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Originally Posted by SoCalMX70 View Post

That Platinum Edition from Sapphire is not reference (as close as it may be) and AMD isn't setting the price.

AMD set the MSRP at 179. They must be completely ignorant of their AIBs if they didn't expect product overlap...
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Originally Posted by prznar1 View Post

Any reviewer did test of rx 470 and 380x clock vs clock?

I haven't seen anything but since it's clocked about 31% higher on core and about 16% higher on memory, and performs about 30%-33% over the 380x, I would bet they're probably pretty close
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AMD set the MSRP at 179. They must be completely ignorant of their AIBs if they didn't expect product overlap...

AMD doesn't set the final price. All AMD does is sell the chips to manufacturers like MSI who put it all together. MSI then sells the final product to retailers with a MSRP (manufacturer's suggested retail price) but retailers can sell it for whatever they want based on market conditions and cost of its overhead.
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post #124 of 437
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Originally Posted by Slomo4shO View Post

AMD set the MSRP at 179. They must be completely ignorant of their AIBs if they didn't expect product overlap...

That brings into question, did AMD feel like aibs had enough margin left if priced at $180, and could they have expected things like a silver blower card to be $199 when powercolor could do a good card for $180

Let's be real, a $30-40 markup on a $180 msrp custom only card is ludicrous

Edit: aibs probably trying to cash grab on miners while they can
Edited by tkenietz - 8/4/16 at 11:34am
post #125 of 437
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Originally Posted by NYU87 View Post

AMD doesn't set the final price. All AMD does is sell the chips to manufacturers like MSI who put it all together. MSI then sells the final product to retailers with a MSRP (manufacturer's suggested retail price) but retailers can sell it for whatever they want based on market conditions and cost of its overhead.

Those are the AIB MSRPs. There is no price inflation by the retailers... Read a review or 5.


This summarizes the launch well enough:


Edited by Slomo4shO - 8/4/16 at 11:36am
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Those are the AIB MSRPs. There is no price inflation by the retailers... Read a review or 5.

You compared a Sapphire Platinum RX470, which isn't even a reference model to a reference RX480. Second, of course retailers can price it however they want.
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You compared a Sapphire Platinum RX470, which isn't even a reference model to a reference RX480.
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Nipping at the coat tails of the 970 the whole way. Within 10% of Nvidia's 2nd best offering? (discounting the 1070 of course) I'd say that's a killer deal for $150ish if you snag a 4GB model. biggrin.gif

AMD has impressed me again. biggrin.gif Amazing work.
     
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You compared a Sapphire Platinum RX470, which isn't even a reference model to a reference RX480. Second, of course retailers can price it however they want.

It's basically a reference model. It uses the same reference cooler design painted Silver, has a backplate with a 10Mhz OC.
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It's basically a reference model. It uses the same reference cooler design painted Silver, has a backplate with a 10Mhz OC.

Gibbo.
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Thats because its not the AMD reference cooler, it might look like it, but it is a Sapphire own built cooler to further improve performance and be quieter. In my view that card is the best RX 470 as it will perform very closely to RX 480 4GB if not the same.
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Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Crucial MX100 512GB Corsair H105 Windows 7 Ultimate DELL U2713HM  
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Apple Wireless Keyboard EVGA G2 850W Custom Parvum S2.0 Logitech Performance Mouse MX 
AudioAudio
Yamaha RX-A810 Bowers & Wilkins 600 Series 3 
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Intel i5 3470 ASUS P8H77-I Samsung Green DDR3 8GB 1866MHz Crucial M4 64GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
WD Green 3TB  WD Green 3TB  WD Green 3TB  Scythe Big Shuriken 2 Rev.B 
OSPowerCase
Windows 7  Cooler Master V450S Node 304 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 3570K ASUS Maximus V GENE MSI GTX 970 Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR3 16GB 1866MHz  
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB HGST Ultrastar 2TB Noctua NH-D9L Windows 10 Pro 
MonitorPowerCaseOther
DELL U2713HM  EVGA Supernova G2 550W AvP Hyperion EV33B 2 x Custom Arcade Stick  
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 5820K ASRock Fatal1ty X99M Killer Waiting for new cards Corsair Vengeance LPX 2666  
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Crucial MX100 512GB Corsair H105 Windows 7 Ultimate DELL U2713HM  
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Apple Wireless Keyboard EVGA G2 850W Custom Parvum S2.0 Logitech Performance Mouse MX 
AudioAudio
Yamaha RX-A810 Bowers & Wilkins 600 Series 3 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
Intel i5 3470 ASUS P8H77-I Samsung Green DDR3 8GB 1866MHz Crucial M4 64GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
WD Green 3TB  WD Green 3TB  WD Green 3TB  Scythe Big Shuriken 2 Rev.B 
OSPowerCase
Windows 7  Cooler Master V450S Node 304 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 3570K ASUS Maximus V GENE MSI GTX 970 Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR3 16GB 1866MHz  
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB HGST Ultrastar 2TB Noctua NH-D9L Windows 10 Pro 
MonitorPowerCaseOther
DELL U2713HM  EVGA Supernova G2 550W AvP Hyperion EV33B 2 x Custom Arcade Stick  
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