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    Intel Core i7 8700k
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    MSI Z370-A PRO
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    CORSAIR Vengeance LPX 16(2x8)GB DDR4 3000MHz
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    MSI GeForce GTX1060 GAMING X 6GB GDDR5 192Bit
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    CORSAIR TX750M 750W 80+ Gold
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    Razer Ornata Chroma
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    Windows 10
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    Sony Xperia Z5

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  1. I've heard that its basically Avengers version of Destiny 2.
  2. There are rumors here and there about a 3080 20GB being announced/released after Big Navi but of course... they are rumors.
  3. So the 3080 20GB will be in the scale of buyers that can easily go for 3090 or am I wrong? If what you say is accurate, will 3080 20GB be a cheaper 3090?
  4. That clears everything up if that's the case in next-gen consoles. That is true, however there are speculations about a big price difference between 10gb model and 20gb model and I don't think I will really need a 20GB GPU.
  5. As a person who is thinking about buying a 3080 at some point, I'd like to ask a question. I've been seeing most people say that 10GBs of VRAM is not enough for the near future (2021-2022) I now have a 1080p monitor, I'll be using the 3080 with that first, and when I get the money, I might upgrade to a 1440p 144hz monitor. So the questions are: Is 10GB's of VRAM that is in the 3080 enough? Does GDDR6X make up for the shortage of VRAM when compared to 2080ti's 11GBs of VRAM?
  6. After reading this, I'm very happy that I went for an 8700k. Even though its just 2 FPS, on RDR2, it beats the i9 10900k when overclocked (and it is on the exact same level in terms of average fps when not overclocked)
  7. Also I'm hyped to personally see the difference between a 3080 and my current 1060 6GB. It's going to be amazing.
  8. I've watched that video a while ago, and now that I see what you've written too, here's my conclusion: There is no way an 8700k CPU will be bottlenecking a 3080, especially when overclocked. Even if there is, it will be really small that it's unnoticable. (Mine is not overclocked, but I use my PC on High Performance power settings and it goes up to 4.5 GHz, and I feel like it is enough for a 3080 at this point)
  9. Even though I love Jayz's content so much, my vote is on this. Because when looked at gaming performances, there is barely any difference before and after the patches. The performance hits are mostly on the work-related (enterprise, rendering etc) type of programs.
  10. So it comes down to the type of games, thanks for the huge info dump, I really appreciate it!
  11. Yeah, it totally makes sense. Pardon my amateurity but when I look at gaming benchmarks between 9900k and 8700k with a 2080 (or a 2080ti), there isn't much of a difference too. Essentially, newer CPUs from Intel don't have the huge gap in performance when compared to a 8700k I believe. So, what I make out from the information you've given, whatever happens to new Intel CPUs that are paired with a 3080 (like bottlenecks) will apply to me but in the same scale, not worse.
  12. Oh yeah that's an obvious one. I'll definitely upgrade to a 1440p 144hz monitor when I have the money. That's relieving to hear. Thanks!
  13. So since the benchmarks are out, what do you guys think? I've seen Jayztwocentz talk about how a 8700k will bottleneck the 3080 on a 1080p monitor. So; Will my 8700k bottleneck a 3080? Will a new 1440p monitor remove my bottleneck? I'm legitimately terrified about the idea of upgrading my CPU and in no way I'm thinking of doing it.