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another gpu pricing fail. also, fail on people talking about a store's shipping cost as part of the product's price. the need to be anal is strong in the gpu section. some cards only sell for $40-$100 over MSRP and people rejoice.
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post #22 of 437
A great card again hurt by high prices for the custom versions.

I would like to see a comparison of the 470 and the 380x at equal core and memory clocks to analyze architectural improvements.
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post #23 of 437
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Originally Posted by PureBlackFire View Post

another gpu pricing fail. also, fail on people talking about a store's shipping cost as part of the product's price. the need to be anal is strong in the gpu section. some cards only sell for $40-$100 over MSRP and people rejoice.
Good thing nobody cares about MSRP now. The only people rejoicing over this card are Red Team Plus members, and miners.
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Good thing nobody cares about MSRP now. The only people rejoicing over this card are Red Team Plus members, and miners.
Nobody cared about MSRP when 1070/80 launched, but now people are crying over 5 dorra shipping which applies to other cards as well. double standards much ? redface.gif
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Originally Posted by Shogon View Post

Good thing nobody cares about MSRP now. The only people rejoicing over this card are Red Team Plus members, and miners.

yea, thanks to the green dynasty nothing matters year after year except how much more money cards cost. clock speeds, optimization, multi card support eroding, renaming cards to illicit higher premiums. it's a mess and people love it more every day.
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Nobody cared about MSRP when 1070/80 launched, but now people are crying over 5 dorra shipping which applies to other cards as well. double standards much ? redface.gif
exactly, sad hypocrisy with a bit of insanity mixed in.
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post #26 of 437
The pricing of this card is disappointing... If there were reference models then yeah. But of course the partners are going to add premiums to justify what they've done to the card and it pushes the price just too close to the 4 gig RX 480.

I really agree with the Hardwarecanucks review - the card seems like it could've done will but the price winds up being the spoiler...

And notice for a card that needs to hit its MSRP to be effective, they have a hard launch with no reference cards, but for a card that actually needs to have custom cards to shine they somehow leave that to happen for a month and a half if not more and instead stock the reference card. What is AMD doing???
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Seriously, what the hell is this? Who at Sapphire thought that a 470 with the ref 480 cooler would be better than a 480 at the same exact price?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202230&cm_re=rx_470-_-14-202-230-_-Product
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Only AMD would launch two different products at the same damn price... Another failed product launch...
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In gta5 how is TPU getting
57fps at 1080p "very high", no msaa

And guru3d getting
80fps at 1080p "max detail", 2xmsaa

Is the powercolor devil THAT much better than the Asus strix?? Lol

Edit: or is gta5 so cpu intensive that the 5960x gives 23fps over the 6700k?
Edited by tkenietz - 8/4/16 at 6:59am
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also, this could be newegg and some other retailers with inflated prices, it wouldn't be the first or the 29th time.
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