What would be a worthwhile upgrade over a GTX 780Ti for about $200-300?

Discussion in 'Videocards - NVIDIA GeForce' started by Grifftech, Jun 15, 2019.

  1. Grifftech

    Grifftech New Member

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    I have a 6 year old rig and was wondering if a $200-300 investment on a new GPU might freshen it up? It is a Core i7-4770K based system with an eVGA 1300 80+ PSU and Samsung EVO SSD
     
  2. Undying

    Undying Ancient Guru

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    Used 1070/1080 would be the best.
     
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    jbscotchman Ancient Guru

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    jbscotchman Ancient Guru

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    That's a horrible recommendation, Pascal is being phased out. And who the hell wants a four year old used card?
     
  5. Undying

    Undying Ancient Guru

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    They are cheap and still decent. You are the guy who bought a 1660ti and selling it a two months later, thats a horrible decision.
     

  6. droopy_ro

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    Or a 1070Ti, most of them still are under warranty for a few months. Bought one second hand in November last year, great card for the money i payed, about 300$. They now sell for about 250$ where i live.
     
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    jbscotchman Ancient Guru

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    So? If I can get a newer and more powerful card without losing any money it would be stupid not to.
     
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  9. The_Amazing_X

    The_Amazing_X Master Guru

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    If you need something cheap look at the VEga 56 pulse, great card for the money, trade blows with the 1070 ti and on vulkan is faster then a 1080.
     
  10. 0blivious

    0blivious Ancient Guru

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    To me, this is a problem with buying such a high tiered card (xx80Ti). If you ever want to go cheaper, you kind of need to wait 2 or 4 more generations to have it make any real fiscal sense. Otherwise, you buy the same tier again.


    Even my 1070 (a decent option here) isn't that dramatic an upgrade over the 780 Ti (I have both in use now). It's clearly superior, but I think your best bet is to get lucky on the used market or wait just a little bit longer for Nvidia to release their refresh. Should drop pricing a little.
     
  11. Hyderz

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    I think the 780ti is still a decent performer and tbh paired with the i7 4770k, i wouldnt spend anymore upgrades on it. Im guessing you game on 1080p.
    Id get a new system next year :) more exciting.
     

  12. The_Amazing_X

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    With 200 to 300 get a vega 56, Great card for the price, you cant get better.
     

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