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Bang for your buck rx 580 8gb card

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Hi all
I very been looking at buying a new video card I ve always been a AMD man there's a lot of rx 580 8gb out there not sure which one is the best bang for the buck any help is greatly appreciated ty very much
 
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What resolution you game on? If up to 1080P a 4GB one from Sapphire, XFX or Asus is good enough. If you need it for 1440P you will need the 8GB version of it. Get the cheapest possible from those vendors, apart from the reference ones with the single blower fan.
 
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Hi all
I very been looking at buying a new video card I ve always been a AMD man there's a lot of rx 580 8gb out there not sure which one is the best bang for the buck any help is greatly appreciated ty very much
Where do you live/shop from?
What's your budget?
What resolution do you game at?
What games do you play?
What's your current specs?

580's in the UK have come down to pre-mining prices and a 8GB one can be had for about £10 more than the 4GB, i'd opt for the 8GB everyday of the week in that case even for 1080p and I plan on buying a 580 myself when I have the money to upgrade from the 780 Ti I'm currently rocking even though this still does an admirable job for the most part.
 
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Seriously consider not buying from RX range of cards today. When compared to my "old" R9 Nano, that 3 yr old card still beats RX 580 on several fronts! Link 1 Link 2 Link 3

HBM memory tech with Fiji architecture was yrs ahaed of its time when released Q4 15'

If you can wait till 1st half next year, New gen 7nm cards from AMD will be released. That's when I'll be upgrading.
 
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Hey @NdMk2o1o , @cdawall is selling a lot of video cards yes he did mine with them but he had them set to where they would use less power then if they were under gaming conditions ask
him about a few of his.

If you are worried which I hope you are not I know him personally and he would not screw anyone over.
 
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