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Originally Posted by fragamemnon View Post

In order to provide all of us with a little laugh, let me conspire a little... You guys will know who I am poking. tongue.gif

- NVidia releases $299 FE cards with [X] perk (bigger mem buffer or higher mem speed);
- NVidia promises starting from $249 cards which are nowhere to be seen;
- 1060Ti comes out with a $329 price tag, making it a difficult toss-up between 1060 and 1070;
- $249 1060s show up shortly after but with performance not justifying the price.

Resulting in:
- People buying $299 (theoretical, more like $320+ actual prices as is the current case with all last gen cards) 1060s now;
- People buying $329 (idem) 1060Tis.


before taking me seriously here and WCCF taking my post as a newsworthy source, I jest
wink.gif

Haha I did laugh, though tongue.gif. That Fud article said we'd see reviews today? But is that actually true?

Nonetheless, I'd find it strange to not perform better than the 480, but be nearly $50+ more expensive than the 480. Who knows *shrug*.
 
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post #52 of 1449
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You already know my position regarding this wink.gif

Not really, man.. You're sending a lot of mixed signals. tongue.gif

You were disappointed (to say the least, lol) with the 480's performance, but you are somehow impressed by this?
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A lot cheaper? The 8GB version is $10 less with certain reference models being priced around $260... Then again the 8GB version is also bios locked and sold at $199 rolleyes.gif

Depends, i thought that there was only 6GB models, but now it seems there is in fact 3GB models. If that's the case then it has to be compared to the $199 480.
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lol no SLI (or software SLI), and the gimping continues.
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A lot cheaper? The 8GB version is $10 less with certain reference models being priced around $270... Then again the 8GB version is also bios locked and sold at $199 rolleyes.gif

You can actually buy RX 480's at $199 and $239 and soon a custom AIB card at $249. The 1060 leaked performance is still below GTX 980 and only 8% above Stock RX 480. We're not likely to find any 1060 at $249 for a good while. Even if it were, p/p is lost to the 480 and 980.
post #55 of 1449
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That it's a lot cheaper than the 1060
we'll know that after we see real world 1060 prices

and people keep talking about $199 480, but IIRC the majority of 480s being sold are the $240 8GB ones


and again - its not only performance, 480 has an awful ref cooler, its noisy, HS is tiny, and the card still trottles even below 1266

there is pretty much no reason to buy ref 480, ever, only the AIB ones and they will cost $250-300 (not so much cheaper now)


whereas the ref blower style 1060 (or just any 1060 without a fancy custom cooler) should be a viable option given how little power it will draw (but not for $300)
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Not really, man.. You're sending a lot of mixed signals. tongue.gif

You were disappointed (to say the least, lol) with the 480's performance, but you are somehow impressed by this?

Impressed? How so? Nvidia is planning a price increase of their mainstream lineup. The performance that the GTX 1060 is suggested to deliver is within the margins of historical launches if it does end up being slightly above their last generation mid-grade chip.

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Depends, i thought that there was only 6GB models, but now it seems there is in fact 3GB models. If that's the case then it has to be compared to the $199 480.

The vagueness of the "news" is interesting indeed...
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THe older i get, the harder it becomes to justify the cost of this hobby vs the lack of advancmets in games today.

Id not pay more than NZ$350-400 for a 1060..a card with no (driver?) sli support.

Id be happy to go amd, but i dont know if im interested in having to relearn a bunch can and cannots with pc tech anymore.

and this Founders stuff is just putting me off.
post #58 of 1449
No SLI support can be a huge deal breaker, two 980s in SLI are faster than a GTX 1080, 980 performance is what the GTX 1060 is targeting.

For $500 you might be able to get a dual GTX 1060 6GB setup which could be slightly cheaper and faster than a GTX 1080.

However, SLI support is something which you would be concerned about, and it also has 2GB less VRAM, but an SLI 1060 6GB setup could be a pretty decent offering.
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WHen are the non-FE versions of the 1xxx series cards due out?
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Hey there's the Millennium Falcon on the shroud biggrin.gif
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