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Is an upgrade RX 580 Worth It?

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So with black Friday/cyber Monday rolling around and RX 580s (8GB model) being back in stock, I'm considering getting one. Currently I am looking at getting one around $199.99 however I don't know if its worth getting the card performance wise. Currently I have a 1050 TI with an i5 8400 and I play at 1080p resolution.

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It's quite a lot faster than the 1050ti so I'd say it's worth it. Look at benchmarks for the games you play most though 

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Just now, RAM555789 said:

Currently I have a 1050 TI with an i5 8400 and I play at 1080p resolution.

Are you getting your desired framerate at the graphical settings you like? Only upgrade to a RX 580 if the answer to this question is no. 

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Yes very much good upgrade

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Yeah an RX 580 8GB is pretty much the same as a GTX 1060 6GB so that's a decent upgrade. $200 is a great deal as well.

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1 hour ago, JM21 said:

Yeah an RX 580 8GB is pretty much the same as a GTX 1060 6GB so that's a decent upgrade. $200 is a great deal as well.

The real question is do you ever plan to use G sync or Free sync monitors in the future. For me thats the reason I go with AMD cards. I'm not willing to pay another 200 bucks for a monitor with G sync. But with a freesync monitor theres no add on price. 

 

While yes I do like playing FPS title games at 144hz on medium settings I do play games meant to be run at higher quality at 60fps. So for me because of that I need a Frame Syncing monitor and I'm not paying for g syncs shit add on price. So I go with AMD and there consumer friendly option. 

 

So with that said what applies from my situation to yours. Use that answer to answer your OG question.  

 

edit: OP I hope u found your answer with my "informative" analsys. :P

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You expect me to reply then you'd best QUOTE me so I can........thanks

 

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