can order a 8gb 480 and an 8350 tomorrow, and between yesterday and today the 4gb 480 went from 230 to 260...!!!!! mad.gifmad.gifmad.gif

https://thetracktor.com/detail/B01HQB1M2K/us/

Why in the hell are prices so volatile?

I could just afford 400$ to do this, now its gonna cost 430$.... My birthday is Oct 23rd, and I cant play forza on the rig I have now... I hate my luck.
    
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