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Not the 3gb version. Get a 580/480 or the 6gb version

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Umm... Yeah it is an upgrade but at that refresh rate the CPU starts becoming more of a factor as well.

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Just now, noface099 said:

I have an i7-2600

The RX580 or 6gb GTX 1060 are decent upgrades, you could wait for VEGA and see if they have a card on the 1070 level for cheaper... just avoid the 3gb 1060 as it is a cut down chip, which means it is weaker than the 6gb version, not only has half the VRAM.

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3 minutes ago, noface099 said:

is a GTX 1060 3gig a good upgrade over a GTX 780? I wanna upgrade but i'm not sure if this upgrade is worth it! My main monitor is a 1080P 144Hz.

I'd get an RX 480/580 instead. It's worth the added few bucks now to get a 4GB (or 8GB, if you can swing it) card that's getting better with age as opposed to a gimped, cut-down card that, if NVIDIA's history is to be trusted, won't be done any favors by future drivers once the 11XX and 12XX cards start popping out.

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It is an upgrade but not enough of one.  I suggest waiting for the GTX 11XX series for an upgrade.  Obviously its basically the meme of "wait for zen" etc but IMO its not worthwhile to buy a 1060 3gb.  Save up and get a 1070 when they go for super cheap after Vega and/or GTX 1170

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