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You're fully supporting knowing less about a product through a detailed review.

That's very clever. Just tell me why you decided to sign up to TPU again?

Because I didn't know what they are doing.

About knowing less - that's not clever by you because there are obviously many more web sources or real events where to get all the information required.
 
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First TR, Hardcorp and now TPU, - AMD's PR department needs overhaul... Best websites excluding Hardcorp are not getting Sample to review is a big fail. PERIOD.
 
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Your mind works in mysterious ways.

I don't see anything mysterious to support the correct way to deal with bad press. What is so mysterious again?
That AMD and me have the same opinion ?

First TR, Hardcorp and now TPU, - AMD's PR department needs overhaul... Best websites excluding Hardcorp are not getting Sample to review is a big fail.

Instead of blaming AMD, tell us please why or how much you receive from nvidia to keep their image up and AMD's down?
 
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AMD doesn't have enough Nano for samples for even the larger sites to review? Horse shit. They do. I suspect they don't want them thoroughly tested and found to not be worth $650. They want to sell as many as possible before word gets out.

That's the first thing that came to mind: i have relied on techpowerup reviews for many years to choose my product of choice. This is sad news and i do hope that AMD provides one.
 
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Benchmark Scores Faster than yours... I'd bet on it. :)
If you guys didn't get one... we didn't. At least they told you so... they don't seem to return my emails or calls unless they want to have us publish something... which we do...

Thanks for wasting my time flying me out to L.A to learn about Fury X. Thanks for inviting me to the conference call before Nano's release, and yet we still didn't get a thing. I don't mind hearing "No". What I do mind is being played out...

THAT, people, is sour grapes, LOL!
 

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TPU is mostly NEGATIVE to AMD. Just look at GPU-Z which is mostly dominated by nvidia-only features and look that W1zzard doesn't even care to add Boost support for AMD cards.

Those typos in AMD reviews don't help either.

I fully support AMD in this decision. It is perfectly just.


 

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I don't see anything mysterious to support the correct way to deal with bad press. What is so mysterious again?
That AMD and me have the same opinion ?
The only thing you and AMD have in common is really bad decisions. Maybe they (AMD) didn't send TPU a sample (or anyone for that matter) because they didn't have any to send? I know that's an amazing reach back for such a brilliant person as yourself but in a world of quantum mechanics anything is possible..........like me giving a shit you agree with me or not.

Good Day Sir.

If you guys didn't get one... we didn't. At least they told you so... they don't seem to return my emails or calls unless they want to have us publish something... which we do...

Thanks for wasting my time flying me out to L.A to learn about Fury X. Thanks for inviting me to the conference call before Nano's release, and yet we still didn't get a thing. I don't mind hearing "No". What I do mind is being played out...

THAT, people, is sour grapes, LOL!
Don't lie Earthdog. Sony Xperia S said its because W1zzard.....someone who makes money of advertisement doesn't like AMD. Not because AMD doesn't have any.
 
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@Sony Xperia S Maybe, maybe not... perhaps you're just a typical simpleton, following where the wind blows... perhaps you should overhaul that massive heater of yours to the polar bear friendly Maxwell + Haswell combo & see how it performs...
 

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i glad see TPU don have nano, in the review of fury asus , the reviwer wizzard uses catalist 15.5 when there was available 15.7 , then wich be the poitn if tpu gives advantage to nvidia cards...
 

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Benchmark Scores Benching is for bitches.
i glad see TPU don have nano, in the review of fury asus , the reviwer wizzard uses catalist 15.5 when there was available 15.7 , then wich be the poitn if tpu gives advantage to nvidia cards...
You need to reinstall your spelling module at Skynet. Its failing.
 
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The only thing you and AMD have in common is really bad decisions.

Nothing is lost tho. When TPU fixes their mistakes (not only in GPU-Z), then they will get the cards.

;)
 

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Benchmark Scores Benching is for bitches.
Nothing is lost tho. When TPU fixes their mistakes, then they will get the cards.

;)
Mistake of not receiving something AMD doesn't have? Seems legit.
 
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reason why he uses older drivers is to set a reasonable, sound benchmark with stable release in order to gauge them on even playing field. sometimes newer drivers fixes some of the game's relative problems in which it might give the card a slight edge over others, in which isn't in their books & deemed as unfair.
 
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Benchmark Scores Faster than yours... I'd bet on it. :)
I have that clown (SOny) on ignore... I suggest you all do it too until the management at TPU realizes what a forum disease that kid is...

Anyhoo, I just would have like the common courtesy to be told I wasn't getting any.. That way, I wouldn't have to bug them.
 
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Mistake of not receiving something AMD doesn't have? Seems legit.

No, the mistake of not presenting AMD's products in the correct light. You can't be mean to Radeon and its features and at the same time to expect them to be nice to you.
 

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@Sony Xperia S since when GPU-Z's faultless chip profiler has to do with AMD's end for not sending a nice card for unbiased, no BS benching? you sir are high.
 

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AMD needs to hire some better shills...
 
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They can't even produce few tens to low hundreds of cards for the press? Well that is beyond ridiculous. That's not even laughable, that's pure WTF. Is AMD really trying to cut the branch it's sitting on? :eek:
 

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Read the comments after some ones asking about why use 15.5, they just change the data of test system by using 15.7.. 0_0"


Drivers: AMD: Catalyst 15.5 Beta

This kinda invalidates the whole review.

Please, retest all AMD GPUs using Catalyst 15.7 (which contains a whole lot of optimizations and fixes).

http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/threads/asus-radeon-r9-fury-strix-4-gb.214194/page-3
 
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@Octopuss and here I am thinking AMD would redeem itself from oblivion by letting right-minded folks of common sense & send them the card so that their punishment wouldn't be in vain... well... instead of asking a helping hand, they've just signed their death warrants & saving them is a little too late.
 
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I think AMD's own rhetoric speaks for itself. No, I don't think you are. If AMD's yields are so bad that they can't even give TPU one for a review (something the AMD PR machine would typically be all over if the claims were true,) then there must only be enough to sell to the uninformed public. This tells me what I think I already knew before, that Fiji was not ready for production and isn't seemingly a huge leap over what already existed. Honestly, I see this as AMD back peddling and hoping to sell some of them before reviews can come out before people realize how slow the card really is in comparison to their claims.

You know, I like AMD's products (usually.) It's why I got a 390, and 6870s before it but, this rhetorical nonsense has to end and it ends with factual information and reviews provide that.

If they don't have enough GPUs for reviews, then they don't have enough to sell IMHO. This smells of desperation and it irritates me.
despite our differences I signed in to say thanks because I totally agree.
I like AMD products (except Cayman) always had AMD chipsets, and at one time even liked the company.
But last 3-4 yrs of AMD's perpetual marketing machine: (read: Bullshit Machine) has pretty much made me lose any respect for them....
The overhyped blogs, sensationalized powerpoint charts, overhyped 3DM drawcall benchmarks using a simulated API, and all amount to nothing, it's like being on a never ending roller coaster ride, up, down, up, down... lol
What particularly grates me though is the community marketing...a little BS I can tolerate, but at times it feels like Hallock just ordered an invasion force to take over a small country. :D


I better shut up now, before I rant.....
 
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