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GTX 1080 for 1080p ultra 60 fps

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Hi guys,

I built my new i7 8086k based system and wanted a good graphics card. I initially thought about RTX 2080 but given the fallout happening (2080 cards also affected, though not as much as 2080ti), I am not comfortable investing in RTX right now. Since 1080TI FE cards are out of stock where I live, I was considering getting a GTX 1080 FE.

 

My question is, can i game on ultra setting @ 1080p with guaranteed 60 fps for the next few years (say 3 - 4 years) ?

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Yeah, you can probably do it (or get damn close) on a 1060 also. That's not considering the point that ultra ultra settings make almost no difference as compared to high, but you know. And no one can see into the future. You'll probably be fine for a couple years, but who knows.

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Easily. I have yet to find a game I can't play at maximum settings with a 1070M. Even Monster Hunter plays at 75-80fps.

I haven't played the latest Tomb Raider but I'd be astonished if it wouldn't run.


EDIT : Though for MH:World I do have a few drops to 45-50 in certain areas only if I have the volumetric fog enabled. But it looks ugly so who cares ?

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With some settings lowered I can easily play a lot of games at 45-60fps with my 1080. At 4k though. 

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