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post #1001 of 1449
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Originally Posted by comagnum View Post

Hey that's me!

It may be slower than a 1060(oc'd) at the moment, but I'm happy with it.
np man, its pretty cool that you've got a 480 to 1405 stable game benching thumb.gif

thx for the testing


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I knew there would be Tony the tiger there biggrin.gif


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Have you tried undervolting the card?
undervolting wont let him OC to 1400 ...
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You seem very salty about GTX 1060. tongue.gif

You seem very salty about him being very salty about the GTX 1060 biggrin.gif j/k
post #1003 of 1449
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undervolting wont let him OC to 1400 ...

You do have a one track mind rofl
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This Chev person is a terrible shill. He makes me not want to get anything Nvidia.
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post #1005 of 1449
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This Chev person is a terrible shill. He makes me not want to get anything Nvidia.
you have an AMD CPU (le gasp) .. you were a lost cause from the start biggrin.gif
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post #1006 of 1449
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Funny 'launch' this is from Nvidia.

Out of stock everywhere. Seems to me they did rush this forward to take some of the wind out of the 480s sails.

Personally I want to see 1400Mhz 480 vs 2000Mhz 1060 in 1080p and 1440p.
Brilliant, thanks,

So, for reference:

1060 @ 2088 = 36.7 fps
480 @ 1340 = 32 fps

Seeing as I originally proposed a good comparison would be 2000Mhz 1060 v 1400Mhz 480, your 2088 clocked Nvidia card makes me want to see what the 480 would do at around 1430Mhz. Dare I say, performance could be a wash. And that would be across mostly DX11 favouring titles and pre-AMD driver optimizations as they always do.

So tl;dr - lets wait and see how those custom 480s overclock.

To be fair, the RX 480 was also OOS everywhere in North America the day of launch.
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post #1007 of 1449
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To be fair, the RX 480 was also OOS everywhere in North America the day of launch.

Maybe, but AMD had more available cards at launch than NV, at least 2-3 times from what we can gather so far.
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Well, this 1060 isn't even in the running for me... I never buy a card I can't SLI down the road.

EDIT: although it looks like some non-reference models do have the SLI finger after all...
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Handy list of reviews here for those interested. (Taken from wccftech)


Added to OP. Thanks.
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I presume that the enthusiasm for this card is only slightly higher than it was for the 960's launch.

Nobody even bothered to make a dedicated "GTX 1060 reviews thread".

I suggest the OP update the title thread with review links, otherwise it's going to be hard finding them.

Edit: ninja'd. thumb.gif



Anyway, from what I've read so far the card isn't really any faster than the GTX 980, it wins sometimes, loses others. About on par is probably more accurate in the grand scheme of things. It's noticeably faster than the RX 480 though. Although DX 12 and Vulkan seem to show Pascal in hot water for the future.

But overall, I'm not really impressed, especially considering European prices. I still remember when the GTX 460 was faster than the previous flagship, the GTX 285. Now we have a card that costs 50% more and only performs about on par with the third fastest card of the previous generation.

GPUs are slowly becoming as boring as CPUs. A sign of the times, perhaps, or Nvidia not having to do any better because AMD isn't either. Whatever, the end result in terms of performance to us consumers is the same.
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