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and the most important thing- 1060 if it's faster will be only faster for first few months, and i don't think 1160 will launch after 6 months from now, so unless you throw your cards after 6 months. get a 480. because it will be faster. why ? because better and future proof architecture as seen in last 3-4 years.

First few months? What are you smoking? We'd be lucky if DX12 becomes commonplace by Q4 2017. And the RX 480 will be cheaper by a negligible amount; $20-30 doesn't really matter. Let me provide better arguments for both sides.

Reasons to buy GTX 1060 - Faster overall, more image quality tweaking for older titles thanks to far greater compatibility with forced ambient occlusion and OGSSAA/SGSSAA/HSAA, PhysX for those few PhysX titles, should perform better in surround gaming? Not sure about that last one.

Reasons to buy RX 480 - Much faster in DX12 and Vulkan games, CrossFire capable if you're willing to go down that path in the future, allows you to buy less costly FreeSync monitors although you'd likely be sacrificing blur reduction (since G-SYNC monitors tend to come with ULMB too). If you plan to keep the card for years to come, this is the better choice due to how much better it is in DX12 and Vulkan.
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I wouldn't plan on Crossfiring 480s unless you want to be left to dry by AMD Crossfire profiles taking weeks to arrive, and sometimes not even functional.
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I wouldn't plan on Crossfiring 480s unless you want to be left to dry by AMD Crossfire profiles taking weeks to arrive, and sometimes not even functional.

Me neither, I'm firmly against multi-GPU on both sides but I do have to point out that the option is there at least. I prefer to buy the most powerful single GPU and just stick with that.
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First few months? What are you smoking? We'd be lucky if DX12 becomes commonplace by Q4 2017. And the RX 480 will be cheaper by a negligible amount; $20-30 doesn't really matter. Let me provide better arguments for both sides.

Reasons to buy GTX 1060 - Faster overall, more image quality tweaking for older titles thanks to far greater compatibility with forced ambient occlusion and OGSSAA/SGSSAA/HSAA, PhysX for those few PhysX titles, should perform better in surround gaming? Not sure about that last one.

Reasons to buy RX 480 - Much faster in DX12 and Vulkan games, CrossFire capable if you're willing to go down that path in the future, allows you to buy less costly FreeSync monitors although you'd likely be sacrificing blur reduction (since G-SYNC monitors tend to come with ULMB too). If you plan to keep the card for years to come, this is the better choice due to how much better it is in DX12 and Vulkan.
Will revisit this post 4-6 months from now, just note down launch day performance delta between 480 and 1060 in dx11 games, and check again after 4-6 months. 100% guaranteed 480 will be faster by then, it's happening since last 3 years. and it will only get better. and i'm talking about dx11. ( TPU performance summary charts)
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Cards in the house. Time Spy score is around 10 % faster than RX 480.

What's the DOOM Vulkan looking like, and every other new game?
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What's the DOOM Vulkan looking like, and every other new game?
TimeSpy is even newer than Doom Vulkan rolleyes.gif
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So is this out tomorrow?
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So is this out tomorrow?

At least on paper so reviews should be available at the very least. Haven't seen anything about retailers receiving inventory as of yet.
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First few months? What are you smoking? We'd be lucky if DX12 becomes commonplace by Q4 2017. And the RX 480 will be cheaper by a negligible amount; $20-30 doesn't really matter. Let me provide better arguments for both sides.

Reasons to buy GTX 1060 - Faster overall, more image quality tweaking for older titles thanks to far greater compatibility with forced ambient occlusion and OGSSAA/SGSSAA/HSAA, PhysX for those few PhysX titles, should perform better in surround gaming? Not sure about that last one.

Reasons to buy RX 480 - Much faster in DX12 and Vulkan games, CrossFire capable if you're willing to go down that path in the future, allows you to buy less costly FreeSync monitors although you'd likely be sacrificing blur reduction (since G-SYNC monitors tend to come with ULMB too). If you plan to keep the card for years to come, this is the better choice due to how much better it is in DX12 and Vulkan.
The ULBM feature is part of the Gsync card they buy from nGreedia and that controls the monitor.
Unlike Freesync where they implement everything and anything they want themselves and do not pay a penny to anyone for proprietary HW.

I've never had any problem with added AO via ReShade and I don't see why it should be. AA options forced via drivers usually suck for any GPU, still prefer to use shaders for AA like SMAA, almost no performance penalty.
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I wouldn't plan on Crossfiring 480s unless you want to be left to dry by AMD Crossfire profiles taking weeks to arrive, and sometimes not even functional.
One doesn't need any profiles with DX12 and Vulkan for more GPUs and can also mix them up, ha!
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I'm not uploading a screenshot ahead of the time, sorry redface.gif
*cough* second account *cough* leak on reddit *cough*
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At least on paper so reviews should be available at the very least. Haven't seen anything about retailers receiving inventory as of yet.
Neither.
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I definitely look forward to the reviews. While I don't condone Nvidia's pricing strategy, I want to see technology get pushed forward.
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