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Hey guys, I was just wondering what would be the best logical upgrade path for me. I enjoy playing games where I can maintain a solid 60 fps or 120 fps (monitor) at 1080p. I can't make my mind up on whether to go Nvidia or AMD. Let me know what y'all think!


Cards that I'm interested in:

GTX 960 2GB

GTX 970 or 980

GTX 1070 (maybe)

Radeon 380X

Radeon 390

Radeon 480


Games I play currently are:

Diablo 3

Path of Exile

Quake Live

Doom
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If you can find a good price on a used 970, i'd go that route.

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I'd go with a RX480. If you are any ways going to spend ~$250, why spend on something which is last gen. The 480 is going to perform ~ to a 980 and for $250, it'd be a great deal.
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If I decided to do something like that, what is a "good" price for an used 970?
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I'd go RX 480. I would not pay more that $100 for a used 970.
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Do we official know yet when AMD will be releasing Polaris?
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