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for $400 what should i buy, a 2060S, a 5700XT, or a 2070

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If you're not streaming, 5700XT.

Otherwise, 2060 Super, unless the 2070 costs the same or less.

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They're all really close, but the 5700 XT edges ahead of the others in most cases. However, if you care about things like ray tracing or GPU encoding, get one of the Nvidia cards instead. Between the 2060 super and 2070, the 2060 super is the better value, and actually outperforms the 2070 somewhat.

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5 minutes ago, Johnny-Boi said:

2060S, a 5700XT, or a 2070

Unless you need streaming. 5700xt. 

If you need nvec. 2070 / 2060 super. 

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16 minutes ago, Johnny-Boi said:

for $400 what should i buy, a 2060S, a 5700XT, or a 2070

The 5700 XT is pretty equal to the 2070 Super so that's the obvious choice.

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I’d go with a 5700xt

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Wait for next gen. Grab Nvidia.

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