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Hmm, I keep seeing people post about temperatures?

I am still waiting on my water block to arrive, so I'm still using the reference cooler. I have zero issues with heat on my card. It seems to top out at around 76c while gaming. I have power target at +50%, and clocks at 1350/2200 on stock voltage. Max temp set to 90c, Target temp set to 75c. Max fan speed at target is 3.5k rpms.

Do people have really high ambient temps or something? because cooling the RX-480 isn't hard at all.

Well i live in indonesia the ambient temp is 30 degrees and the PC is not in a airconditioned room so... Yeah it's hot.
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How are these graphics-only scores for my RX 470?

3DMark11 - 18566
Firestrike v1.1 - 12953

Sapphire Nitro+ RX 470 8GB
1300/2000 @ 1.00V

I'm using Sapphire Trixx with a -78mv undervolt. It seems to be stable after benchmarking it.
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How are these graphics-only scores for my RX 470?

3DMark11 - 18566
Firestrike v1.1 - 12953

Sapphire Nitro+ RX 470 8GB
1300/2000 @ 1.00V

I'm using Sapphire Trixx with a -78mv undervolt. It seems to be stable after benchmarking it.

That's pretty right, 1350/1750(1500 timings) I get 13.1k Firestrike
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How are these graphics-only scores for my RX 470?

3DMark11 - 18566
Firestrike v1.1 - 12953

Sapphire Nitro+ RX 470 8GB
1300/2000 @ 1.00V

I'm using Sapphire Trixx with a -78mv undervolt. It seems to be stable after benchmarking it.

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That's pretty right, 1350/1750(1500 timings) I get 13.1k Firestrike

Yep, 12K with 1215 / 1750, so pretty much in line.
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Hey current owners I am looking at getting an Rx 480 8gb. The two best options I have are the sapphire nitro+ or the Asus card. The sapphire card is about $30 cheaper.

What do you guys recommend? Also is the Asus rog card worth the money? I only game at 1080p 60hz
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Hey current owners I am looking at getting an Rx 480 8gb. The two best options I have are the sapphire nitro+ or the Asus card. The sapphire card is about $30 cheaper.

What do you guys recommend? Also is the Asus to card worth the money? I only game at 1080p 60hz

Just pick which you like best between the Sapphire, Asus, and MSI cards. Those are the 3 top with Asus having the best power delivery.
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Just pick which you like best between the Sapphire, Asus, and MSI cards. Those are the 3 top with Asus having the best power delivery.

I'm reading a lot of negative user reviews of Strix lately, people having issues like image corruption, disappearing cursor, monitors turning off, etc. Perhaps something BIOS related?
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I'll go for ASUS strix though...it's the lowest temperature RX 480 from that i know of...and one hell of a sexy backplate.

And you will not have to worry about VRMS like us the refference Users
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Hey current owners I am looking at getting an Rx 480 8gb. The two best options I have are the sapphire nitro+ or the Asus card. The sapphire card is about $30 cheaper.

What do you guys recommend? Also is the Asus rog card worth the money? I only game at 1080p 60hz

I have the Sapphire Nitro 470 8Gb and it gives me pretty solid 60fps in almost every game at 1080p. I've heard nothing but good things about the nitro 480 as well, and I'm a little bummed I didn't wait the two or three days till it came back into stock to buy my new card. I know it's not much of a performance difference, but just the fact that I only got the 470 because it was the only nitro in stock at the time irks me haha.
    
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Hey current owners I am looking at getting an Rx 480 8gb. The two best options I have are the sapphire nitro+ or the Asus card. The sapphire card is about $30 cheaper.

What do you guys recommend? Also is the Asus rog card worth the money? I only game at 1080p 60hz

I would personally get the NITRO. You can't go wrong with either the NITRO, STRIX, Gaming X or XFX GTR. Those extra 30$ aren't worth for the extra bit of cooling performance that's not entirely availed because there are 2 heatpipes not touching the gpu, and the extra power delivery won't serve unless you go into extreme LN2 overclocking, in which case I would still prefer the NITRO for the binned chips it gets.
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