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Posted · Original PosterOP

I can’t decide what gpu to get. I do mainly 3d modelling/rendering (c4d, vray ) and video work ( after e Not much time for gaming unfortunately :)

How does the  980ti hold up against 

1660ti/rtx2060/2070/2080 for my purposes?? 

i would love to get a 1080 ti but those are insanely expensive where i live. 

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980 ti=~1070=~2060


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Just now, LukeSavenije said:

980 ti=~1070=~2060

That'd be the 980
The 980ti is =~1070ti=~1660ti 


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9 minutes ago, Chronified said:

That'd be the 980
The 980ti is =~1070ti=~1660ti 

no it's not... a 980 sli would get beaten by a 1070 ti and a 2060 goes around a 1070-1070 ti from what I've seen


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Posted · Original PosterOP

Thanks!! I was worried the lower clockspeeds in the 980ti would do me in!! Would i need sli support for multi gpu? 

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11 minutes ago, Chronified said:

That'd be the 980
The 980ti is =~1070ti=~1660ti 

A 980 is equal to a 1060 6GB. I've owned a 1060 (both 3GB and 6GB), 980, and a 980 Ti.


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1 minute ago, JoostinOnline said:

A 980 is equal to a 1060 6GB. I've owned a 1060 (both 3GB and 6GB), 980, and a 980 Ti.

@JoostinOnline so would you recommend the 980ti over 1660ti/2060/2070 as well?? Do the cuda cores compensate for lower clock speeds???

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2 minutes ago, Kekavus said:

@JoostinOnline so would you recommend the 980ti over 1660ti/2060/2070 as well?? Do the cuda cores compensate for lower clock speeds???

Do take note that the tensor cores on the 2060/2070 can help with deep learning/machine learning, if your productivity work also includes that it might not be bad to go for those. If it doesn't yeah going for the 980TI feels good value wise.

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45 minutes ago, LukeSavenije said:

980 ti=~1070=~2060

isn't the 1070 more like the 1660ti? Thought the 2060 was more like a 1070ti


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Well considering you're mentioning the 2080 in there...go for the Radeon VII. That thing was built for productivity. It's a cut down Radeon Instinct card. And it shows too, because in some workloads it puts the pain on even the 2080ti. It has 16gb vram and HBCC, it's a productivity monster for an amazing price. From a gaming standpoint it doesn't offer much other than the huge vram for the future, as it currently gets beaten out by the 2080. But from a productivity standpoint it's a no brainer for the price.

 

Don't look past Vega for productivity. It's a compute beast, and for heavier workloads the higher vram as well as HBCC is a dream in comparison to Turing. Even Vega 56 and 64 are great options too at the moment, the price is currently very attractive.

 

 

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13 minutes ago, _d0nut said:

isn't the 1070 more like the 1660ti? Thought the 2060 was more like a 1070ti

i think 2060 is somewhere in between

 

but 1070 will probably be somewhere in between the 1660 ti and 2060


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I would do amd but cuda cores offer more in terms of software flexibilty ( octane etc ).

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4 hours ago, Kekavus said:

I would do amd but cuda cores offer more in terms of software flexibilty ( octane etc ).

The 980 Ti will perform like a GTX 1070 Ti on Cuda Acceleration and is a fine enough alternative if that's your focus.


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13 hours ago, Kekavus said:

@JoostinOnline so would you recommend the 980ti over 1660ti/2060/2070 as well?? Do the cuda cores compensate for lower clock speeds???

It really depends on what prices you get. The 2060/2070 are better cards, but they might not be better deals.

 

That being said, I wouldn't recommend an NVIDIA card for productivity. I'd suggest Vega 56 or 64 (depending on what you can afford).


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8 hours ago, JoostinOnline said:

It really depends on what prices you get. The 2060/2070 are better cards, but they might not be better deals.

 

That being said, I wouldn't recommend an NVIDIA card for productivity. I'd suggest Vega 56 or 64 (depending on what you can afford).

@JoostinOnline the problem with amd is lack of compatibility with octane renderer. There is simply more around for nvidia xhe to their market share. But i suppose it depends on your application and area or work. Using primarily c4d i felt pretty limited using fire pro on my old trashcan mac. The firepros were amazingbut there was and still is a lack of support for amd on render engines i was interested in. Prorender has implemented but to say it sucjs is sn understatement. 

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4 hours ago, Kekavus said:

@JoostinOnline the problem with amd is lack of compatibility with octane renderer. There is simply more around for nvidia xhe to their market share. But i suppose it depends on your application and area or work. Using primarily c4d i felt pretty limited using fire pro on my old trashcan mac. The firepros were amazingbut there was and still is a lack of support for amd on render engines i was interested in. Prorender has implemented but to say it sucjs is sn understatement. 

I missed your post about using Octane Render.

 

The decision is ultimately yours. Currently the RTX variants don't offer a lot of benefit, especially considering the added cost. Assuming it's the cheapest, I'd get a used GTX 980 Ti, and possibly upgrade down the line if your needs (and software support) changes.


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