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Old 29-11-17, 10:32 AM
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PowerColor Vega 64 Red Devil Review



The latest in the storied line of PowerColor Red Devil cards is here, based around the AMD Vega64 architecture. We put it to the test.


PowerColor Vega 64 Red Devil Review

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Old 29-11-17, 12:03 PM
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So, more expensive, slower, uses more power and runs hotter than a 1080.

Yeah, I can really see the appeal of wanting to buy one of these.
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It's beautiful though. *sigh*. Such a shame PC suck at everything but making their cards desirable. The RX 480 should have been much better than it was, too.
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Old 29-11-17, 02:03 PM
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It's beautiful though. *sigh*. Such a shame PC suck at everything but making their cards desirable. The RX 480 should have been much better than it was, too.
Theres nothing 'wrong' with this card. The limitations always are the core....
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Theres nothing 'wrong' with this card. The limitations always are the core....
Ah OK. Was just going on the comment above. The 480 one was pants though. Sapphire was much better at clocking etc. Still preferred the Devil for looks though
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Old 29-11-17, 02:35 PM
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Ah OK. Was just going on the comment above. The 480 one was pants though. Sapphire was much better at clocking etc. Still preferred the Devil for looks though
The 480 caught them off guard and the cooler they had for it wasnt up to the task and then they turned the power down to a level the cooler could cope with and then that mean it performed pants.

This is a cracking card but any issues are just down to the fact its Vega sadly
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So, more expensive, slower, uses more power and runs hotter than a 1080.

Yeah, I can really see the appeal of wanting to buy one of these.
If you are intrested in variable refreshrate monitors you can easily find a good Freesync monitor, and that will let you actually spend less in total than going with a 1080 and a Gsync monitor.
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Old 29-11-17, 11:06 PM
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Although these coolers look nice, Vega needs water to shine, I've seen a V64 get close to 9000 GPU score on the new Futuremark Cyan VR benchmark compared to the same card getting 7700 on air.
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Old 01-12-17, 08:31 AM
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Thanks for the review

Thanks for the review!

I am not clear on how you did the OC though. Did you undervolt it?

I did read the text as well as looking at the graphs, maybe I am not reading well at 1:30 AM
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Old 01-12-17, 09:32 AM
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Seeing as they made the XB1X with 40 polaris CUs, what was stopping them releasing bigger cards than the 480/580?
Im tempted to think a polaris card with 64 CUs would have been better than V64, if not it would have atleast been a bit more efficient/less ridiculous.
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