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PowerColor RX 480 Red Devil Review



The PowerColor Devil range has always brought exceptional performance to AMD cards, and so we had to take a look at the latest iteration, the Red Devil.


PowerColor RX 480 Red Devil Review

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Thanks for the review, been waiting for this to land here

It's still my fave card.

BTW for those wondering about the logo it's intentional. Satan followers apparently write upside down or something.
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Old 30-08-16, 11:31 AM
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Thanks for the review, been waiting for this to land here

It's still my fave card.

BTW for those wondering about the logo it's intentional. Satan followers apparently write upside down or something.
It ws a mistake, I know know theyve changed it on the new ones
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Hi, your results seem worse than in other reviews. Are you sure you didn't run your test with the Silent BIOS? I don't have my card yet so I'm not positive which is which, but in your picture the BIOS switch is on the left, while in many other pictures it's on the right.

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It ws a mistake, I know know theyve changed it on the new ones
Hmm. I think that's more because every reviewer has complained about it

I remember some one asked them and they explained it was deliberate. However, customer is always right and all that stuff

I've decided to avoid the RX series now. I wanted to play with Linux or something and the 950 I bought was far more compatible. Plus hey, it was only £30.
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Hi, your results seem worse than in other reviews. Are you sure you didn't run your test with the Silent BIOS? I don't have my card yet so I'm not positive which is which, but in your picture the BIOS switch is on the left, while in many other pictures it's on the right.

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No dude, we double checked and even got a new BIOS actually. The silent mode was considerably less.

Low performance is all due to lack of power to keep the card quiet.
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I heard they were having bios issues in a couple of other reviews. Shame really.

I think I would take the slight drop in clocks for the size and look of this card though.
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I deffo tested in the OC mode (1330MHz)

Its the Average that lets this down not the peak.

It gets hot well quick too.
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I deffo tested in the OC mode (1330MHz)

Its the Average that lets this down not the peak.

It gets hot well quick too.
All right then, thanks for your reply. Certain other reviews did have better results, though.
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All right then, thanks for your reply. Certain others reviews did have better results, though.
You cant really compare one review to another one with a different testing methodology.

Ive splurged out my thoughts pretty well in the review though, its not as good as Ive hoped and Ive spoken to Powercolor about it and when they start saying things like "we aimed for silence over speed" that is all I really need to know that its not as good as it could have or should have been.
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