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August 14, 2017, 05:28:12 PM
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https://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/AMD/Radeon_RX_Vega_64/34.html

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/amd-radeon-rx-vega-64,5173-16.html

And quote  Grin:

Some reviewer said that the hashrate is like on the Frontier Edition(36mhs?) which is nowhere near 70-100 Mh/s

Highly doubtful. Workstation cards are never as good as gaming models for mining. Workstation cards use a different memory cache intended to fit large files. The Vega FE uses a HBC.

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High-Bandwidth Cache Controller

The state of the art memory system on Radeon Vega Frontier Edition GPUs removes the capacity limitations of traditional GPU memory. Thanks to automatic, fine-grained memory movement controlled by the high-bandwidth cache controller, Radeon Vega Frontier Edition processors enable creators and designers to work with much larger, more detailed models and assets in real time.

https://pro.radeon.com/en-us/product/radeon-vega-frontier-edition/

my test on rx 64...









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August 14, 2017, 05:33:27 PM
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Hmm...I think sucks is a bit strong.

I think we'll see the initial figures change over the next month

Here's a decent review showing ETH performance...
https://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/AMD/Radeon_RX_Vega_64/34.html



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August 14, 2017, 05:54:07 PM
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For once gamers can rejoice Cheesy
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August 14, 2017, 06:00:54 PM
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Vega is the heated cutlet.


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August 14, 2017, 06:06:00 PM
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It's still kinda early to talk about it but just like @Vyazhan says gamers can be happy for once in a year I think Cheesy.GPU mining has a powerfull effect on market so it's hard and expensive to get a graphic card for daily use.
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August 14, 2017, 06:07:19 PM
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Can an optimized driver or miner increase the hashrate? On the other hand, you can take on the perspective and get in the dispersal of 39-41 megahash until something has changed in the software or drivers.
Now the choice from AMD is not particularly great, may want to benefit from this.

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August 14, 2017, 06:10:16 PM
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You can make ROI on this card using it as a stoove, cooking breakfast eggs etc. So i think it still can be a smart buy.
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August 14, 2017, 06:16:58 PM
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I put ZERO faith in unproven benchmarks from new post wonders or tech reviewers. I'll wait until I see BBT's review on Youtube showing the actual card and settings used and the results before I pass judgment. Even then, just as with any new card, it will only get better once miner and driver compatibility catches up.
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August 14, 2017, 06:19:48 PM
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what are these settings: std, 2nd bios, powersave? Do these cards have BIOS switch?
Is powersave a software feature?
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August 14, 2017, 06:25:00 PM
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Hmm...I think sucks is a bit strong.

I think we'll see the initial figures change over the next month

Here's a decent review showing ETH performance...
https://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/AMD/Radeon_RX_Vega_64/34.html





funny, my 1080Tis get 38 MH/s out of the box (they are not Founder Edition obviously).
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August 14, 2017, 08:29:38 PM
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Once Claymore put baffin optimized kernels into his miner, secondary
coins saw 20-40% increase...and baffin is basically half the polaris, while
vega RX is completely new architecture

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August 15, 2017, 08:44:46 PM
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funny, my 1080Tis get 38 MH/s out of the box (they are not Founder Edition obviously).


 Aorus or one of the other high-performance 1080ti models?


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August 16, 2017, 04:28:34 PM
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funny, my 1080Tis get 38 MH/s out of the box (they are not Founder Edition obviously).


 Aorus or one of the other high-performance 1080ti models?



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