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Posted (edited) · Original PosterOP

First i'm a beginner trying to learn about computer parts and i was going to up grade my gpu on my premade system i bought in 2017 heres the specs.

 

CPU: Intel Core i7-6700 - 69%

GPU: Nvidia GTX 1070 - 73%

SSD: Spcc Solid State Disk 512GB - 51.8%

SSD: WDC WDS100T2B0B-00YS70 1TB - 85.9%

HDD: Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB - 82%

HDD: Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016) - 90.5%

USB: WD My Book 25EE 10TB - 58.6%

RAM: Micron 16ATF2G64AZ-2G1B1 1x16GB - 34.8%

MBD: Dell XPS 8910

 

i was thinking maybe a nvidia gtx 1660 super but not sure if this will be better than what i got by looking at benchmark scores, can you guys help out a layman?

 

thanks

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Nvidia 3000 series GPUs are releasing in about a month and a half. I would wait to upgrade until then.


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Posted · Original PosterOP

but, i don't have the money for something hi end and i really have only like a 300 budget, but what about my question?

 

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1 hour ago, zeusthemoose said:

Nvidia 3000 series GPUs are releasing in about a month and a half. I would wait to upgrade until then.

Wow, I thought it was a good like 3-4 months away. Is that for all cards or just like 3080. I think 3080tis come out later, correct me if I'm wrong.

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3 hours ago, Dagnir said:

was thinking maybe a nvidia gtx 1660 super

Barely an upgrade.

In fact your kind of downgrading with getting a card that has a smaller frame buffer 

Wait for ampere and big Navi which is expected to come out in Q3/Q4 of this year 


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3100.

B550m TuF plus.

Hyper x rgb 8 gig stick. (MJR or CJR  i still don't know lol).

1650 super.

CX450.

MX500.

NX500.

 

 

 

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35 minutes ago, Dagnir said:

so what would be an upgrade? a 2070?

 

Technically yes but wait for ampere.


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3100.

B550m TuF plus.

Hyper x rgb 8 gig stick. (MJR or CJR  i still don't know lol).

1650 super.

CX450.

MX500.

NX500.

 

 

 

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6 hours ago, Jake Likes Tech said:

Wow, I thought it was a good like 3-4 months away. Is that for all cards or just like 3080. I think 3080tis come out later, correct me if I'm wrong.

I think thats the release date for most models. But some like 3080ti or 3090 (if they change the naming) could be releasing a bit later.


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Posted · Original PosterOP

ok, so i should not worry about my graphics card yet. thanks for the info guys. i appreciate it. is amphere the next gen of nvidia cards? also can my current specs even do an amphere if thats the next gen of cards?

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1 hour ago, Dagnir said:

is amphere the next gen of nvidia cards? also can my current specs even do an amphere if thats the next gen of cards?

Yes, ampere is the code name for 3000 series graphics cards. You’re current cpu might be a tiny bottle neck but it’s still a pretty ok cpu. I would upgrade that and motherboard next though.


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16 hours ago, zeusthemoose said:

But some like 3080ti or 3090 (if they change the naming) could be releasing a bit later.

Wait so there may actually be a 3090 skew?

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23 minutes ago, Jake Likes Tech said:

Wait so there may actually be a 3090 skew?

It’s rumored that instead of a 3080 ti, it will be called 3090. I don’t think there will be both. 


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Posted (edited) · Original PosterOP

now i have a ram question, i put in 32gb of ram into my tower same specs as above, but my ram is at 2166 instead of 3200 and i am unable to change it in the bios. can someone offer some help? i know this is a different topic but i went through all of google pretty much to no help.

 

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CPU: Intel Core i7-6700 - 65.6%

GPU: Nvidia GTX 1070 - 74.9%

SSD: Spcc Solid State Disk 512GB - 30.3%

SSD: WDC WDS100T2B0B-00YS70 1TB - 74.7%

HDD: Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB - 23.8%

HDD: Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016) - 89.3%

RAM: Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB - 67.9%

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Just now, Dagnir said:

now i have a ram question, i put in 32gb of ram into my tower same specs as above, but my ram is at 2166 instead of 3200 and i am unable to change it in the bios. can someone offer some help? i know this is a different topic but i went through all of google pretty much to no help.

 

Enable xmp in the bios


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Posted · Original PosterOP

i tried to look for that to no avail

and i did up date bios

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1 hour ago, Dagnir said:

i tried to look for that to no avail

and i did up date bios

I couldn't find anything online for what else it might be called. Sorry, but I dont know anything else you could do.


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Posted · Original PosterOP

thanks for the help but i looked it up and i'm stuck at 2133 mhz but i have 32 gbs of memory

 

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