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AMD Announces the Radeon VII Graphics Card: Beats GeForce RTX 2080

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Honestly radeon VII sucks IMO. It has the same problem as turing, in that the % perf. boost in no way reflects the price.

You can get a vega 64 for $400, $500 if you dont want to wait and just pick one up anywhere.

OR, you can get 30% more performance at $800. Which makes no sense in terms of perf/$. And much like how I think turing sucks due to perf/$ compared to pascal, I think radeon VII sucks compared to vega. This chip should be $500, not $800.

This also doesnt look good for AMD's next generation IMO. They need 7nm to meet the performance and power consumption of 14nm turing. When turing inevitably is ported to 7nm, AMD will once again be several steps behind.
You get 30% more performance and double the memory for a 40% higher price. It's a fair increase considering this is not a new technology superseding a previous generation. Look at it as the late high-end model the Vega line lacked until now.
 
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You get 30% more performance and double the memory for a 40% higher price. It's a fair increase considering this is not a new technology superseding a previous generation. Look at it as the late high-end model the Vega line lacked until now.
I wouldn't really count the double the memory as a bonus yet. It is like putting 8GB on an RX 570. It just isn't that useful at the moment.
 
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i really cant understand why some1 here say that radeon vII beat rtx 2080!??
ITS NOT.
radeon need fight hard to beat even gtx 1080ti.
saying that..i call it lieing and cheating and ppl piss eye...

radeon VII LOOSE rtx 2080 from performance and efficiency.
that is fact.

radeon VII over 300w
rtx 2080 under 225w
so its mean radeon VII loose all away
- fps/dollar
- fps/watt
also radeon VII is very noise gpu,bcoz its tdp is do high,mean fans must running slot high rpm.want more..?

well just wait few weeks and see yourself.

radeon VII are NOT 'editor choice' awsrd gpu,noway.
 

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I wouldn't really count the double the memory as a bonus yet. It is like putting 8GB on an RX 570. It just isn't that useful at the moment.
FC5 with the texture add on pack brings my Vega to its knees within a few minutes. I actually had to turn on HBCC for the first time with that enabled.
 
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radeon VII aka vega64 DO NOT beat RTX 2080.

and even gtx 1080 ti is ahaed little.

..and bcoz radeon VII aka vega64 eat so much power its loose all rtx and gtx gpus.
 
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Well, I suppose this is competition in that sector...similar performance to 2080 (let's see some reviews!), priced at 2080 reference ($700) level. Uses a lot more power so more heat to mitigate which is more noise to deal with in some way. Also, zero chance of RT (versus potential to use in w/e titles come out in 2080 - may be useful, may not be). The card at least makes users think a bit about their uses... like this is still more compute oriented even though it has gimped FP capabilities compared to the MI50 and has 16GB of HBM (overkill on a gaming card outside of fringe cases) it is still faster than RTX at it. If one values efficiency and performance and wants RT for anything that comes out in the next year or two, may lean a different way.

Anyone else prefer 8GB over 16GB and maybe $50 lower price to sweeten the deal on this thing?
 
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Anyone else prefer 8GB over 16GB and maybe $50 lower price to sweeten the deal on this thing?
I would. I was more interested in it as an MI50 but I am not sure how much the gimped compute will affect the projects I haven't created for it yet.

I also would like to buy it as an FU to NV but all it really does is enforce the pricing trend...for arguably less. What to do.
 
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