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Stock voltages can vary considerably from sample to sample.

True but so far every review that tests power consumption shows much higher consumption for the RX 500s compared to 400s
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Vega launches in May

For some reason Tech Of Tomorrow on YouTube said first quarter 2018.

Wasn't sure if he knew something else.
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Vega launches in May

For some reason Tech Of Tomorrow on YouTube said first quarter 2018.

Wasn't sure if he knew something else.

Not sure what product he is talking about, the only thing I can think of that is coming 1Q 2018 is Ryzen 2.
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Not sure what product he is talking about, the only thing I can think of that is coming 1Q 2018 is Ryzen 2.

He mentioned it within the first 15 seconds here

https://youtu.be/OJ1xr-H6eLU
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It would be neat if you could send in a RX 480 STRIX to be retrofit with the RX 580 cooler that replaces the Directtouch heatpipes with a normal base.

The RX 580 STRIX really delivered though the power consumption largely has to do with increased clock speeds past the optimal 1.0-1.1V.

I don't know why they are getting coil-whine since it's the same coils as the RX 480.

The MSI RX 580 Gaming X they reviewed had worse noise by 7dB , 6°C more core temp, & has a 1393MHz instead of 1411MHz boost.
Edited by AlphaC - 4/18/17 at 1:55pm
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Not sure what product he is talking about, the only thing I can think of that is coming 1Q 2018 is Ryzen 2.

He mentioned it within the first 15 seconds here

https://youtu.be/OJ1xr-H6eLU

I realize that but from everything I have read VEGA should be out in May or within the first couple weeks of June at the latest. Although he might be referring to the 7nm version of VEGA that should be out 1H of 2018 sometime after Ryzen2 releases.
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the 480 had a few issues that made me skip it but this one seems to be a solid card&gpu
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the 480 had a few issues that made me skip it but this one seems to be a solid card&gpu

What issues that were not or could not be addressed that is fixed with the 580? Genuine question smile.gif
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With the way people were going about the power consumption going up like crazy, I thought it was going to be a big jump. Reference designs went up 25W... whoop dee doo, that's a few light bulbs lol
    
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With the way people were going about the power consumption going up like crazy, I thought it was going to be a big jump. Reference designs went up 25W... whoop dee doo, that's a few light bulbs lol
Consumes more than a GTX 1070 , GTX 1080, R9 380X, HD7970, or just under a 3 generation old GTX 780



Midrange card should be ~ 120-150W

The problem is that it is clocked beyond the efficiency point of GCN (i.e. past 1100MHz).

The six IR3555 are > 90% efficient up until 45A so it's not the VRM's fault.

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Also see

http://www.legitreviews.com/amd-radeon-rx-480-undervolting-performance_183699

Polaris appears to be most efficient around 1.05V , typically around 1050-1100MHz.
Edited by AlphaC - 4/18/17 at 4:55pm
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