Sep 25, 20187040 views

Interest Check: GFX Cards

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We want to know what graphics cards all of you are into. We already source a variety of brands and types, but are always looking to stay in tune with the interests of the community. Here are some questions to help inspire your opinions and ideas:
· Which is the best mid-range graphics card? · Which cards do you prefer for gaming/designing/editing/etc.? · Who is better, AMD or Nvidia?
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HDMI 2.1 !! when available edit: but until then, any card that will play GTA5 in 4K at say 60 fps will be fine. So more the 1080 end of the spectrum.
1660/1660 TI is imo the best mid-range from Nvidia, and RX 590/Vega 64 from AMD. They’re all pretty decent overall for whatever you throw at it, and it’s harder to choose between AMD and Nvidia these days.
Either a GTX 1660TI or a GTX 1070 would most likely satisfy all of the needs for a large percentage of games, with the frame rates on both being extraordinarily high for their (massdrop) pricepoint.
Amd 580 or a gtx 1060
GTX 1050-1060 or 1660-1080. We'd be interested in those. I know those are a high demand graphics card.
1080ti please.
Am on XFX RX 480 8Gb OC card. Would love to see Radeon VII, but that was such a limited card Vega 56 or Vega 64 would be a sweet find.
Vega 64 would be amazing
I'd pick AMD CPUs and GPUs any day of the week because they offer just as much power as nVidia without the inflated prices. Personally though, I wanted a good gaming laptop and settled on one with a 1070 Max-Q because their larger market share means it's difficult to find a good AMD gaming laptop.
1080ti is a brilliant choice, it's powerful, dropping to midrange price but still has some future capability as games advance.
I have a 1060 6 gb by asus and it can run all games max settings 1080p and does all i need it to do and more
I've been looking into getting a new GPU, but I do have to say that it's very hard to determine which one is right. Originally, a new generation of video cards means that the previous generation should get cheaper. But this time, this doesnt seem to be the case. I'd be very interested to pick up a 1080 (ti) for a reduced price, but with the RTX cards being so expensive right now, not many people are switching. In short, I want a GPU that can output 144Hz at 1440p with medium/high settings. I dont need ultra settings, but I do want my games to look somewhat decent. As for the fanboyism regarding AMD or Nvidia, I dont care what brand makes the GPU. Unfortunately, AMD just keeps struggling very, VERY hard to even compete with Nvidia in their higher range of products, and it shows throughout there entire product line. Nobody needs 16 gigs of HBM2 for games and future-proving your GPU makes absolutely no sense (because once 16 gigs are actually required for games to run, the chip itself will be obsolete). To me, it seems that Nvidia has been able to consistently offer a better deal, especially when someone buys a used GPU. Also, I dont trust extremely cheap branches like Palit, for example. Something seems fishy about their cards.
So, in my main rig, I have an MSI Duke 1080, in my super weird custom all in one build I have a gigabyte 1050ti, in the budget gaming PC I just built for a friend of mine I put a Radeon Rx 560, and I might be picking up 2 Vega 64 frontier editions to use in a video editing rig since they outperform 1080ti's in Davinci for about $150 less each on the second hand market and have 5 gigs more v-ram.
that's actually really interesting to read. I also have to edit video and I didnt know they were so good for video editing. that made those cards suddenly a lot more interesting.
Strix 2080 Ti
I have a strix 2070 for anyone looking for parts I highly recommend it
Strix 2080 ti
Rtx 2080 ti, Vega 64, or rx 580 is all I’m looking at until the Radeon 7 is out.
Nvidia GTX1080Ti 11GB
1080ti is an 11 gig card. 1080 is an 8 gig.
I personally like the GTX 1070 6gb for one that doesn't cost a whole lot
Nvidia GTX/RTX Cards are the best. For the mid range, the GTX 1060 3 GB is probably the best.
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Can confirm. EVGA makes a great 6 GB one, they call it the “GTX 1060 SC Gaming”. Comes overclocked from the factory, and has a better heatsink than their normal 1060.
I would actually just wait for the GTX 1660. It is rumored to be 15% faster than the the GTX 1060 (6GB), and it's only going to cost $230. Then there is going to be a GTX 1660 Ti which is 25% faster than the GTX 1060, and it's going to cost $280.
AMD Vega cards.
I like using the Nvidia 1070/1080 or asus rog 1070/1080.
Too early to tell. need Nvidia 11 series and Ati Navi.
EVGA HYBRID CARDS!!!! pls i cri
I would like to see discounted hybrid kits.
ASUS 1080TI TITAN RTX RTX 2080TI soz for the caps
RTX 2060
For mid range the best value cards have to be between the RX590 and GTX 1070 ti, but they are both in different price categories.
Nvidia is king right now but man rumors are AMD is going to drop some bombs @ CES so I delay my response until then.
I'm partial to NVIDIA. I have a 1080 (no Ti) and love it. I'm going to upgrade to an RTX 2080Ti soon. In my experience, Ti variants are usually worth the extra money (I got my current card as a refurbished model from a local MicroCenter, they had sold out of the Tis). The '70 series cards seem to be a good price/performance balance. Extra RAM would be awesome, if possible. For example; if we could get 11G for an 8G price, or something similar, that would be awesome. Lastly, no blowers please. Fans cool better - three would be best.
GTX 1070ti seems like a really good budget option that could be even better with a price drop! RTX 2070 is also a really good option and it even includes the latest technologies and stuff.
Radeon RX 580 8GB XFX OC