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Issue I have is I don't wanna spend over 200 quid!

There are NO 4GB 480s ANYWHERE on the market, which is moronic in itself.
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Well, BF series has always run way better on green hardware.
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Well, BF series has always run way better on green hardware.

Doubt it. Higher fps does not mean it runs better.

@op, you got get something with over 3GB - new or used. Save if you have to.

One hundred quid tops for a 3GB card. New or used.

BF4 1080 vram usage . . .


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Doubt it. Higher fps does not mean it runs better.
BF4 1080 vram usage . . .

I think this thread isn't about guessing and speculation rolleyes.gif
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Get the RX 480 or 1060 6GB, forget about the 3GB version unless it's 100 bucks cheaper...

I would probably get a custom RX 480 - If it's not overpriced.
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Issue I have is I don't wanna spend over 200 quid!

There are NO 4GB 480s ANYWHERE on the market, which is moronic in itself.

This, also just ignore those half memory cards, either that and the damn 3GB 1060
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Well, BF series has always run way better on green hardware.

Well how do you explain mantle?
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Get the RX 480 or 1060 6GB, forget about the 3GB version unless it's 100 bucks cheaper...

I would probably get a custom RX 480 - If it's not overpriced.

...And if you can find it, but anyway i'd suggest you get the 1060, which is faster, and it's easily more available than 480, and often even cheaper
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...And if you can find it, but anyway i'd suggest you get the 1060, which is faster, and it's easily more available than 480, and often even cheaper

Depends on the market really. In the US the 480 is cheaper - but I believe over the pond you it's the opposite for some odd reason.
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I'd pick the cheaper of the RX480 8gGB or the GTX1060 6GB. But since you mentioned BF games, I'd be biased towards AMD even if that card is a little expensive against the Nvidia counterpart due to it being a DX12 release.

Like Deux Ex will be a "DX12" release? It won't even have DX12 on launch.

BF1 Alpha was DX11. wink.gif

I'm looking forward to see a game built from the ground up for DX12.. In a few years.. (?)
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Depends on the market really. In the US the 480 is cheaper - but I believe over the pond you it's the opposite for some odd reason.

That is true, although i remember checking newegg, a ~month ago, and prices were quite close anyway, but you have far more 480s and 1060s in stock there
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Like Deux Ex will be a "DX12" release? It won't even have DX12 on launch.

BF1 Alpha was DX11. wink.gif

I'm looking forward to see a game built from the ground up for DX12.. In a few years.. (?)

Exactly, why buy now a card for dx12 then?
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I think this thread isn't about guessing and speculation rolleyes.gif

Well, then you are wrong.
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