Yeah, it sort of is one of those organic moments that no one planned. I mentioned to Soul' how good the ********** (which is a ******* version of the ****** architecture) is, and the idea sort of 'popped' into existence. If this one works out…we may do it again in the future.
I don't think that there could be any better price/performance ratio that the unfortunate (because of the crippled bus in order to access the meaningless 0.5MB … by 32bit bus, where is the logic in this?!) GTX 970. What mostly caught my eye was, that the performance compared to the "top dog" GTX 980 was not very different:
Dying Light GTX 980 Vs GTX 970 FPS Frame Rate Comparison
Dying Light GTX 980 Vs GTX 970 FPS Frame Rate Comparison – 06:12
So despite the GTX 970 shortcommings, one have to ask - is the almost consistent ~15fps more really worth the price of GTX 980? (and the last test of looking to sun are even on top of that…)
review is now live of this awesome card
The most impressive GPU EVER seen on the RHR Tech bench
Sadly, HWbot team did not consider making picture of this nice card as default for all the GFX 980 ti cards:
Finally they decided to go with generic stock card images
So I tried again when come to images, that will represent DDR, DDR2, DDR3 and DDR4 rams:
Did not managed much, but Christian finally agreed on pool: "we will make a poll" So, get your HWbot forum registrations ready, maybe I can push some legends to make the images. My idea is:
IMHO DDR1 should be represented with some classic icon like the Adata Vitesta.
DDR2 should be represented with another classic, I suggest Crucial Ballistix.
DDR3 should be also represented with some kick-add Hypers. Maybe Corsair Dominator GT…?
...and I'm sure Don_Dan can come up with some good DDR4 rams, when he get around to Skylake and pushing DDR4.
And price/performance is always intresting for most. Certainly for me it is very appealing. GTX 980 ti is far out of my possible reach for sure. So, keep benching