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Ok, so the Titan X may be the lust item of my dreams, but there is no way i can afford it. Looks like the RX470 might be a bit more in my budget lol tongue.gif
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We love to lust after the latest high-end hardware. It’s in our DNA. But just as most coffee enthusiasts can only dream of owning a $7000 La Marzocco, Titan X cards are simply beyond most gamers’ budgets. Architecturally, there’s nothing new to say about the “Ellesmere” GPU—it’s the same 5.7 billion transistor processor we introduced in our AMD Radeon RX 480 8GB Review, manufactured on GlobalFoundries’ 14nm FinFET process and occupying 232 square millimeters of die space.
On the topic of dollars, we’ve never seen AMD so reluctant to discuss pricing. Hours before the RX 470’s introduction, we were handed a suggested $179 figure. However, there is no “reference” design, so it’s unclear what you’ll find at that price. Asus passed along that the Strix RX 470 OC Edition we tested would sell for $200, with the non-overclocked model offered at $195.

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/Radeon-RX-470-4GB-Review,4703.html

post #2 of 48
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202229

Get it while it's hot!
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Originally Posted by Dyson Poindexter View Post

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202229

Get it while it's hot!
forget about nitro.

THIS
http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/amd_radeon_rx_470_4gb_review_powercolor,1.html
is my pick.
Edited by prznar1 - 8/4/16 at 6:08am
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Originally Posted by prznar1 View Post

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Originally Posted by Dyson Poindexter View Post

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202229

Get it while it's hot!
forget about nitro.

THIS

http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/amd_radeon_rx_470_4gb_review_powercolor,15.html

is my pick.

Cheap too!


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814131696
post #5 of 48
At 4GB if they can keep the price it should be a killer value card. Even at 8GB better than the 480 to which it can be close but could be much cheaper.
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Originally Posted by prznar1 View Post

forget about nitro.

THIS
http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/amd_radeon_rx_470_4gb_review_powercolor,1.html
is my pick.

Why not get the MSI? It runs cool and quiet, and OCs well too.
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it's price the same as a 480 in canada...
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TPU: https://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/ASUS/RX_470_STRIX_OC/

May as well make this the reviews thread @Computurd, no point in having more than one.


Someone beat ya to it:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1607790/various-rx-470-reviews#post_25408214
Edited by KyadCK - 8/4/16 at 6:35am
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Get it while it's hot!
Idiotic price. For that price, I'll get the 4GB 480.
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Looks like the RX470 might be a bit more in my budget lol tongue.gif

Did you even read the review?
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This puts “premium” Radeon RX 470 cards at the same level as reference-class 4GB RX 480s, which doesn’t make sense. Small performance delta aside, at $200, a Radeon RX 480 is the better buy.
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