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Thanks alot guys

I tend to buy Rx 480 4G now as in the future there will be sure a new card to buy I just want to ask now what about titles that support nVidia PhysX like Batman series is it going to be a problem to play on Rx 480 ?
better get a 8GB model non reference, and physx can be disabled, except in project cars..rolleyes.gif

if you want to try games using a physics engine try games using havok
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You probably won't be able to find a 4gb in stock, thought I heard a rumor AMD short suplied them and are now concentrating on shipping only 8gb.
 
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Rx 480 4G - i would go Rx 480 8G, cos what i have seen, its not worth splitting hairs over ram on price thumb.gif

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better get a 8GB model

I disagree here, get the 4Gb model if you are only buying 1, much more balanced in terms of processing power vs ram, and 20% lower price, that is a lot.

Games that would require 8Gb will not run on a single 480 anyway.

8Gb is for CrossFire.
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http://www.kitguru.net/components/graphic-cards/zardon/sapphire-rx-480-nitro-oc-4gb-8gb-review/32/

The 4GB version is not only equipped with half the amount of GDDR5 memory, but both core and memory speeds are slower too. In the real world, it does feel slower, even at lower resolutions


and if he ups from 1080p res ? And price wise there is hardly a difference here in thge uk thumb.gif
post #15 of 72
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http://www.kitguru.net/components/graphic-cards/zardon/sapphire-rx-480-nitro-oc-4gb-8gb-review/32/

The 4GB version is not only equipped with half the amount of GDDR5 memory, but both core and memory speeds are slower too. In the real world, it does feel slower, even at lower resolutions


and if he ups from 1080p res ? And price wise there is hardly a difference here in thge uk thumb.gif

Good info, I did not know that, rep+, 8Gb is better then thumb.gif
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i just had some members run heaven 4.0 at 1080p ultra with theyre 480's,and they came in about the same as my r9 290. with some oc'ing they we're able to surpass my 290. i can only see the 480 getting better over time.
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better get a 8GB model non reference, and physx can be disabled, except in project cars..rolleyes.gif

if you want to try games using a physics engine try games using havok

Is this mean AMD card owners can not play Project Cars ?
post #18 of 72
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Is this mean AMD card owners can not play Project Cars ?
AMD owners can play games that use physx but the given there are no Nvidia gpu it will force that the CPU process physics and this will reduce performance in project cars the studio used similar physics to physx and this reduced AMD perf
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http://www.kitguru.net/components/graphic-cards/zardon/sapphire-rx-480-nitro-oc-4gb-8gb-review/32/

The 4GB version is not only equipped with half the amount of GDDR5 memory, but both core and memory speeds are slower too. In the real world, it does feel slower, even at lower resolutions


and if he ups from 1080p res ? And price wise there is hardly a difference here in thge uk thumb.gif

You can easily clock the 4gb to match the 8gb, the only realistic difference is vram size and there's 8gb being nearly 300$ makes its value questionable at the moment when the 1060 costs the same and ATM is faster than the 480 (certain dx12 titles being exceptions) This may change of the future but right now the 4gb card is in a sweeter spot than the 8gb model is and it depends on how long you plan to keep the card too and what titles you play
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Echoa, what is ATM ?
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