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GTX 980 or 1060

I'm looking for a gpu for my new computer and i found a deal for a 980 for 230$ on evga bstock that is partially damaged or a 1060 from amazon or craigslist or a 1060 asus strix for 300$

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or i could buy a 1060 from america for about 200$ but was used for mining but never overclocked

this is all in cad btw

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1060, newer is better and idk where you live, but you can probably get a 1060 6gb for a little bit less (maybe $30-$50) if you don't get a strix one.

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1 minute ago, truedestroyer2 said:

or i could buy a 1060 from america for about 200$ but was used for mining but never overclocked

this is all in cad btw

Ah that makes more sense.  If its a 1060 6gb, get it, otherwise get a new 1060 6gb for ~$300 cad

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Just now, hconverse02 said:

Ah that makes more sense.  If its a 1060 6gb, get it, otherwise get a new 1060 6gb for ~$300 cad

the 980 is cheaper but it takes more energy but psus are really cheap

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8 minutes ago, truedestroyer2 said:

the 980 is cheaper but it takes more energy but psus are really cheap

The energy intake between the two is not that large, a psu that is capable of running the 1060 will surely run a 980 

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I'd get the newer 1060 6GB, it'll be similar if not better at in-game performance than a 980. I know that a 1070 and a 980Ti were nearly identical at gaming.

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Just now, JM21 said:

I'd get the newer 1060 6GB, it'll be similar if not better at in-game performance than a 980. I know that a 1070 and a 980Ti were nearly identical at gaming.

but still its 70$ cheaper and i could also get a 980ti for that much

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1 minute ago, truedestroyer2 said:

but still its 70$ cheaper and i could also get a 980ti for that much

Then get a 980Ti, just be aware that it is a power hog and runs quite hot. I owned the Asus GTX 980Ti Strix OC so I speak from experience.

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4 minutes ago, truedestroyer2 said:

but still its 70$ cheaper and i could also get a 980ti for that much

Get the 980Ti then

 

as long as the core, vrms or fans aren't damaged you shouldn't have a problem

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1 minute ago, JM21 said:

Then get a 980Ti, just be aware that it is a power hog and runs quite hot. I owned the Asus GTX 980Ti Strix OC so I speak from experience.

still psus are really cheap on evga bstock its like 60$ for a 650W gold

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Just now, aezakmi said:

Get the 980Ti then

 

as long as the core, vrms or fans aren't damaged you shouldn't have a problem

theres a warranty on them

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Just now, truedestroyer2 said:

still psus are really cheap on evga bstock its like 60$ for a 650W gold

Exactly, so get a 980Ti and a 650W PSU that is reputable and you'll be fine.

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1 minute ago, truedestroyer2 said:

theres a warranty on them

cool, it's still a pretty good card tbh

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