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Originally Posted by Exeed Orbit View Post

$300 for a low-mid range card? Wow. I like Nvidia's products, even if I don't like their business morals. But damn.... That's a tough pill to swallow. Guess i'll have to wait and see how AIB 1060s perform vs. AIB 480s

Not even close,this is a high performance 1080p killer for around 250 bucks.

Mid range yeah but maxing 1080p is all anyone really needs for an extremely gratifying gaming experience.

Okay in my opinion,high refresh rate 27 inch screen 1080p falls into that category.
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Not even close,this is a high performance 1080p killer for around 250 bucks.


That logic... rolleyes.gif
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post #423 of 1449
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Not even close,this is a high performance 1080p killer for around 250 bucks.

Mid range yeah but maxing 1080p is all anyone really needs for an extremely gratifying gaming experience.

Okay in my opinion,high refresh rate 27 inch screen 1080p falls into that category.

I was referring to FE, which is $300 MSRP.

But using that same logic, wouldn't the RX 480 be virtually the same? It too would offer overall playable frame rates at 1080p no? (Albeit lower performing than the 1060). And it would be cheaper, no? So $/perf would be virtually the same? (Depending on the title)
post #424 of 1449
So what would be the best option here? A GTX 1060 or a RX 480?
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post #425 of 1449
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So what would be the best option here? A GTX 1060 or a RX 480?

Might want to wait for them to be reviewed and compared before you make that choice.
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post #426 of 1449
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So what would be the best option here? A GTX 1060 or a RX 480?

1060 if you want the better performing/less power hungry card, 480 if you want the cheaper card. Both should be fine for 1080p/60 for most games, with 1060 you might be able to turn a few setting higher.
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post #427 of 1449
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So what would be the best option here? A GTX 1060 or a RX 480?

Let's wait until the 1060 is out before we say either. I'm guessing the 1060 will outperform the RX 480. But that will likely be at a price premium as well. In the end, if the extra performance is worth the extra cost, then the 1060 is your guy.
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So what would be the best option here? A GTX 1060 or a RX 480?

Well AIB 480 vs AIB 1060 is the real battle. Reference 480 vs 960 is like comparing R9 285 with GTX970. The price difference is huge.
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post #429 of 1449
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Not even close,this is a high performance 1080p killer for around 250 bucks.

Mid range yeah but maxing 1080p is all anyone really needs for an extremely gratifying gaming experience.

Okay in my opinion,high refresh rate 27 inch screen 1080p falls into that category.

27" 1080p. sicksmiley.png

I've used one before, the PPI is absolutely atrocious as it's basically the same as a 22" 900p panel.
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So the aim would be 10% faster than the 8GB 480 with 2GB less RAM. Not a bad alternative.

I love the desperation they had to endure to achieve that, what with dumping SLI and the ultra cheap cooler. Competition appears to be close, which means we all win.
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