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Finally buying a GFX card

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posted on Apr, 11 2017 @ 01:59 PM
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Future proofing pc's isn't ideal. The exponential growth of hardware usually leads you to have a card that is older, running similar but much hotter / less energy efficient. It really depends though. The 900 series was barely a jump from the 700 series especially when considering the jump from 9-1000 but the 1100 series could be EITHER of those, a small or a large jump. So while I'd like to recommend getting a 1070 now and replacing it during the 1100 series, I can't say the boost in performance will be worth the wait or if you'll just waste money making your card now more efficent. if you need clarification lemme know, this is a mess.




posted on Apr, 11 2017 @ 02:34 PM
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originally posted by: ParasuvO
a reply to: PhoenixOD

Ti editions do not offer much more in performance and you usually pay almost double..is 5 percent faster worth an extra 300 dollars or more ?

If you got that kinda cash to blow do it but i went with just the 1080 GTX.


1080's cost £500-550 and have a 3d mark score of 22180 which is about 40 points per £1

1080ti gaming x cost £750 and have a 3d mark score of 28070 which is about 37.5 points per £1 and i get a free game

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posted on Apr, 11 2017 @ 02:37 PM
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originally posted by: turbo8

originally posted by: PhoenixOD
a reply to: Discotech

i will be mostly using it for 3d modelling, video rendering and photo editing. All of which run off the GPU.

Im sure ill be able to squeeze a little gaming in as well
lol




What kind of 3d modeling? If you're going to be using Solidworks or similar, the gaming cards don't work as well as the workstation cards. You will probably be fine though with a gaming card.


I create 3d assets for the games and film industry which i sell at turbo squid.



posted on Apr, 11 2017 @ 04:15 PM
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a reply to: PhoenixOD

You need a better store to buy from..i got my 1080 for 589 cad..the ti was 889 and UP



posted on Apr, 11 2017 @ 04:47 PM
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a reply to: ParasuvO

Thats the standard prices for 1080's in the uk. we pay more because of import taxes and vat



posted on Apr, 12 2017 @ 11:13 AM
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a reply to: PhoenixOD

Final choice?



posted on Apr, 14 2017 @ 07:17 AM
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a reply to: Antipathy17

Yeah I think I might go for a Hydro GFX GTX 1080 Liquid Cooled Graphics Card from Corsair. Normal 1080's go for £550 but Corsair are doing a liquid cooled version for £599 on special offer.

I already have a Corsair water cooled CPU block so it will look great inside the case.
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posted on Apr, 14 2017 @ 07:17 AM
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double post
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posted on Apr, 15 2017 @ 11:12 AM
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a reply to: PhoenixOD

Grats! I love my 1070.



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