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GtX 1060 worth it?

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Posted · Original PosterOP

I have a deal on GTX 1060 3gb for $170

And competing cards such as RX 570 and GTX 1650 super are between $185-$200

 

So is the 1060 3gb worth it at $170?

(Will install it with Ryzen 3 3100 Budget build) 

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Yes, if it's cheaper than an RX 570 then go for it. I don't think you could get much better for inr prices


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Just now, Fasauceome said:

Yes, if it's cheaper than an RX 570 then go for it

Only if it's a 6GB model.

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4 minutes ago, Dauntless69 said:

I have a deal on GTX 1060 3gb for $170

The 3gb model kinda sucks. Go for something like a RX570 or a 1650 super.


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1 minute ago, Dauntless69 said:

Users Benchmarks

Don't use user benchmark it is horribly inaccurate.


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Posted · Original PosterOP
4 minutes ago, Deli said:

I won't pay more than $120 for a 3GB 1060.

Why so? On Users Benchmarks they show about 15 to 20 percent more performance than a rx 570 and 1650.

 

Ps. This is my first ever build

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6 minutes ago, Deli said:

Only if it's a 6GB model.

The 3GB model is pretty close in performance to the RX 570, the 6GB model is close the the 580, so whichever gives the best value based on that is probably the best buy. The 3GB card is hardly bad for 1080p 60fps gaming.


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Posted · Original PosterOP
7 minutes ago, Deli said:

Only if it's a 6GB model.

So 1060 for 20 bucks more I get 6 GB variant, will that be better price to performance than a 570 or 1650s? 

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3 minutes ago, Dauntless69 said:

Why so? On Users Benchmarks they show about 15 to 20 percent more performance than a rx 570 and 1650.

 

Ps. This is my first ever build

You'll run in to VRAM limitation quite soon. RX570 with 4GB is a better choice. You should be able to find 570 for less than $150.

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1 minute ago, Deli said:

You'll run in to VRAM limitation quite soon. RX570 with 4GB is a better choice. You should be able to find 570 for less than $150.

This is india pricing, you can't expect USD pricing for OP. Also, vram is not a problem by default, it strongly depends on the game. at medium settings in the majority of games, it would almost never be a problem.

 

3 minutes ago, Dauntless69 said:

So 1060 for 20 bucks more I get 6 GB variant, will that be better price to performance than a 570 or 1650s? 

Only $20 more is better value, you should get that

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Draws 400 watts under max load, for reference.

 

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Dual Xeon X5560 - 24GB ECC DDR3 - GTX 750 TI - old Seagate 1.5TB HDD - Dark moded Ubuntu (and Win7, cuz why not)

 

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3 minutes ago, Fasauceome said:

The 3GB model is pretty close in performance to the RX 570, the 6GB model is close the the 580, so whichever gives the best value based on that is probably the best buy.

I can find 1060 6GB below $100 on ebay. Although second hand. $170 for a 1060 3GB is too much.

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3 minutes ago, Dauntless69 said:

So 1060 for 20 bucks more I get 6 GB variant, will that be better price to performance than a 570 or 1650s? 

Yes.


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Just now, Deli said:

I can find 1060 6GB below $100 on ebay. Although second hand. $170 for a 1060 3GB is too much.

OP is in India


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Just now, Deli said:

I can find 1060 6GB below $100 on ebay. Although second hand. $170 for a 1060 3GB is too much.

Indian. Pricing.


I WILL find your ITX build thread, and I WILL recommend the SIlverstone Sugo SG13B

 

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i7 8086k (won) - EVGA Z370 Classified K - G.Kill Trident Z RGB - Force MP500 - Jedi Order Titan Xp - Hyper 212 Black (with RGB Riing flair) - EVGA G2 650W - Black and green theme, Razer branwashed me.

Draws 400 watts under max load, for reference.

 

Linux Proliant ML150 G6:

Dual Xeon X5560 - 24GB ECC DDR3 - GTX 750 TI - old Seagate 1.5TB HDD - Dark moded Ubuntu (and Win7, cuz why not)

 

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Posted · Original PosterOP
1 minute ago, Deli said:

You'll run in to VRAM limitation quite soon. RX570 with 4GB is a better choice. You should be able to find 570 for less than $150.

I hope I could, but I don't think I could get anything better than GTX 1050 and maybe even a 1050ti with luck for that price, on all major sellers in my country. 

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2 minutes ago, Fasauceome said:

Indian. Pricing.

I think the pricing sucks is Europe. Obviously the world is very big.

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7 minutes ago, Dauntless69 said:

So 1060 for 20 bucks more I get 6 GB variant

grab it, this is the best option so far


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Posted · Original PosterOP
2 minutes ago, Deli said:

I can find 1060 6GB below $100 on ebay. Although second hand. $170 for a 1060 3GB is too much.

Never ordered or even know anyone who did buy anything on eBay, and plus shipping to India will blow my budget with customs and shipping, plus this is my first build, and I would rather have a new and valid warranty product, really afraid to take risk on ebay. 

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2 minutes ago, Dauntless69 said:

Never ordered or even know anyone who did buy anything on eBay, and plus shipping to India will blow my budget with customs and shipping, plus this is my first build, and I would rather have a new and valid warranty product, really afraid to take risk on ebay. 

Not familiar with India first and second hand market. I have no idea computer components in your country are so much more expensive than in US ans Europe.

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Posted · Original PosterOP
1 minute ago, Deli said:

 I have no idea computer components in your country are so much more expensive than in US ans Europe.

There have been lot of restrictions in India China Trade in recent days, and the delay and shortage has hiked the prices. And now it is what it is. 

But thanks anyway for your help 🍻

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53 minutes ago, Deli said:

I can find 1060 6GB below $100 on ebay. Although second hand. $170 for a 1060 3GB is too much.

similar deals could be find here in used market such as olx or fb marketplace too

52 minutes ago, Fasauceome said:

Indian. Pricing.

well, yeah Indian pricing is generally somewhat disappointing but it's not that ridiculous and as i suspected, the OP is buying brand new.
Earlier by looking at his post i also thought this offer sounds so horrible for a used gpu.


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Seeing 6gb models going for $120usd now so I wouldn’t pay that. I paid 120 for mine months ago and it’s a 3gb. I’d shoot for a six but the performance isn’t great anyway. But more than enough for my old rig.  


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