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What would be the best graphics card to pair with the Intel core i5-6600 3,3Ghz NO K ?

Lapino Gourmando

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:toast: Hey awesome community I need your expert advices and tips :love:
I have an Intel core i5-6600 3,3Ghz NO K and I can't overclock it with my old Motherboard.
I want the best GPU my CPU can handle with a little bottleneck.
Wanna play Ultra settings 1920x1080 60Hz monitor.

Thanks in advance for your help :respect:
- Sincerely your french fries ! :nutkick:
 
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1650 super - 1660 super.


Although you could technically go with something like a 5600XT or 2060 depending on how they're priced in your region with the idea that you will upgrade the CPU at some point maybe when Ryzen 4000 drops and 3000 is cheap.
 
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Or a second hand GTX 1060 6GB or RX580 8GB, if the power supply is a good 500W unit.
 

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Thanks for your feedback friends, my Power Supply is a 700W 80+ Gold from BeQuiet!

I can't upgrade my CPU with my old motherboard but thanks for the Ryzen ideas.

So I have look about the 1660 Super from MSI it seems to be the perfect match with my CPU.

TheThe 5600XT seems a bit overkill and I dont want a huge bottleneck what do you think about that guys ? :nutkick:
 
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No matter what you do when you upgrade your cpu you will need a new motherboard as the best cpu you can get is a likely overpriced quad core


I do think the 1660 super is a good middle ground for you with your current cpu but you will likely still run into issues sooner rather than later in modern games so at the very least start saving for a platform upgrade.
 

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Thanks a lot for your comments you are the best guys keep it UP.
So I will save after my purchase of my new CG (I will get the best build for my current motherboard and CPU this way).
And later in like 3 years I will buy new motherboard and Ryzen CPU ! :)

If someone else than oxrufiioxo and DroopyRO (si many thanks for you) see this comment, don't hesitate to give me advice and your point of view about which GPU you think I should take (with little bottleneck).
 
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Right now a proper choice would be 1660 Super, any graphics card with less than 6 GB is not recommended. That is my advice if need a GPU asap.
If you want more powerful options, consider either RX 5700 XT or 2070 Super. Ideal would be to pair them with a 6-Core 12-Thread CPU.

Why 6 GB, well because for example AC Odyssey has ~ 4.9 GB VRAM usage at 1080p according to:
That means at least 6 GB VRAM needed to play the game at Ultra.


However in September (4 months from now) Nvidia is going to release Next-Gen RTX Ampere Architecture mainstream GPUs (AMD around the same time with RDNA 2 Architecture). It's going to be one hell of a September for sure! That is if 4 months is not too long for you.
 

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Thanks a lot for your comment ! :)
Yeah I really need to change my old GTX 960 2GB... Lol so I can't wait the new cards and the price will be expansive...
 
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