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Graphics used 980ti or new 1060?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by xxxsonic1971, 16 May 2018.

  1. xxxsonic1971

    xxxsonic1971 W.O.T xxxsonic1971

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    Hello,
    My old gtx 580 needs retired...I was thinking new 1060 6gb or used 980ti, The 980 is slightly faster but older...I get warranty with new 1060..I dont know. Any input wecome. Thanks.
     
  2. TheMadDutchDude

    TheMadDutchDude The Flying Dutchman

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    What resolution do you game on currently? If it is 1080P, I would take the 1060 6GB as it will give you plenty of horses and warranty is an important factor to consider.
     
  3. xxxsonic1971

    xxxsonic1971 W.O.T xxxsonic1971

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    Ye 1080p, Thanks for thoughts.
     
  4. xxxsonic1971

    xxxsonic1971 W.O.T xxxsonic1971

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    1080p for now, but my next upgrade would be to 2560x1440 now the screens are a bit cheaper. Im running i5 3470 / 8gb ram / evga 600w psu.
     
  5. TheMadDutchDude

    TheMadDutchDude The Flying Dutchman

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    Tough choice, in that case. The 980 Ti is closer to a 1070. That would be the better card for performance, but again, the warranty would be an issue for me.
     
  6. CrapBag

    CrapBag Well-Known Member

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    2nd hand 980TI isn't worth the money in my eyes, too old and most likely no warranty, I wouldn't risk £280ish on one.
     
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    spolsh Active Member

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    As someone who's just had a 980ti give up on living, get the new card.
     
  8. DragunovHUN

    DragunovHUN I want to change my name but I also don't

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    Provided that they're both around the same price I would much prefer the new card with warranty. In my experience graphics cards have been far and away the most likely component to die.
     

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