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I finally was able to find 480 8GB for 249.99 on Best Buy but it seems its been so long a wait that the 1060 seems to make more sense at the same pricepoint.

That said if AMD can pump out those 480 4gb's for 199.99 retail again then im game, but i can't find any still..
    
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post

$200 was Reference RX480 4GB which was never really sold. It was a scam by AMD. RX 480 8GB reference is $240.

They needed that 199$ to grab some headlines.
In the end they didnt even plan to sell almost any as you could see, 4Gb almost non existent for the reference card and then they jacked up the prices for AIBs which cannot even reach 199USD as their boards are more expensive compared to el cheapo AMD ref design card. thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif
post #23 of 26
nope,

plenty of 4gb reference models at $199.

Just hard to find as people are snapping them up as fast as they can make them.

and price gouging...

http://www.nowinstock.net/computers/videocards/amd/rx480/
Edited by The Mac - 9/2/16 at 11:37am
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I gave up on the Rx480. Found a G1 Gaming 970 on Craigslist for $150. Can't say I'm disappointed at all.
 
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you will be one dx12 becomes the norm...
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$200 was Reference RX480 4GB which was never really sold. It was a scam by AMD. RX 480 8GB reference is $240.

This is a LIE. The 4Gb 480's did sell, and they did sell for 200$
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