Most powerful mid-range cards challenge previous flagship,RX580 8G vs GTX1060 6G vs GTX980

Since RX480's release, there have been many embarrassments along the way. RX 480 suffered low actual frequency, abnormal fan speed with custom cards, PCIe Slot Power Draw Issue. We can see it fighted for mere compete itself. especially in the previous GTX 1060 vs RX 480 review of this site, In real-world gaming performed much worse than in benchmark 3DMark tests. Perhaps that was due to AMD taking up the glove without much forethought and drivers had not kept pace. AMD launched RX 580 this year, which is a refresh of RX 480 but with higher clock speed, and has bumped the boost clock from 1, 266MHz to 1, 340-1, 411MHz. As soon as the RX 580s appeared, they were almost all custom models, compared to RX 480s, which were mainly reference models. AMD outright allow factory overclocking, so various highly overclocked models really shines. RX 580 takes over RX 480 and continues to compete with GTX 1060. For GTX 1060, NV claimed it would outperform GTX 980. Let's verify that whether the company's statement relate well with the facts [Read Full Article]

New mid-range GPUs versus old high-end,RX480 4G vs GTX1060 3G vs RX470 vs GTX970

Both AMD and Nvidia should have released all their new generation mid-range graphics cards so far this year, AMD has 8G/4G RX480, RX470, RX470D. NV has 6G/3G version of GTX1060; A card with large amounts of VRAM such as 8G and 6G is usually too expensive, and the games which are heavy VRAM users are rare, so in this review we'll mainly focus on the mid-range garphics cards with moderate amounts of VRAM such as 4GB and 3GB. Gamers prepared to spend between $169 and $239 on this kind of graphics cards have many options, which of these mid-range GPUs makes the most sense to purchase? today yirufanxing published the RX480 4GB vs GTX1060 3GB vs GTX970 Vs RX470 review that basing on the latest drivers, using the latest DX12 titles and the latest DX11 titles. Let's look at the performance difference between these new mid-range graphics cards and the performance difference between they and their previous-gen high-end GTX970 [Read Full Article]

AMD’s third new mid-range graphics card (cut-down iteration), RX470D vs GTX1050Ti review

Since RX480's release, the price of RX480 was on the high side, its launch price was $294+, after all, RX480 was a new model on a new architecture built with a new process node. In order to capture more mid-range market share, AMD has released two cheaper card based two cut-down versions of the RX480 GPU, they are RX470 and RX470D. In terms of Stream processor count RX470 is cut down to 2048, RX470D is further cut down to 1792, for comparison RX 480 is 2304. In terms of price RX470 is about $220, RX470D is about $193, for comparison NV's GTX1050Ti is $191, you will find that a RX470D costs little more than a GTX1050Ti. So, obviously, the RX470D’s goal is to beat NV’s similarly-priced GTX1050Ti while using a larger GPU to do so [Read Full Article]

New 16nm mid-range GPUs challenge previous high end, GTX 1060 vs GTX 970 showdown

Nvidia have launched their mid-range Pascal cards – GTX 1060, priced at 1999-2399RMB. This price point has long be occupied by GTX 970, which is still slightly more expensive at 2199-2599RMB at the moment. There's been virtually no price change for 970's since its release. GTX 970 will be thanked for its good work and will be discontinued. Its strong price also set up a world record. This is cannot separate with GTX 970's powerful performance. Due to gamers' positive reception and robust demand, the price nature has been strong. How 1060 fares against the pricier GTX 970 ? What advancements have been made ? Is gaming performance better or worse ? Can classic GTX 970 hold its own against GTX 1060 ? [Read Full Article]