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Originally Posted by daunow View Post

So whats the verdict for you guys? 470 > 480 or 480 >470?

Anyone that has had one willing to tell me the experience with it so far, really looking into buying one for $170 (MSi) the minute I see one.

even thou the MSI looks to have better cooling solution the 470 is running lower clocked ram than Sapphire or XFX models for 470 are
even the PowerColor have a model with 1750 mzh 4GB version

I was planning for RX 480 MSI Gaming X 8GB due to the cooling etc but the price difference for that vs the Sapphire Nitro 470 4GB was huge in my region and seems to not be worth for the performance difference.
The 480 was 136% of the price of the 470 for a 10% or even 15% difference in the performance is not worth it imo
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Originally Posted by slavovid View Post

with RX 470 sapphire nitro i am playing GTA V on max settings with lowered AA at 60+ fps, strangely on DX10 because DX11 is causing some FPS drops during collisions.

I just bought the same card (8GB model) to put into my rig. I'm also curious as to what everyone thinks as far as the 480 VS 470 thing goes.

Friday shall be a glorious day for me. And my HD6950 is going to cry with relief haha
    
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Originally Posted by slavovid View Post

even thou the MSI looks to have better cooling solution the 470 is running lower clocked ram than Sapphire or XFX models for 470 are
even the PowerColor have a model with 1750 mzh 4GB version

I was planning for RX 480 MSI Gaming X 8GB due to the cooling etc but the price difference for that vs the Sapphire Nitro 470 4GB was huge in my region and seems to not be worth for the performance difference.
The 480 was 136% of the price of the 470 for a 10% or even 15% difference in the performance is not worth it imo
How much does the 470 4GB Nitro sells for usually?
post #404 of 437
$210 for Nitro+ RX 470 4GB
$230 for Nitro+ RX 480 4GB
$240 for Nitro+ RX 470 8GB
$280 for Nitro+ RX 480 8GB.
post #405 of 437
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Originally Posted by NightAntilli View Post

$210 for Nitro+ RX 470 4GB
$230 for Nitro+ RX 480 4GB
$240 for Nitro+ RX 470 8GB
$280 for Nitro+ RX 480 8GB.

Yeah. I wish I had the extra $40 to get the 480, but since I only run at 1080, and the 480 has been out of stock for weeks, and don't own any VR stuff, I feel like the 470 8gb will be great. Am I right? I really don't know. The benchmarks I've seen have been promising, but I feel like overall I would have been more satisfied with the 480 Nitro+ to get a more solid smooth 60+FPS WITH extra graphics mods applied and whatnot.
    
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So whats the verdict for you guys? 470 > 480 or 480 >470?

Anyone that has had one willing to tell me the experience with it so far, really looking into buying one for $170 (MSi) the minute I see one.

 

Jet has the Gigabyte G1 4G version.  If you take all the optional discounts and apply the tripple15 code for new Jet customers the price came to $169.21 shipped.  Seems like a real nice card so far, but I haven't tried over clocking it yet.  And if all the LEDs are doing anything, I am not aware of it with my case.

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Yeah. I wish I had the extra $40 to get the 480, but since I only run at 1080, and the 480 has been out of stock for weeks, and don't own any VR stuff, I feel like the 470 8gb will be great. Am I right? I really don't know. The benchmarks I've seen have been promising, but I feel like overall I would have been more satisfied with the 480 Nitro+ to get a more solid smooth 60+FPS WITH extra graphics mods applied and whatnot.

I think the 8GB is only a good choice if you plan to crossfire it later. If you aren't planning on doing that then I would just go with the 4GB model personally.
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I think the 8GB is only a good choice if you plan to crossfire it later. If you aren't planning on doing that then I would just go with the 4GB model personally.

I just figured the more VRAM the better, it will be semi-future-proof for 1080p, and if crossfire sticks around (sorta unlikely) it would be nice to have one already.
    
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I just figured the more VRAM the better, it will be semi-future-proof for 1080p, and if crossfire sticks around (sorta unlikely) it would be nice to have one already.

If a game needs more than ~4gb of VRAM a single 470/480 would give you a slideshow. 256gb/s is good for 4gb of assets at ~60 FPS and 8gb at ~30 FPS (in a best case scenario).
Edited by KarathKasun - 8/24/16 at 8:59pm
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If a game needs more than ~4gb of VRAM a single 470/480 would give you a slideshow. 256gb/s is good for 4gb of assets at ~60 FPS and 8gb at ~30 FPS (in a best case scenario).

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