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One thing's for sure, while the 480 and the 1060 are duking it out, the 1070 is in stock every where for for $440. Surprised they're not going out of stock.
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post #82 of 226
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Originally Posted by bucdan View Post

One thing's for sure, while the 480 and the 1060 are duking it out, the 1070 is in stock every where for for $440. Surprised they're not going out of stock.

No one wants to buy a $440. It's always the cheapest or the most expensive that sells. The $400 range is one of the hardest points to sell. Can't wait for the HBM2 cards.

Anyone sub $500 is looking for life expectancy of the card.
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No one wants to buy a $440. It's always the cheapest or the most expensive that sells. The $400 range is one of the hardest points to sell. Can't wait for the HBM2 cards.

Anyone sub $500 is looking for life expectancy of the card.

A 1070 at $440 is a pretty crappy $/perf if you ask me. The 1070 would be a good buy if you can get it at MSRP (you can't right now, unless you buy used, which... well... doesn't happen very often)

ANd the other funny thing, the most expensive 1070s don't perform ANY better than the cheaper ones. They all perform within a 3-5% of each other. OC included.
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$250 card loses to $500 dollar cards? What a failure!!!

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Hey, take that back!

With a custom fan curve it runs at 75C at 115% TDP 1950Mhz in Need for speed 2016. 45fps in 4k on medium no AA.

Can't hear the fan with in-ear ear buds. Weather was too hot to use headphones.

Pretty good card.

Those temps and OC aren't bad at all.. honestly kinda impressed the cooler could handle that..

Thanks a lot for the clarification man.

Hopefully mine should arrive today or monday.
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$250 card loses to $500 dollar cards? What a failure!!!

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Basically. While I am disappointed in it's performance from the standpoint of what I already have,

a lot of people on this forum refuse to open their minds and view the card from a non-enthusiast perspective.
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Isn't that only in America though? I heard in a lot of places the 1060 is cheaper and that theres no reason to get an rx480 there.

I dont really know what the costs are in Europe but if that Gibbo guy or whatever his name is is to be believed he has something like 5,000 pre-orders of the RX 480 Nitro+ now and 10,000 total orders:

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Sapphire manage to get us more than the promised 30pc early delivery, it is now around 100 units which all being well should ship today. This 100 is mixed between 4G and 8G however.smile.gif

Next lot just shipped today, which was a further 60-100 units and hopefully more will ship this weekend.

AMD are also aware that we have nearly 10,000 units of RX 480 on backlog, of which Sapphire accounts for over 50%, as such AMD are also moving more GPU to fulfill OcUK PO's.

We are now no.1 in the world for RX 480 sales on an end-user based level. Right now we are actually turning away mining orders on RX 480 to ensure it is gamers getting first dibs.

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I dont really know what the costs are in Europe but if that Gibbo guy or whatever his name is is to be believed he has something like 5,000 pre-orders of the RX 480 Nitro+ now and 10,000 total orders:
And never rather mentions how many NV cards sells at the same time.
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And never rather mentions how many NV cards sells at the same time.

You know why that is right?
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$250 card loses to $500 dollar cards? What a failure!!!

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Tech advancement pricing is not and should never strictly be based on the price of much older cards. This is somehow being forgotten recently by far too many, and it's a scary notion.

More importantly... a mid range card on a node shrink that cost $250 is at best matching or in many cases being beaten by just shy of 3 year old cards. Especially above 1080p.
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