Originally Posted by GamerusMaximus
And the majority of 480 reviews were done months ago. The sites doing them now dont have anywhere the level of useful information that the launch reviews did.
And the launch reviews showed a negative impression. Especially when the 1060 reviews came out, and everybody said the 1060 was faster. Heck, people on this forum still say the 1060 is faster, despite the new information.
Amd FineWine is great and all, but the first impressions from their early drivers are still there, negatively impacting them.
Hopefully now that their drivers are good, they will have high quality performance out of the gate with vega for once.
If people read those reviews back then they probably also read the part that talks about AMD drivers getting better with time, so I'd expect that they'd search for updated reviews when buying for the Holiday season.
Anyway, seems like Vega is on track:
AMD Vega 10 is the star during RRA GPU certification with its solid performance outscoring its expected rival, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, which underwent the same regulatory evaluation. Reports tell that AMD Vega 10 did very well in all aspect.
RRA is South Korea's National Radio Research Agency, a regulatory board that conducts tests and approves products that are produced by Silicon Valley-based companies before they are sold into the electronic market, Segment Next noted.