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Originally Posted by GorillaSceptre View Post

I said on paper.. The 480 and 980 are superior in every way to it..

Where do you see the 1060 being faster? A leaked synthetic? Or Nvidia's PR slides that are probably based on VR edge cases?

You are the one that has been calling the 480 pathetic, and trolling those threads for weeks, but this card is only 8% faster in an Nvidia favored bench, while costing $300, are you really going to flip-flop this hard? rolleyes.gif

The 1060 is superior in VR, and that's the only reason I'm considering it.
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Originally Posted by ChevChelios View Post

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)
From what i remember, not all custom cards are more expensive than ref and with worse coolers
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Originally Posted by Code-Red View Post

lol no SLI (or software SLI), and the gimping continues.

Why buy that card for SLI?
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Originally Posted by FLCLimax View Post

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.

There are going to be AIB 1060 as well...
And the 980 are still going here and there for over 350$ and sometimes over 400$, and they have only 4GB memory.
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Originally Posted by ChevChelios View Post

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)

Sorry man, i just don't see this at all..

I agree, there's no reason to buy a reference if someone wants OC potential/more performance. So the 1060 is going to be directly competing with the custom $249, 8GB 480's. Which look like they will at least all clock to 1400+. At those speeds the 480 gets close to a Fury.. And considering most of the big titles coming out are all going to be DX12, then i think the 1060 isn't going to look to good at all.. If the $249 1060's are also indeed 3GB in 2016, then it's going to be a blood bath.
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Originally Posted by Slomo4shO View Post

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.
The vagueness of the "news" is interesting indeed...

I could be wrong, and I'm used to you having a go at both vendors just for the fun of it. tongue.gif

But hasn't your whole argument against the 480 been that it can't match a 980? Well the 1060 doesn't either, and will probably even lose in a few titles to the 970, while also costing $300 instead of the 480 @ $199. I just don't see the logic there..
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Originally Posted by ChevChelios View Post

Nvidia cards dont get driver improvements post release ? rolleyes.gif

Possibly. But it's a fact that GCN gets more improvement over time. When that changes, you win. Until then let's just use history as an example.

On release, in reviews the 1060 will look superior, a year down the track not so much, especially with DX12 being in more games.

Both will be similar in the end, with Nvidia gouging for FE editions on their cards and people lapping it up.
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http://www.tomshardware.com/news/nvidia-geforce-gtx-1060-launch,32214.html
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Custom versions of the GeForce GTX 1060 developed by Nvidia’s board partners will be available on launch day, as well
The GeForce GTX 1060 will be available from multiple retailers starting July 19.


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Originally Posted by GorillaSceptre View Post

I could be wrong, and I'm used to you having a go at both vendors just for the fun of it. tongue.gif

But hasn't your whole argument against the 480 been that it can't match a 980?

My argument against the RX 480 has been about performance. Or the lack thereof. The card should have equaled or exceeded the performance of the R9 290X. A product that is 3 years its predecessor.

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Well the 1060 doesn't either, and will probably even lose in a few titles to the 970, while also costing $300 instead of the 480 @ $199.

Lets wait and see how the 1060 performs.
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I just don't see the logic there..

There isn't considering that I am not condemning one card while praising the other. If I were, then I would be a hypocrite thumb.gif
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GG RX 480 Only had half a month. Make space for the peoples card GTX1060.
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thers no doubt they will sell a ton of these just like they did every X60 & X70 card

but who will sell more - 1060 or 480 redface.gif
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thers no doubt they will sell a ton of these just like they did every X60 & X70 card

but who will sell more - 1060 or 480 redface.gif

1060 easily. 285 came out before and was as fast or faster then 960 and sold less. RX 480 does not stand a chance.
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