Nvidia launches RTX 2060 – the ultimate mid-range graphics card

blaaislaai

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So we looking at.. R6k+ ish local pricing?
My 1060 6gb is probably fine for another year or two
 

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My GTX760 is still working fine. Lost the HDMI output and almost dumped the card, but got it going again with a cheap DVI-HDMI adapter.
 

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If every new generation gets $50 more expensive each time, before long we'll be paying $500 for mid-range cards :cautious:

We really need some competition in the market again.
 

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So we looking at.. R6k+ ish local pricing?
My 1060 6gb is probably fine for another year or two
Probably around that price point I rate. It would be nice if the price was a few grand less, but I suspect the 1xxx series will still be a good seller during 2019 as the 1060 6gb can still play many recent games at 1080p quite comfortably.
 

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If every new generation gets $50 more expensive each time, before long we'll be paying $500 for mid-range cards :cautious:

We really need some competition in the market again.
Actually, the 1060 6GB came in at $249, this is $349.

The RX 590 is $279.

I guess the 2050/Ti will replace the 1060 due to this claim,

The RTX 2060 is 60% faster on current titles than the prior-generation GTX 1060, and beats the gameplay of the GeForce GTX 1070 Ti,” said Nvidia.
 

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No doubt VR and 4k play has driven the need for stupidly powerful GPUs. I remember back when I still had my GTX570 how enticing it was to upgrade to a 6xx series card, and likewise with my jump from my GTX970 to the GTX1070. But the jump to the 2xxx series seems like a waste for me, as the 1070 still has plenty of use left in it. If I were to obtain a 144hz display or a 4k monitor it may be a different story.

I just wish that AMD would pull the proverbial rabbit out the hat to give nVidia some competition to drive the prices down. Hopefully CES which airs in two days from now will give us some good news
 

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Meh best part of the news is nvidia now supporting freesync (VESA Adaptive Sync) on the 10 & 20 series cards via a driver update.

https://www.anandtech.com/show/13797/nvidia-to-support-vesa-adaptive-sync-with-gsync-compatible-branding
This is extremely interesting. I'm curious to see how my 1070 will interact with my Dell Freesync monitor. What's great is that I can upgrade to a compatible 2K monitor in the next couple months, then have my choice of AMD or Nvidia cards when it's time to upgrade, which is great.
 

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More like R7000 + as generally a dollar is R20 when it comes to retail prices in SA.
 

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ok question. Does it make sense for me to grab a Rx 580 as an upgrade from a 1050 ti?

Theres lots in the 2nd hand market.

I think it will keep me fairly futureproofed, please advise
 

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ok question. Does it make sense for me to grab a Rx 580 as an upgrade from a 1050 ti?

Theres lots in the 2nd hand market.

I think it will keep me fairly futureproofed, please advise
Nah. The 1050ti is excellent bang for the buck.
 
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Nah. The 1050ti is excellent bang for the buck.
The 1050ti & rx570 go for the same price which makes the 1050ti a pretty bad value proposition. A used 580 will probably even cheaper.
 

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The 1050ti & rx570 go for the same price which makes the 1050ti a pretty bad value proposition. A used 580 will probably even cheaper.
Oh really? I didn't know that. My experience with my 1050ti is anecdotal; I am hardly encountering issues on 1080p and it is only mildly overclocked.

I've checked now and a RX570 is quite a bit more powerful on paper.
 

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ok question. Does it make sense for me to grab a Rx 580 as an upgrade from a 1050 ti?
Yes, it will be a huge jump in performance for you.

Why do I say this? Went from a gtx960 to a gtx1060, the 960&1050ti have similar performance as does the 1060&580.

EDIT: What PSU do you have? 580 gonna need more power.
 
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Oh really? I didn't know that. My experience with my 1050ti is anecdotal; I am hardly encountering issues on 1080p and it is only mildly overclocked.

I've checked now and a RX570 is quite a bit more powerful on paper.
It's also a lot more powerful in actual gaming runs. The price & performance difference between the two these days makes it a no brainer decision.
 
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