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Originally Posted by 12Cores View Post

If this is true, the logic here is that two of these would be faster and cheaper than the 1080 and would eat into those high margin sales. Just think of it like the non-k intel i3.

Two mid-end cards in SLI will almost never be better than a single high end card. Stop looking at avg fps only. SLI'ed mid-end cards will almost certainly deliver a worse experience -> less VRAM, lower bandwidth, microstuttering, lack of multi GPU support, lower minimum fps etc.
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I'm not a fan of the 6-pin being attached to the cooler.
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post #13 of 110
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Two mid-end cards in SLI will almost never be better than a single high end card. Stop looking at avg fps only. SLI'ed mid-end cards will almost certainly deliver a worse experience -> less VRAM, lower bandwidth, microstuttering, lack of support, lower minimum fps etc.

I agree with you on that. I had a GTX 260 Core 216 and later purchased another for SLI. I was playing lots of Fallout 3 at the time and the micro stutter and lack of VRAM was always apparent. I'd rather purchase a $400-$450 GTX 1070 over two of these. Let's not even get into the extra heat output of two cards versus a single card.
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post #14 of 110
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DVI Connector? lol. its 2016.

Taken straight from supplier (they posted prices not long ago) to compare RX480 is 230 euros from them. (Those prices are without VAT)

ASUS STRIX-GTX1060-6G-GAMING 8GB DVI 2xHDMI 2xDisplayPort - 338.70e
ASUS STRIX-GTX1060-O6G-GAMING 8GB DVI 2xHDMI 2xDisplayPort - 357.00e
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Lol as if we needed more proof that 1080 and 1070 are mid range cards now we have a low ended x40 card with no sli as a mid range card.
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post #16 of 110
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Lol as if we needed more proof that 1080 and 1070 are mid range cards now we have a low ended x40 card with no sli as a mid range card.

Well of course just like 680 and 980 became mid range cards. Doesn't stop them being high end right now.
post #17 of 110
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Originally Posted by 12Cores View Post

If this is true, the logic here is that two of these would be faster and cheaper than the 1080 and would eat into those high margin sales. Just think of it like the non-k intel i3.
Most probably be just enough to beat GTX980 with 6GB VRAM.

1080 = new performance
1070 = Replace 980TI/TITAN X
1060 = Replace 980?
1050 = Replace 970?
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post #18 of 110
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It's almost as if providing the consumer with choice is a bad thing.
I don't know what "having a choice" has to do with obsolete connectors.
Maybe check eBay to get some nice IDE HDDs.
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I don't know what "having a choice" has to do with obsolete connectors.
Maybe check eBay to get some nice IDE HDDs.

How is it obsolete? IDE has limitations that are obvious, DVI works up to some pretty high resolutions. Most people won't need anything other than DVI for years.
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I don't know what "having a choice" has to do with obsolete connectors.
Maybe check eBay to get some nice IDE HDDs.

show me 3 people who aren't enthusiasts who don't use DVI or VGA.
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