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EVGA 2070 XC ultra or EVGA 2080 XC Ultra?

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Posted · Original PosterOP

I wanna sell my soul,  upgrading from EVGA 1070 SC. Any recommendations?  I would like to get into high refresh rate 1440p or maybe even 4k

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The 2080 XC will be a better upgrade, as it's similar to a 1080 Ti. Whereas the 2070 is more of a slightly better 1080.

 

EDIT: If this means nothing to you, the 2070 will probably get you like 15-20% better performance whereas the 2080 will get you 50%+

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2080 of course, 2070 is just boarder line alright for 4k60 and definitely not topping 1440p144


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I would get the 2080 for 144hz 1440p. That's what I play at now and some games still don't reach 144 fps on max settings. 


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Posted · Original PosterOP
11 minutes ago, Mira Yurizaki said:

The 2080 XC will be a better upgrade, as it's similar to a 1080 Ti. Whereas the 2070 is more of a slightly better 1080.

I heard if you over clock a 2070 you get real close to a 1080 ti

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xc or xc black would do too

 

just so you know

 

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Just now, GenObi said:

I heard if you over clock a 2070 you get real close to a 1080 ti

probably not... a 2080 is just a little better than a 1080 ti, so i don't see that happen


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3 minutes ago, GenObi said:

I heard if you over clock a 2070 you get real close to a 1080 ti

You probably could, but you could also make the argument you could overclock a 2080 to 2080 Ti levels, which will dance around a 1080 Ti.

 

However this requires a lot of factors to be in your favor to begin with. Not all 2070s will overclock that well, and I'd argue most won't.

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22 minutes ago, Mira Yurizaki said:

The 2080 XC will be a better upgrade, as it's similar to a 1080 Ti. Whereas the 2070 is more of a slightly better 1080.

 

EDIT: If this means nothing to you, the 2070 will probably get you like 15-20% better performance whereas the 2080 will get you 50%+

That was my reasoning for getting 2080 to replace my 1070. 

 

2070 is too much like 1080, which getting a 1080 is a pointless upgrade over 1070.


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Posted · Original PosterOP
9 minutes ago, Eastman51 said:

That was my reasoning for getting 2080 to replace my 1070. 

 

2070 is too much like 1080, which getting a 1080 is a pointless upgrade over 1070.

Get this man a medal, sound reasoning 

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17 minutes ago, Mira Yurizaki said:

You probably could, but you could also make the argument you could overclock a 2080 to 2080 Ti levels, which will dance around a 1080 Ti.

 

However this requires a lot of factors to be in your favor to begin with. Not all 2070s will overclock that well, and I'd argue most won't.

Silicon lottery? 

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21 minutes ago, LukeSavenije said:

xc or xc black would do too

 

just so you know

 

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Planning to get the "ultra" version with that brick of a cooler.  My case is also a full tower with bunch of fans and most importantly rgb, everyone knows turning to the color blue instantly knocks off 10 degrees 😂 

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3 hours ago, GenObi said:

I wanna sell my soul,  upgrading from EVGA 1070 SC. Any recommendations?  I would like to get into high refresh rate 1440p or maybe even 4k

if you dont mind the extra price of the 2080 definitely go for the 2080 xc ultra or for a bit extra the ftw3.

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