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by Kebon101 / September 4, 2017 8:44 AM PDT

Can you guys help me pick the better gpu for my system:

Gigabyte 1060 6gb Xtreme Gaming vs. Asus ROG Strix 6gb Tri-Fan

My system:
Mobo: MSI B250 Mortar
CPU: I7-7700 3.6ghz
PSU: CX650 +80 Bronze semi modular
RAM: 2 8gb 2400mhz Corsair Vengeance
Cooling: Corsair H115i
Case: Mastercase Pro 5
OS: Windows 10 Home 64bit
HDD: 1 TB

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You'll have to find reviews comparing these.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 4, 2017 8:54 AM PDT
In reply to: 1060 Showdown

Try searching with google.com

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Gpu
by Bob__B / September 4, 2017 9:06 AM PDT
In reply to: 1060 Showdown

I doubt it will much matter.
Pick the one that's cheapest.

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Outside of overclocked models.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 4, 2017 9:14 AM PDT
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For the most part I see these usually turn in benchmarks within a percent of each other.

This is why you check reviews but model availability changes over time. HOWEVER if I were to shop a GPU I'd stick inside the best sellers. Example:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/bestsellers/pc/284822/ref=pd_zg_hrsr_pc_1_3_last shows four 1060 cards at the moment. I'd compare these. Might just get the top seller if I was buying.

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by Bob__B / September 4, 2017 10:29 AM PDT

If money is no object then you spend the time to go through benchmarks and buy the best of the best.


At the end of the day if you plugged the top 10 into a machine and ran games the difference would be minimal.

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Change of GPU
by Kebon101 / September 8, 2017 8:30 PM PDT
In reply to: Gpu

Sorry guys for the confusion. I realized that i will buy a 1070 gigabyte xtreme gaming but
I was worried about the cards size interfering with other components on the board. My case should be large enough, but my main concern was the card being fairly large and not fitting due to something else on the board.

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Gpu
by Bob__B / September 8, 2017 8:57 PM PDT
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You get the card specs L/W/H and do some measuring and eye-balling around the slot your going to use.

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by Kebon101 / September 9, 2017 2:22 AM PDT
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I don't have many components attached im my motherboard just my 2 8gb corsair vengeance, corsair h115i cpu cooler. Thats all. I am worried if the ram slots will block the graphics card upon installarion coz base on the location of the ram slots and the pci-e slot are very close. I wonder if the 1070 xtreme gaming's backplate will have an issue with it.

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Re: slots
by Kees_B Forum moderator / September 9, 2017 2:50 AM PDT
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I don't think they will put the slot the slot on a motherboard in such a position that it can't be used. Did you ask the shop?

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