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Is the rtx 2060 a good upgrade from my 970?

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Posted · Original PosterOP

I’m wondering if its worth it to replace my 970 with a 2060, also I’m wondering if it’s worth it to spend $100 extra to get a 2060 super. I play games at 1080p 60hz.

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i'd wait for the new nvidia ampere


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1 minute ago, pibs said:

I’m wondering if its worth it to replace my 970 with a 2060, also I’m wondering if it’s worth it to spend $100 extra to get a 2060 super. I play games at 1080p 60hz.

1080p 60hz the 970 will be enough even in new games if you reduce settings to medium/high. The new GPUs are launching this year both by AMD and Nvidia so better to wait you will get much better performance then current generation GPUs.


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Posted · Original PosterOP
Just now, Oswin said:

i'd wait for the new nvidia ampere

When will it release

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Just now, pibs said:

When will it release

they are rumored to be anounced this september 


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CORSAIR VENGEANCE LPX 2X4 DDR4-2666MHz

ASUS ROG STRIX-GTX 1060-O6G

SEAGATE 2TB HDD

FUJISTU F300 240GB SSD

CORSAIR CX750M

Laptop:

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Acer Nitro 5
i5 8300h
GTX 1050 4Gb
12 Gb RAM

128 Gb SSD

1 Tb HDD

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Keyboard:

Logitech G310 Atlas Dawn (Romer G)

Rexus Legionare MX5.1 (Content Browns)

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Logitech G502 Lightspeed
Steelseries Rival 105

Logitech M330

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Logitech G430 
Cooler Master MH 752

 

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no wait for new GPUs.

at 1080p you may have a little vram issues but it shouldn't be much


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