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[tinfoil hat on] Taking into account the recent Nvidia's moves: the 10 series cards' new memory and the rumored Volta early launch, someone at Nvidia must know something. Perhaps, taking a cue from Intel; their reaction to the Ryzen launch. And the timing of their full GP102 consumer chip (Titan Xp) release, less than a month after the GTX1080 Ti. Seems like someone is trying to get rid of the full GP102 stock. [tinfoil hat off]
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[tinfoil hat on] Taking into account the recent Nvidia's moves: the 10 series cards' new memory and the rumored Volta early launch, someone at Nvidia must know something. Perhaps, taking a cue from Intel; their reaction to the Ryzen launch. And the timing of their full GP102 consumer chip (Titan Xp) release, less than a month after the GTX1080 Ti. Seems like someone is trying to get rid of the full GP102 stock. [tinfoil hat off]

As much as I hope for this to be the case, I'm also considering the possibility that Nvidia doesn't know much about Vega, but just wants wants to steal as many potential buyers like myself that are growing increasingly impatient.
post #23 of 74
seriously..just get the cat out of the bag and paper launch now for release in June
Nvidia has shown their cards already
AMD has nothing to lose at this point and is only hurting themselves by a slow unsubstantiated tease...everyday they're losing market to 1080Ti's
     
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AMD GPUs are awesome
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nVidia is the best
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14nm! Again!
    
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seriously..just get the cat out of the bag and paper launch now for release in June
Nvidia has shown their cards already
AMD has nothing to lose at this point and is only hurting themselves by a slow unsubstantiated tease...everyday they're losing market to 1080Ti's

Absolutely agree. There is nothing to lose now UNLESS of course, Vega isn't up to snuff.
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seriously..just get the cat out of the bag and paper launch now for release in June
Nvidia has shown their cards already
AMD has nothing to lose at this point and is only hurting themselves by a slow unsubstantiated tease...everyday they're losing market to 1080Ti's

It's literally within a month or 2 months of releasing, everyone can wait. If you need something right now, just buy the 1080Ti, no point in thinking it will drop in price immediately after Vega launch, it will still take a few weeks or a month to do so.
    
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If I had to guess I'd say they're furiously coding the drivers to try to get some of that post-launch AMD driver magick in there.

This has been a very, very long pre-launch from when Lisa Su actually held the die up to all to see. It shouldn't be hard not to hype Vega, the long development just smells funny. But still people find a way to build them up to unrealistic levels.

If this is between 1080 and 1080Ti for a couple c-notes less, then that's all I need.
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Ryzen is nice too

If Ryzen is the new baseline for "nice" then Vega is going to snuff out any current GPU offering. Something tells me Vega won't be a Ryzen in terms of performance leap and cost - all aboard if it is, but I just don't see that happening.


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Name one product in the last ten years that they "over-hyped" their consumers about. Every major "failure" that AMD put out was due to the community buttering up something that was never meant to be such. Not once did AMD pull an Intel with blatantly wrong marketing and attempt to screw everyone over.


Try and pull your head of of AMD's ass for a minute, this line was shoved at us repeatedly about Fury X.

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“You’ll be able to overclock this thing like no tomorrow,” AMD CTO Joe Macri said. “This is an overclocker’s dream.”

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Name one product in the last ten years that they "over-hyped" their consumers about. Every major "failure" that AMD put out was due to the community buttering up something that was never meant to be such. Not once did AMD pull an Intel with blatantly wrong marketing and attempt to screw everyone over.
While this has been the case many times, its not always true. Look up JF_AMD if you dont remember the name
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It's the job of the marketing team to hype up any product. I blame the consumers for continually falling for hype and rumors and thinking it's reality, it's been all too common here in the last 4-5 years.
    
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