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What GPU To Buy? - No Navi

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Posted Original PosterOP
43 minutes ago, StarsMars said:

I would get a used 1070. They鈥檙e going for less than 200usd on eBay聽

Though i do not enjoy getting hand me downs as there is always a reason they sell it, and, with this AMD card because i prefer AMD i get WWZ and The Division 2 for free.

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Okay so update - Might have to go wit ha 590 instead if i want to get teh Ram but i will see that on tuesday.

Then i could also get 16 ram instead of 8 extra.

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You can always look at benchmakrs to see which graphics card and/or processor is better.聽 It'll help you decide on various games, especially ones you're plannin on playin, since certain ones prefer Intel/NVIDIA聽and others prefer AMD.聽 The 1660ti is pretty good right now for the price, along w/the Vega 56 at about $264 on NewEgg for an open-box version at a 20% discount.

Gaming pretty much prefers Intel for overall optimization for games and single-core performance, so I'd recommend anything Intel for your processor.聽 NVIDIA is also preferred for most games, but the prices aren't nearly as reasonable and AMD is gettin far better support in time and they're easily the best "bang for your buck".聽 I don't recommend RTX anything, since they're overpriced, not mastered and have major confirmed issues from massive amounts of reports and confirmations from NVIDIA.聽 Also, anything under an RTX 2080 isn't even recommended for Raytracing, which only works on reflections as of right now w/lowered detail settings (def. not worth the price, currently).

Here's a quick look at pricing I've found over the last 3 weeks of the best deals on CPU's and top dollar/premium聽GPU's at their lowest prices (ex: FTW3 series for EVGA on RTX).聽 I looked on NewEgg, Amazon.com and Micro Center for the pricing.聽 These're all current, so hopefully it'll help you some, if at all.聽 The GPU prices usually won't be higher, unless there was a massive deal on the best tier in-slot, so it might go up from there, like w/the AMD Vega 56 and RTX 2080, which's usually $300 and $900.

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On 5/11/2019 at 5:40 PM, m1cr0l said:

Well, good/bad news. My card is the "fixed" version, it has a little thermal pad on top the the vrm ( which i assume is the fix ).

*Out of the box settings, no tinkering*

After running heaven benchmark on extreme for 5 mins, the

SOC VRM got to 102C and

Mem VRM 91C.

The GPU temp got to 80C with fans ramping up to 48% (1842rpm).

Hotspot temp reported 95C

For reference, the room temp is around ~30-33C.

Feel free to ask any more questions, I may post my thoughts on the card after spending more time with it.

Does the thermal pad fully cover VRM? If I remember right, pad has always been there, but it wasn't fully covering VRM (this issue being covered on Vega 64 Strix):

Judging from your case, even with abnormaly high ambient temps, I would say you still could benefit from re-applying thermal pad


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5 hours ago, Quadriplegic said:

Does the thermal pad fully cover VRM? If I remember right, pad has always been there, but it wasn't fully covering VRM (this issue being covered on Vega 64 Strix):

Judging from your case, even with abnormaly high ambient temps, I would say you still could benefit from re-applying thermal pad

I would assume mine is, this is the picture I took before plugging in the card. Anyway, since I cap my fps at 75, the card stays around 60C while gaming most of the time with the fans not spinning so all's good

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8 hours ago, m1cr0l said:

I would assume mine is, this is the picture I took before plugging in the card. Anyway, since I cap my fps at 75, the card stays around 60C while gaming most of the time with the fans not spinning so all's good

Damn

Also update - Ordered 2x4gb sticks extra Ram of G-Skill Aegis 2400 to match my old to get 16 Ram total so streaming wont be a problem, also getting the Vega 56 Strix from Asus for 鈧325,- So that i can actually play new games on Ultra with les delay, and on Medium / High when recording/streaming.

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1 hour ago, KimberlyHulshof said:

Damn

Also update - Ordered 2x4gb sticks extra Ram of G-Skill Aegis 2400 to match my old to get 16 Ram total so streaming wont be a problem, also getting the Vega 56 Strix from Asus for 鈧325,- So that i can actually play new games on Ultra with les delay, and on Medium / High when recording/streaming.

If you're on the i3 8100 then streaming might be a bit iffy but if it works it works right. Anyway the card so far has been amazing and I just love how huge the card is and how well it fits into my build!

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1 minute ago, m1cr0l said:

If you're on the i3 8100 then streaming might be a bit iffy but if it works it works right. Anyway the card so far has been amazing and I just love how huge the card is and how well it fits into my build!

Haha yeah i will keep you updated on that :P聽But i had to take out my hard drive cage out of this temporary case, it's still sturdy but now the GPU can fit, looking into a new intel one that will be better [ doing my search on that, probably going 9600k ]

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On 5/14/2019 at 12:20 PM, m1cr0l said:

If you're on the i3 8100 then streaming might be a bit iffy but if it works it works right. Anyway the card so far has been amazing and I just love how huge the card is and how well it fits into my build!

Got the card xD

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On 5/10/2019 at 5:54 PM, Stormseeker9 said:

Agreeed. Water cooling completely unnecessary for OP鈥檚 current system.聽

yeah, water cooling can be risky if leak, their cooling could聽be worse than a giant heatsink fan but if the OP decide to move his/her pc through transport then water cool is better coz giant heatsink fan can bend and break the motherboard.

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6 minutes ago, agf123 said:

yeah, water cooling can be risky if leak, their cooling could聽be worse than a giant heatsink fan but if the OP decide to move his/her pc through transport then water cool is better coz giant heatsink fan can bend and break the motherboard.

Or you know, just take out graphics card and CPU cooler before moving?


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19 minutes ago, agf123 said:

yeah, water cooling can be risky if leak, their cooling could聽be worse than a giant heatsink fan but if the OP decide to move his/her pc through transport then water cool is better coz giant heatsink fan can bend and break the motherboard.

What the..?

has nothing, nothing to do with what this thread was about 馃槀


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On 5/10/2019 at 12:07 PM, KimberlyHulshof said:

I am getting my friend over to buy me my first ever graphics card for my up coming birthday in june [ so we can stream games together that day ]

I have for now on my list an聽Asus Arez Strix RX Vega 56 O8G Gaming card but i was wondering if there was any better choice?

I do not have more money then 鈧350 Max avaiable to me.

And this card is currently 鈧325 where i live, now like i said we will be streaming [ 1920x1080 minimumly at 60 fps and High settings聽streaming on twitch and youtube. ]聽

Current system -聽
8GB Ram from Crucial

120gb SSD for Bootloading and main .exe's

2x 500GB HDD's running in Raid 0

CPU: i3-8100 3.60GHz

IGPU: UHD 630


I will be mainly playing games like the new Resident Evil remake, Tomb Raider, and Satisfactory and also Subnautica [ was never able to play it before ;-; ]

I have currently no watercooling [ trying to get it as soon as i get The Tower 900 case ] but i have 4 fans installed with a bit of modding and a smaller HDD Cage for my HDD's in my Thermaltake Versa 21 case so that the graphics card can fit, i am using a 500W powersupply [ using a PSU calculator i saw this is enough if i do not overclock my gpu ] and will be upgrading this soon to a 850W along with a future update of 8gb more ram and an i5-9600k.

I will be recording video's in 2k to downscale it to 1080p so that the pixels become more packed.

samen streamen op je verjaardag? cool .. 2k zeg je ?聽 .. 2070

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9 hours ago, Christiaan21-03 said:

samen streamen op je verjaardag? cool .. 2k zeg je ?聽 .. 2070

Haha hangt helemaal vanaf welk spel, en speel toch op 1080, tv kan niet hoger blijkbaar [ goedkoop on ding ]

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14 hours ago, KimberlyHulshof said:

Haha hangt helemaal vanaf welk spel, en speel toch op 1080, tv kan niet hoger blijkbaar [ goedkoop on ding ]


Ach ja, ik lees nu net dat je 350 euro ongeveer te besteden hebt.
Je zegt wel geen navi maar in principe is dat waarschijnlijk wel je best bet, de vega 56 is verder een klasse kaart alleen wel wat duurder in gebruik ( als wat waarschijnlijk de navi kaarten gaan doen op het gebied van stroomgebruik ) maar ook dat kan afhangen van het gebruik. Je hebt ook verschillende bioses met vega die je kan gebruiken en de goedkoopste zal ook ongeveer zijn wat navi gaat leveren..

https://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/radeon-rx-vega-56,5202-21.html


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On 5/17/2019 at 6:08 PM, KimberlyHulshof said:

Got the card xD

Nice! How's it thus far?聽

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Correct me if I'm wrong but aren't the Turing cards better for streaming because of some partnership they had with OBS?

If that's the case you聽should be going for an RTX card in your budget (a 2060 or maybe a 2070)

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14 hours ago, m1cr0l said:

Nice! How's it thus far?聽

Oh wow.. silly me, didn't notice 4 pages of earlier replies 馃槼
just give a man a nice little girl to look at and a man remembers only man ;) ( bad got humor )

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6 hours ago, Christiaan21-03 said:

Oh wow.. silly me, didn't notice 4 pages of earlier replies 馃槼
just give a man a nice little girl to look at and a man remembers only man ;) ( bad got humor )

Wut

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