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Posted · Original PosterOP

I will upgrade my pc in the near future to a Ryzen 5 1600 AF as well as 16 gb of ram from an i3 8100.

 

I am currently using a 1050 Ti. 

 

I've taken a good look around and checked out different budget options for GPU but I am doubting what to get. 

 

I still get the sense that the 580 is a good buy price/performance despite its age (found it for $120 used). Is it still a good buy or should I wait or get something else? (Mind you, the cheapest new 1660 super is $300 where I live).

Guess budget is around 150-200$. 

Thanks in advance

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how much is a 1650 Super where you are?


Specs: CPU: AMD Ryzen R5 1600AF, GPU: Sapphire R9 Fury, RAM: 16 GB Trident Z Royal @3000Mhz , Motherboard: ASRock B450M PRO4, Storage: 1x 500Gb Intel 545s 500Gb SSD (boot) + 1x Samsung 860 QVO 1Tb SSD (storage), Case: Thermaltake Core V21, Cooler: CoolerMaster Hyper 212 Turbo LED

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Getting a 1650 Super is a good upgrade, a bit better than the RX580, I'd say if you're comfortable spending a more for a 1650S its a good choice, but if you found an RX580 for $120 its a really good deal too.

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Okay, update, do you buy the 570 with a years warranty left and only a year old or the 580 thats 3 years old and no warranty? I am a bit scared its a mining card. Same price tho.

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Not sure how bad mining affects cards, but if you're not confident buying a three year old mining card, a 570 can usually run high/ultra 1080p at around 60fps more or less depending on what games you play.

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