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The place looks like a burnt out warehouse
A subtle hint to the card's power consumption and how bad the reference cooler is perhaps? rolleyes.gif

Would be pretty sad if those were the after photos of what was a nice warehouse before Vega was tested. Kinda like how the launch pads in Kazachstan were pretty nice until they dropped a rocket filled with fuel on it. (read small nuclear bomb worth of energy)
post #32 of 435
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A subtle hint to the card's power consumption and how bad the reference cooler is perhaps? rolleyes.gif
Yeah, he's doing the whole marketing thing backwards.
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1070+ performance OC vs OC, 499-549$, 1060-1070 @349$, 1070-+(dx11/12) @399$, 1070-1080@599-649$, 1080+ @699$ and a TXP-10% @899$ sound like possible Vega's to me.
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After mediocore RX480 performance & pricing.

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post #35 of 435

So, negative hype.

 

This might actually turn out to be a successful launch then. For once people aren't setting skyhigh expectations for bottom of the barrel midrange parts.

   
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So, negative hype.

This might actually turn out to be a successful launch then. For once people aren't setting skyhigh expectations for bottom of the barrel midrange parts.

Vega is a bottom of the barrel midrange part? rolleyes.gif
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post #37 of 435
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So, negative hype.

This might actually turn out to be a successful launch then. For once people aren't setting skyhigh expectations for bottom of the barrel midrange parts.
Well seeing how Polaris turned out to be the inefficient card that failed to compete with even some of the 28nm Maxwell cards in that regards, I would be surprised if anyone here was hyped, as it won't compete with the enthusiast high end market which is what most of us truly care about.

Having said that, if it is ~ 25% faster than the RX 480 and priced competitively then it has the potential to be a great card.
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Vega is a bottom of the barrel midrange part? rolleyes.gif

 

RX 480 was a midrange part meant to replace the R9 380, but for some reason people expected it to beat the GTX 1070.

 

It failed to deliver those expectations (that were unreasonably high to begin with), so now Vega has the reverse of Polaris. Negatively hyped and quite possibly will be successful because it will perform above what is expected of it.

   
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Wow, another clickbait article from Guru3D.
This site is a real trash, WCCFTurd level.
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Wow, another clickbait article from Guru3D.
This site is a real trash, WCCFTurd level.

I don't understand the hate. Wouldn't have known this had it not been posted here and would ignore it if it's not of interest, but I don't understand where the negative scenario lies for me.
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