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    Re: AMD announces Polaris pricing - $199 for RX 480

    It looks like they're going for a full-bore release then - launch, reviews and volume availability all around the same time!

    Also, that looks like a pretty small heatsink!

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    Re: AMD announces Polaris pricing - $199 for RX 480

    It feels way too early for this ramp in rumours if we still have a week to go. I wonder how the heatsink is constructed? It looks like they drill a hockey-puck shaped hole in the aluminium extrusion, but it seems to me that a copper bar inserted across the fins would spread the heat better and be similar in terms of machining (you'd only need a slot milled)

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    Re: AMD announces Polaris pricing - $199 for RX 480

    some odd choices of slogan in there. "make good great again"?

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    Re: AMD announces Polaris pricing - $199 for RX 480

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    some odd choices of slogan in there. "make good great again"?
    AMD spent all their advertising budget - look at the graphics!!

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    Re: AMD announces Polaris pricing - $199 for RX 480

    Gibbo on OcUK said they originally wanted to hit £199.99 for the 8GB model but the weaker pound now means at least £220.

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