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I've come to decide it is time for me to upgrade to a new GPU from an AMD 290X which runs hot in my case. I mostly play games at 1080p which my card is decent at, but kind of gets hot while using my HTC Vive. My budget is $400, but the least I spend the better. I've been leaning towards getting a GTX 1070 from Jet.com which come at under $400 using the 15% discount and no taxes for CA.

I've been so out of the loop about hardware that I don't know what brands are best anymore... which one do you guys recommend from this list?
https://jet.com/search?term=GTX%201070

I was thinking of the ASUS GeForce GTX 1070 DUAL-GTX1070-O8G 8GB 256-Bit mainly only because it is white and matches my color scheme in my build and it is $389.69~ after discounts.

Thanks in advance!
Edited by Sodalink - 9/7/16 at 12:04pm
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A GTX 1070 is your only option at the moment, go with it. thumb.gif
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The 1070 is the way to go for you and take your pick. Pascal couldn't care less what cooler you have on it for the most part. They all overclock within sub 100mhz of each other.
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