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Nvidia's Pascal cards

Discussion in 'PC Discussion' started by Gengar, May 9, 2016.

  1. Warlocke

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    Yeah, and I definitely need a new card. Pretty much all of this year's games say I don't meet the recommended specs, and most say I don't meet the minimum.

    And the only factor is my video card; everything else exceeds the requirements. I'm rockin' an i7-4790 with 16GB of ram... and an MSI R7770 (1GB Radeon I bought in 2012). :(

    On the bright side, almost anything available now would an upgrade (but by no means "future-proof").
     
  2. KaiDASH

    KaiDASH High Inquisitor DLP Supporter

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    It's apparently going to be 599 usd for the non founders edition 1080's, which should be low enough to avoid the 1000 threshold for GST even after shipping / insurance etc.
     
  3. KaiDASH

    KaiDASH High Inquisitor DLP Supporter

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  4. Gengar

    Gengar Polymagus Prestige DLP Supporter

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    Awesome, especially since it's cheaper (pre release) and more power efficient (I think? 30%, right?)
     
  5. Jon

    Jon The Demon Mayor Admin DLP Supporter

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    For fun I checked my previous PC invoices and here is my graphics card history:
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    2004    Radeon 9550 128MB DDR
    2008    Powercolor HD 3850 PCS 512MB DDR3
    2011    Gigabyte Radeon HD6970 2GB Overclocked
    2013    EVGA GeForce GTX 660 Ti FTW Signature 2
    2014    EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Superclocked 3GB
    2016    EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Founders Edition 8GB
    I would have stuck with the 6970 and potentially with Radeon, but I received an Nvidia 3d Monitor and... yeah, enough said.
     
  6. KaiDASH

    KaiDASH High Inquisitor DLP Supporter

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    hm.

    FX5500 (2004)
    6600 GT (2005)
    8800 GTS (2007)
    GTX 275 (2009)
    GTX 480 (2011)
    GTX 960 (2015)
    GTX 980 TI (2016)

    I would have skipped the 960 - I didn't realize I'd be buying a 144hz 1440p monitor several months later.

    heh.
     
  7. Jon

    Jon The Demon Mayor Admin DLP Supporter

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    Im considering an asus rog 165hrZ monitor if i ever have more expendable income the thing gets my dick hard. Waiting at airport atm will link what im talking about whwn i get home.
     
  8. Invictus

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    Living in a third world country with a currency that lost half its value in the last two years and has an 100% tax on eletronics, I can say I hate all of you.
     
  9. Amoral Philosopher

    Amoral Philosopher Seventh Year

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    While I am definitely going to get a 1080, I'm going to wait till some of the other versions that are not the founders edition come out. I heard early June some of the EVGA 1080 versions should be coming out at a cheaper price. Should be able to at least save myself $50 and end up with a better card.
     
  10. Jon

    Jon The Demon Mayor Admin DLP Supporter

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    I'm a bit perplexed. The place I ordered from said the batch would arrive on the 7th, and yet apparently it's being delivered today? How strange.
     
  11. Gengar

    Gengar Polymagus Prestige DLP Supporter

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    #humblebrag

    #fuckyou

    #icry
     
  12. Jon

    Jon The Demon Mayor Admin DLP Supporter

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    I had a dream last night that I had the card and I was running at unrestricted 300fps in Overwatch.
     
  13. Jon

    Jon The Demon Mayor Admin DLP Supporter

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    WE HAVE TOUCHDOWN!
     
  14. Jon

    Jon The Demon Mayor Admin DLP Supporter

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    [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  15. Fardeki

    Fardeki Minister of Magic DLP Supporter

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    Boo

    /10char
     
  16. Invictus

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    Motherfucker... TELL ME, TELL ME HOW GOOD SHE IS? Is it Canaan at lomg last?
     
  17. Jon

    Jon The Demon Mayor Admin DLP Supporter

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    So, you remember how I said I had a dream that it could run Overwatch at 300fps?

    Well more like 260fps... :awesome
     
  18. Gengar

    Gengar Polymagus Prestige DLP Supporter

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    WASTE OF MONEY THEN!

    ABSOLUTE WASTE



    ...


    /sob
     
  19. Snapdragon

    Snapdragon Seventh Year

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    You probably should have waited a few days for the AMD Polaris 10 benchmarks to make a final decision if you could have waited 1-2 months before buying:)

    What they show sounds pretty competitive to a 1080 in a CF config and still a lot cheaper.

    https://forum.beyond3d.com/posts/1918923/

    for AMD's "marketing" spin but the rest of the thread is worth reading to get more insight.
     
  20. The Iron Rose

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    Counterpoint, you have to have a crossfire setup, and shooting yourself repeatedly is preferable to dealing with multi-GPU setups.
     
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