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Originally Posted by Tim SInteresting, the price on Ebuyer has already dropped from £83.05 to £79.99
Originally Posted by GremlinNo overclocking? or is that saved for a separate article?
Originally Posted by azrael-Does the HD4770 really come with this cooler? From what I've read and seen elsewhere the cooling solution is more like this.
Regardless of that though, its double the amount of shader units in the Radeon HD 4670s RV730 GPU and 25 percent fewer units than there are in the excellent RV770 chip, which featured 160 shader units or 800 stream processors.
Originally Posted by BindibadgiThat's Sapphire's aftermarket solution
Originally Posted by mclean007Nice review - one correctionQuote:Regardless of that though, its double the amount of shader units in the Radeon HD 4670s RV730 GPU and 25 percent fewer units than there are in the excellent RV770 chip, which featured 160 shader units or 800 stream processors.640 is 20 per cent fewer than 800, not 25%.
Originally Posted by Tim SIt was one thing we wanted to do, but ran out of time because we had to re-run our Far Cry 2 numbers a few times to be doubly sure that they were correct. There are a couple of retail cards in house already that'll be reviewed in traditional fashion and if there's time today, I'll pop down and see how well the reference card overclocks. I'll update in a blog post over the next day or so and add an addendum to the article. :)
Originally Posted by azrael-Apparently then it's also HIS', PowerColor's, MSI's and
Gigabyte's "special" aftermarket cooler... :p
Haven't bothered looking up more manufacturers.
Originally Posted by BindibadgiMuahahha someone got a cheap ODM deal :D
Originally Posted by Paradigm ShifterMaybe there will be a slightly underclocked single slot cooler model that doesn't require the 6-pin PCI-E for HTPCs? If it draws 80w max, that isn't much power draw to cut off...
Originally Posted by azrael-Either that, or there's a special "reviewer's edition". The reason I asked in the first place was because I read about it over at ExPreview.com.
As of right now it seems impossible to get a HD4770 with the "reference" cooler. None of the manufacturers I've checked (and I checked a few more since last) have any HD4770 resembling the one tested at bit-tech and elsewhere. I'm not really liking this, to be honest...
Originally Posted by BindibadgiStop looking for a conspiracy :P
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