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Is it worth to upgrade from GTX1060 6GB to Vega 64

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Hi, not sure i make a right decision as I always wanted an AMD graphic card to pair my Free Sync 32” 4K monitor. 

 

Just saw the Amazon Black Friday sales for ASUS Vega 64 selling at USD474.99 and I just can’t control myself by clicking “Buy Now” button...

 

ASUS Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB Overclocked 2048-Bit HBM2 PCI Express 3.0 HDCP Ready Video Card (STRIX-RXVEGA64-O8G-GAMING) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0782PSHJ3/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_xa89BbK28AZSP

 

Wish to have your opinion, is it a good deal?

 

also wish to have your advise is there anything I need be careful for this super hot graphic card?

 

my setup is:

i7 8700k

ASUS Strix Z370-F

32GB RAM

PSU 750w

 

Thank you so much!

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the Vega 64s are good cards. They perform the same, if not slightly above the GTX 1080 in terms of gaming performance. Its a decent upgrade from a 1060. 

 

https://gpu.userbenchmark.com/Compare/Nvidia-GTX-1080-vs-AMD-RX-Vega-64/3603vs3933

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Yes, very good deal

CPU: i7-2600K 4751MHz 1.44V (software) --> 1.47V at the back of the socket Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 (BCLK: 103.3MHz) CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D15 RAM: Adata XPG 2x8GB DDR3 (XMP: 2133MHz 10-11-11-30 CR2, custom: 2203MHz 10-11-10-26 CR1 tRFC:230 tREFI:14000) GPU: Asus GTX 1070 Dual (Super Jetstream vbios, +70(2025-2088MHz)/+400(8.8Gbps)) SSD: Samsung 840 Pro 256GB (main boot drive), Transcend SSD370 128GB PSU: Seasonic X-660 80+ Gold Case: Antec P110 Silent, 5 intakes 1 exhaust Monitor: AOC G2460PF 1080p 144Hz (150Hz max w/ DP, 121Hz max w/ HDMI) TN panel Keyboard: Logitech G610 Orion (Cherry MX Blue) with SteelSeries Apex M260 keycaps Mouse: BenQ Zowie FK1

 

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Desktop benching:

Cinebench R15 Single thread:168 Multi-thread: 833 

SuperPi (v1.5 from Techpowerup, PI value output) 16K: 0.100s 1M: 8.255s 32M: 7m 45.93s

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