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Review: ASUS GeForce RTX 2060 STRIX OC

Discussion in 'Frontpage news' started by Hilbert Hagedoorn, Jan 30, 2019.

  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    Join us as we review the new ASUS GeForce RTX 2060 STRIX OC edition. This premium product has already been tweaked the cards towards an 1830 MHz Boost frequency for you, making this a very rather fast...

    Review: ASUS GeForce RTX 2060 STRIX OC
     
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  2. BlackZero

    BlackZero Ancient Guru

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    Great review, Hilbert.
     
  3. GlennB

    GlennB Member Guru

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    It was to be expected that AIB cards would be too expensive especially the top of the line ones. Hopefully in the coming months pricing will go down to a more reasonable level.
     
  4. Undying

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    450$ is just insane. No thanks.
     
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    Loophole35 Ancient Guru

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    Nice card but not $100 over FE nice.
     
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    RzrTrek Ancient Guru

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    Very impressive, it's on-pair and beats Vega 64 in a couple of games. This is the kind of mid-range graphics card I would like to buy if Navi turns out to be another disappointment,

    but paying that 459€ premium (more like 499€ in my country with vat and "chemical" taxes for electronics) does make it less tasty; not to mention RTX artificially increasing the price.
     
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    spajdrik Ancient Guru

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    Did this really needs to have three fans? IMO two fans should be enough and still get decent temp.
     
  8. Loophole35

    Loophole35 Ancient Guru

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    Look at the standard 2060 6GB in the charts. Same load noise levels as this card in (silent) and only 4°C warmer. It's astonishing the price premium they are asking for this over the FE with little improvement.
     
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    alanm Ancient Guru

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    Hilbert, you misidentified the 2060 Strix in some of the charts as 2080ti Strix (unigine and some of the futuremark charts).
     
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    alanm Ancient Guru

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    Not sure why anyone would go for this over a 2070.
     
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    airbud7 Ancient Guru

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    fast card for xx60 series...

    nice review...
     
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    450 US for an AIB with a cut down TU106. That is just hilarious.
     
  13. -Tj-

    -Tj- Ancient Guru

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    I rather pay extra 200€ and get a 2080rtx then, saw a few for 650€ in German shops.
     
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    Undying Ancient Guru

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    I would go with 2070 probably. Im seeing msi 2070 armor for 525€. More vram, more rt cores and overall faster card. Cooler looks crappy tho :D
     
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    I think the armor is the old twin frozer 3 cooler. It only has three heat pipes. Though the 2070 doesn’t really get that hot.

    Honestly IF I were getting and RTX only 2080 or 2080ti would I be looking at AIB. The 2060 and 2070 both I would just get straight from NV in FE trim.
     
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  16. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    Ah, I fixed the labels. Thanks for bringing that to my attention.
     
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    Asus always had higher prices but this generation they gone overboard. Asus RTX lineup is a good 100-150€ more expensive than competition, and Strix 2080Ti is like 250€ higher than other brands. Asus thinks they are Apple of graphics cards, this arrogance will come back to bite them in the ass. o_O
     
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    It's okay now, thanks
     
  20. mohiuddin

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    @Hilbert Hagedoorn
    Sir, one thing is itching me for a long time. A stock clock for gtx 980ti isnt doing any justice here . 1300-1400mhz factory oced 980ti cards were very common . Even 1500mhz is pretty much doable for most of them .
    Will it be too much to ask to include a moderately factory oced 980ti like msi lightning or zotac amp extrme one ? what do u say, Boss?
     
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