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post #71 of 148
totally no reason to buy 480 anyway with their current pricing.

480 given their bad DX 11 drivers + higher power consumption. 480 should have cost on average $30-50 lower than 1060 6GB
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post #72 of 148
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that conclusion....
... AMD couldn't care less whos buying their cards...
''

Not entirely true, the bigger marketshare you have, the higher chance that any given neutral company will optimize their code for your type of cards. So having a big market share has other benefits than just selling lots of cards
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I don't think Nvidia is going to do anything to increase the TAM, because according to everything we've seen around Pascal, it's a high-end part. I don't know what the price is gonna be, but let's say it's as low as £500/$600 and as high as £800/$1000.

http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2016/04/amd-polaris-will-be-a-mainstream-gpu/
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"The competition is talking about chips for cars and stuff, but not the mainstream market."

http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2016/01/amd-confirms-high-end-polaris-gpu-in-development-for-2016/

With such bad executives, AMD got what they deserve. Their products are just sub-par and it's an ultra esay ride for NV. Too bad for the customers, as usual.
post #74 of 148
2% still rocking a single-core. Damn.

I should probably consider upgrading to Windows 10 at some point, I guess. I feel like a minority now...
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Still, it seems that the sample size satisfies the 95% confidence level.
People are still going to argue about it, though.

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2% still rocking a single-core. Damn.

I should probably consider upgrading to Windows 10 at some point, I guess. I feel like a minority now...
Being a minority is very fashionable nowadays, though!
    
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I still don't get the 960 numbers. Who are all these people that bought that card? It was a bad choice at launch and has remained a bad choice considering the alternatives. Is it a popular premade machine card?
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I still don't get the 960 numbers. Who are all these people that bought that card? It was a bad choice at launch and has remained a bad choice considering the alternatives. Is it a popular premade machine card?

Way too many Nvidia fans. To be fair the 960 isn't a bad at a particularly bad price. It was a "maintstream card" at a "mainstream price".
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I still don't get the 960 numbers. Who are all these people that bought that card? It was a bad choice at launch and has remained a bad choice considering the alternatives. Is it a popular premade machine card?

The best choice at launch but in OCN got a bad reputation for not being a huge killer?
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The best choice at launch but in OCN got a bad reputation for not being a huge killer?

I'm pretty sure the r9 280 was a better card than it from the get go.
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I still don't get the 960 numbers. Who are all these people that bought that card? It was a bad choice at launch and has remained a bad choice considering the alternatives. Is it a popular premade machine card?

Both nVidia and Apple are the masters of advertisement, which is why they can fool people into thinking they are the better choice.

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