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Reviews Gigabyte GeForce RTX 2060 Super Gaming OC Review

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by bit-tech, 2 Aug 2019.

  1. bit-tech

    bit-tech Supreme Overlord Staff Administrator

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  2. adidan

    adidan Avatar now in stock for xmas 2019

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    Yes.
     
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    Locknload Jolly Good Egg

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    If CardFactoryOverclock Is True
    Then IsCardOverpriced = True
    EndIf

    Unless you're hardware voltmodding then the silicon lottery is not something you even need to consider, nor any effort OEMs may or may not put into binning chips above 'stock' clocks, because 'stock' clocks have been a misnomer for years now. Effectively every Turing (or Volta or Maxwell or Pascal or any other arch that boosts up to board power limits until hitting Tmax by default) will perform effectively identically and be limited by the board BIOS power limit. Take your lowly non-factory-OC card, download literally any OC utility, and slam the power limit up the the maximum, and the card will perform as well as and factory OC card would based on the same cooler and fan curve.
     
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    Dogbert666 *Fewer Staff Administrator

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    I don't entirely disagree, but in some cases you may need modified BIOSes to make this work. e.g. the MSI card we compared to is 105% limited (based on 175W at 100%) even at max, but this GB one seems closer to 240W when maxed out, and the difference shows both at stock and when max-OCed. It's unquestionably a... question... of available power, but if a card makes more power available by design to the same GPU, that seems worth exploring.
     
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    IIRC from Der8auer's OC testing, you hit the non-OEM-modifiable core voltage limit before you really start bumping against any raised power targets (the stock powertarget+120% you can set any card to is more than enough). Then again, that was testing with the FE cards that are kinda-sort-factory-overclocked-ish; if an OEM wants to lock the power target modification to less than that, that's kind of a black mark on the OEM's card more than anything.
     
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    Which is why I was so critical of MSI. The video title literally had 'Too Power-Limited' in it. It seemed so unnecessary. Plus, at the time of testing, the Nvidia reference/FE failed to apply >100% power targets despite it supposedly doing so in software
     
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    xaser04 Ba Ba Ba BANANA!

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    £430 for a 2060 Super?!

    Whaa?!
     
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    The_Crapman Don't phone it's just for fun.

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    Asus GeForce RTX 2060 Super Dual Evo Advanced? Super Turbo Evo? Super Dual Evo OC? Who the hell names these things, and when did they stop working for Capcom's Street Fighter division?
     
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    To be fair they're still better than monitor names.
     
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    xaser04 Ba Ba Ba BANANA!

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    Dear god...

    Saying that my wife has a very similar shroud (don't know if the actual cooler part is different) on her RTX 2080. Difference being that I paid the same as at that 2060 Super costs...
     
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    I do see the point of blowers on cards and I'm glad there is at least one option for each card. For some builds a blower cooler really is the best option.
     
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    The 2070s in my folding rigs are all blowers. When cards are running 24/7 at full load, the last thing you want is excessive heat build-up!
     
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    let me simplify that

    if("RTX"){overpriced = 1;}
     
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    Hey man, don't rag on The New Challengers.
     
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    And make a hell of a lot more sense than Intel's rumoured Ice Lake line-up...
     
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    Dude I just looked at their upcoming mobile stuff.

    Wtf?

    So an i5 1035G7 us more powerful than an i7 1060G7 because a 5 or 8 in the name means U series but a 0 means Y. But an i7 1065G7 is better than both...

    Oh and it's either G1, G4 or G7 depending on the igp performance....

    Is that right? Jeez, way to go Intel.
     
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    Normally when you see a weird product name you're like ahh. Must be something internal which makes sense on their system. For this I don't see it
     
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    Are there meant to be more charts on page 6?
     
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