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    AMD reveals trio of Alienware PCs featuring Polaris graphics cards

    Choose from an Alienware Aurora, Area 51, or Alpha R2 with Radeon RX 400 GPUs.
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    Re: AMD reveals trio of Alienware PCs featuring Polaris graphics cards

    I'm pretty sure the R9 M470X isn't Polaris - pretty much every google result I've pulled up says it's Bonnaire. AFAIK when Polaris hits laptops it'll be using the same branding as the desktop cards.

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    Re: AMD reveals trio of Alienware PCs featuring Polaris graphics cards

    Was actually considering the Alpha R2 for a friend, then I noticed the M470X is only the 2Gb RAM variant...seriously?!

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    Re: AMD reveals trio of Alienware PCs featuring Polaris graphics cards

    Quote Originally Posted by cptwhite_uk View Post
    Was actually considering the Alpha R2 for a friend, then I noticed the M470X is only the 2Gb RAM variant...seriously?!
    Its basically an R7 260X.


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    Re: AMD reveals trio of Alienware PCs featuring Polaris graphics cards

    Thanks for the info CAT, i thought you Mobile variants of the 400 series were meant to be on/near similar performance levels to the desktop counterparts?

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    Re: AMD reveals trio of Alienware PCs featuring Polaris graphics cards

    Quote Originally Posted by cptwhite_uk View Post
    Thanks for the info CAT, i thought you Mobile variants of the 400 series were meant to be on/near similar performance levels to the desktop counterparts?
    I was talking about the RX460. The mobile RX460 is quite close to the desktop ones:

    http://www.notebookcheck.net/AMD-Rad....171186.0.html

    However,there are rebranded 28NM parts in the line-up too.


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    Re: AMD reveals trio of Alienware PCs featuring Polaris graphics cards

    That rebranding of graphic cards is one thing. Taking it even further to GPU chips as well, makes it all a bit more confusing me thinks.

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    Re: AMD reveals trio of Alienware PCs featuring Polaris graphics cards

    I really like the look and design of the Alienware desktops cases. I think Dell could make some money selling bare bones systems and cases.

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    Re: AMD reveals trio of Alienware PCs featuring Polaris graphics cards

    Dunno why but the Area 51's design actually appeals to me.

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