- Nov 22, 2005
- 26,299 (5.27/day)
- Indiana, USA
|Processor||Intel Core i7 8700K@4.8GHz(Quick and dirty)|
|Motherboard||AsRock Z370 Taichi|
|Cooling||Corsair H110i GTX w/ Noctua NF-A14 Fans|
|Memory||32GB Corsair DDR4-3000|
|Video Card(s)||ASUS Strix GTX 1080Ti|
|Storage||500GB Crucial MX500 + 2TB Seagate Solid State Hybrid Drive with 480GB MX200 SSD Cache|
|Display(s)||QNIX QX2710 1440p@120Hz|
|Case||Fractal Design Define S|
|Audio Device(s)||Onboard is good enough for me|
|Power Supply||Corsair HX850|
|Software||Windows 10 Pro x64|
They charge a premium for the Strix card because it is a premium product with extra features. If you want cheaper then the GTX1060 Dual, it is much more in line price wise with the cheaper cards at $290. The cheapest 1060 on newegg right now running $250, and that is a Zotac card with pretty piss poor cooling(think Intel stock cooler piss poor). Or you can go with the Gigabyte Windforce, but then you'd be gambling buying a Gigabyte card...ASUS has good products but they always set their pricing high above all of their competitors.
It's amazing that so many consumers trust this brand and are willing to pay so much more for it.
The 3GB GTX1060 isn't even the same card, it has less shaders than the 6GB version.$330 would take the $199 3GB evga mini over this all day and save $130.