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Graphics Card (Cooling/VRM) Tier List (Navi Update)

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1 hour ago, XR6 said:

Tier C midrange

Asus: Dual

 

This is all based on cooling performance BTW, I thought I should just make that clear

As an Asus Dual owner, I can vouch for the absolutely crude cooling solution, specifically the fans on this hot boy. (No pun intended)


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1 hour ago, LukeSavenije said:

GPU Tier List

Please change the name of this thread to GPU Cooler Tier List (or something similar) as this thread isn't actually related to GPUs.


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I don't understand a single thing on this list, maybe make a CPU tier list from work station and gaming high end to all rounder and low end

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29 minutes ago, Oalei said:

I don't understand a single thing on this list, maybe make a CPU tier list from work station and gaming high end to all rounder and low end

how don't you understand? Not trying to be rude, but I'm curious. A CPU tier list isn't really needed IMO, because the market isn't filled with a bunch of different CPUs.


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Shouldn't the ASUS ROG Poseidon be up in Tier A/B, rather than Tier C along with their budget Dual product line?

Poseidon is a hybrid water/air cooling solution.


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47 minutes ago, Speedsterx7 said:

I've a RTX 2080 Gaming OC.

 

Is that high end or mid range?

It's a solid mid range RTX 2080.

 

The cooler is appropriated by all means, silent enough and should have peak temps on the 70's but it's a card that despite a bit more silent and robust looking in comparison still provides about the same performance the FE does across the board.


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2 hours ago, mxk. said:

how don't you understand? Not trying to be rude, but I'm curious. A CPU tier list isn't really needed IMO, because the market isn't filled with a bunch of different CPUs.

I don't really look at what types the brands have I only mainly know about the cards so I don't really understand it. About CPU it's probably clear that Intel is sweeping the floor from i7 4790k to i7 9700k probably. 

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2 hours ago, Oalei said:

I don't really look at what types the brands have I only mainly know about the cards so I don't really understand it. About CPU it's probably clear that Intel is sweeping the floor from i7 4790k to i7 9700k probably. 

Intel sweeping the floor? You've been under a rock.


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gigabyte aorus z390 pro

oloy warhawk 3000mhz rgb (light blue colorway)

evga gtx 1070 ti ftw

t force delta rgb 250gb ssd

western digital caviar blue 1tb hdd

fractal design meshify c black (w/ blue front panel)

seasonic m12ii evo 620w (gross)

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dell 1905fp 1024p 60hz 

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Looks like I chose some really nice GPU's according to this list as I only had 2 GPUs so far.

My Asus Dual GTX 1060 6GB

And my current EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti FTW ULTRA SILENT GAMING ACX 3.0

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2 minutes ago, MadmanRB said:

Looks like I chose some really nice GPU's according to this list as I only had 2 GPUs so far.

My Asus Dual GTX 1060 6GB

And my current EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti FTW ULTRA SILENT GAMING ACX 3.0

dual is ok, the evga card is really good


current pc

i7-8086k (@stock)

evga clc 280 aio

gigabyte aorus z390 pro

oloy warhawk 3000mhz rgb (light blue colorway)

evga gtx 1070 ti ftw

t force delta rgb 250gb ssd

western digital caviar blue 1tb hdd

fractal design meshify c black (w/ blue front panel)

seasonic m12ii evo 620w (gross)

 asus mg248qr 1080p 144hz

dell 1905fp 1024p 60hz 

corsair k55 wired keyboard

logitech g305 wireless mouse

cosair void pro rgb wireless headset

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5 minutes ago, mxk. said:

dual is ok, the evga card is really good

Actually I am still happy I got that card, it never ran too hot and still works just in another PC right now.

And the cost factor at the time was reasonable, that card cost me about $250 or so.

Mid range card, mid range pricing so good deal in my opinion.

Its best not to bemoan a lower end card if it does its job, sure it was not top of the line but it was my first GPU and I would probably still have it if i did not get a 1440p monitor

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1 minute ago, MadmanRB said:

Actually I am still happy I got that card, it never ran too hot and still works just in another PC right now.

And the cost factor at the time was reasonable, that card cost me about $250 or so.

Mid range card, mid range pricing so good deal in my opinion.

the ultra silent is like a wet dream of a card to be honest. If I hadn't picked up the FTW2 iCX then I would have bought the ultra silent


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i7-8086k (@stock)

evga clc 280 aio

gigabyte aorus z390 pro

oloy warhawk 3000mhz rgb (light blue colorway)

evga gtx 1070 ti ftw

t force delta rgb 250gb ssd

western digital caviar blue 1tb hdd

fractal design meshify c black (w/ blue front panel)

seasonic m12ii evo 620w (gross)

 asus mg248qr 1080p 144hz

dell 1905fp 1024p 60hz 

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logitech g305 wireless mouse

cosair void pro rgb wireless headset

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3 minutes ago, mxk. said:

the ultra silent is like a wet dream of a card to be honest. If I hadn't picked up the FTW2 iCX then I would have bought the ultra silent

Well why do you think I got my FTW card? Yup it was cheap and brand new too, stole mine for $380 as i have seen it jump up in price recently (even pre owned cards can fetch a pretty penny).

Thats my economical shopping skills at work :D

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7 hours ago, -rascal- said:

Shouldn't the ASUS ROG Poseidon be up in Tier A/B, rather than Tier C along with their budget Dual product line?

Poseidon is a hybrid water/air cooling solution.

pcpp showed me one without being visible... it looked like a dual to me... changing soon

 

8 hours ago, Geography said:

Please change the name of this thread to GPU Cooler Tier List (or something similar) as this thread isn't actually related to GPUs.

got something in my head


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8 hours ago, Oalei said:

I don't understand a single thing on this list, maybe make a CPU tier list from work station and gaming high end to all rounder and low end

cpu tier list is a bit hard... cpu buyers guide: maybe...

 

gpu buyers guide is in development tho


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7 hours ago, mxk. said:

Intel sweeping the floor? You've been under a rock.

I mean every case is different. Maybe a CPU tier a bit unreasonable 

 

3 hours ago, LukeSavenije said:

cpu tier list is a bit hard... cpu buyers guide: maybe...

 

gpu buyers guide is in development tho

Yeah seems about right. I meant this stuff 

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21 hours ago, Vejnemojnen said:

 BTW, I thought that MSI Armor is really not that good& MSI Gaming is certainly top-tier stuff.

Keep in mind there are two MSI Armor coolers mentioned, one for RTX cards and one for non-RTX.

Ventus cards basically replaced Armor for RTX, while Armor was moved bit up


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7 minutes ago, Quadriplegic said:

Keep in mind there are two MSI Armor coolers mentioned, one for RTX cards and one for non-RTX.

Ventus cards basically replaced Armor for RTX, while Armor was moved bit up

armors on rtx 2070+ is pretty good actually


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Primary PC:

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CPU: I5-8600k  @5 ghz  GPU: GTX 1070 ti EVGA SC Gaming   RAM: 8+8 3500 mhz DDR4 Trident Z   MOBO: MSI Gaming Pro Carbon AC   HDD: 1 TB 7200 RPM Seagate Baracudda, 1 TB 5400 RPM Samsung Spinpoint HD103SI   SSD: Samsung 860 EVO 500 GB   Soundcard: built in   Case: Cooler Master Masterbox Lite 5 RGB (modified)  PSU: Seasonic Focus GX650

 

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PS4 slim glacier white 500 gb, PS4 FTP Special Edition 500 gb, Xbox, 3 DS lites, DSI XL, Gameboy Advanced Color, PS Vita v2, Wii, PS3 500 gb

 

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Posted · Original PosterOP
5 minutes ago, Oalei said:

Now I understand this cause its a more cooled and higher clock speed gpu.

i suggest you thank @MEC-777 for that one


PSU Tier List 4.0//Motherboard Tier List//Community standards//Group Regulation//Higher wattage

Don't forget to quote or mention me

 

Primary PC:

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CPU: I5-8600k  @5 ghz  GPU: GTX 1070 ti EVGA SC Gaming   RAM: 8+8 3500 mhz DDR4 Trident Z   MOBO: MSI Gaming Pro Carbon AC   HDD: 1 TB 7200 RPM Seagate Baracudda, 1 TB 5400 RPM Samsung Spinpoint HD103SI   SSD: Samsung 860 EVO 500 GB   Soundcard: built in   Case: Cooler Master Masterbox Lite 5 RGB (modified)  PSU: Seasonic Focus GX650

 

Consoles:

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PS4 slim glacier white 500 gb, PS4 FTP Special Edition 500 gb, Xbox, 3 DS lites, DSI XL, Gameboy Advanced Color, PS Vita v2, Wii, PS3 500 gb

 

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On 3/21/2019 at 3:49 AM, LukeSavenije said:

i suggest you thank @MEC-777 for that one

I was really narrow minded cause its called gpu tier list, so I take it like A literally a genuine card called like nitro+.

Thanks @MEC-777

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I'm planning to buy a GIGABYTE GeForce RTX™ 2060 OC 6G, considering it is at tier D and I live in a tropical region (room temp around 27-28oC), should I be worried about it? 

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17 minutes ago, LingrahRath said:

I'm planning to buy a GIGABYTE GeForce RTX™ 2060 OC 6G, considering it is at tier D and I live in a tropical region (room temp around 27-28oC), should I be worried about it? 

the itx oc? that one gets a bit toasty

 

are you sure it isn't the dual fan? that one is a lot better


PSU Tier List 4.0//Motherboard Tier List//Community standards//Group Regulation//Higher wattage

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Primary PC:

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CPU: I5-8600k  @5 ghz  GPU: GTX 1070 ti EVGA SC Gaming   RAM: 8+8 3500 mhz DDR4 Trident Z   MOBO: MSI Gaming Pro Carbon AC   HDD: 1 TB 7200 RPM Seagate Baracudda, 1 TB 5400 RPM Samsung Spinpoint HD103SI   SSD: Samsung 860 EVO 500 GB   Soundcard: built in   Case: Cooler Master Masterbox Lite 5 RGB (modified)  PSU: Seasonic Focus GX650

 

Consoles:

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PS4 slim glacier white 500 gb, PS4 FTP Special Edition 500 gb, Xbox, 3 DS lites, DSI XL, Gameboy Advanced Color, PS Vita v2, Wii, PS3 500 gb

 

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