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Which graphics card would you buy?

What would you buy?

  • RX 5600 XT

    Votes: 3,943 22.8%
  • RX 5700

    Votes: 6,540 37.8%
  • RTX 2060

    Votes: 4,646 26.8%
  • GTX 1660 Super

    Votes: 2,186 12.6%

  • Total voters
    17,315
  • Poll closed .

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With the release of AMD's Radeon RX 5600 XT, and NVIDIA's price reduction for the RTX 2060, things have changed around the $300 segment.

Which of the listed graphics cards would you buy?
 
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That depends on a few things.

Currently the only normal priced '~340$ after VAT' 5600 XT in my country is the Pulse,rest is overpriced and not worth it.

RTX 2060,I don't like any of those cheapo models and I would not buy those for long term use '~3 years' and yet they are still more expensive '~380$' than a Pulse 5600 XT.

If my budget doesn't allow it then 1660 super for sure which I can get for around ~300$ with an okay cooler.
 
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It's the same in Poland, Pulse is available even for a bit less than 279.99+vat, the rest of them are expensive. The only 2060 cards going for about $300+vat are trash models (and Ventus).
Even coming from GTX 970, 1660S feels kinda not good enough considering performance, and 5700 is too expensive now with a pimped 5600xt around.

I was actually thinking about buying one of those gpus now, but I am a bit worried about its resale value.
Ray tracing may become a standard in a year or two - RTX has it, RDNA2 and consoles will also have it.
 
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Not that I intend to buy any of these but even with the backlash the 5600XT is a no brainer based on the cards. I get that people will say the 2060 for Ray Tracing but it does not really do a good job of that combined with high FPS.
 
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for 1080p gaming , the $230 GTX 1660 super is hard to beat for price - performance
for 1440p, xfx has the RX 5700 for $310 on amazon
 

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1660 super. 5600XT +$33% for 20% performance. A big Nono for the amd card.
And soon 2660 2060 perf at 120 watts.
 
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1660 super. 5600XT +$33% for 20% performance. A big Nono for the amd card.
And soon 2660 2060 perf at 120 watts.
The power consumption is unimportant. If you worry about that you should not buy a PC at all.
 
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The power consumption is unimportant. If you worry about that you should not buy a PC at all.
Depends on what you are using your PC for and what you are paying per kWh for electricity. For me, gaming on average 20 hours a week at 12 cents a kWh, the extra wattage used by a lesser efficient GPU is almost irrelevant. For someone paying 40 cents an hour per kWh it becomes a bigger issue over the lifespan of their GPU. For people that use multiple GPUs for something like Folding running their GPUs 24/7 efficiency is definitely an issue.
 

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A 5700 seeing how close prices are now. Then flash bios.
Yea, that's the course I'd take... You can get a XFX RX 5700 Double Dissipation Ultra - RX-57XL8LBD6 for $310 on Amazon, and then get a $25 Amazon Gift card from XFX for writing a review on Amazon (or Newegg & Best Buy) that makes your price down to $285! End's Jan 30th 2020

I'd do this deal, get it in and then push it hard for a good month. After that just see how it does as just an regular OC'r. Then if it looks like a good candidate to flash I'd see if the ease and merit's are for what I need and then see if that's what I should consider.
 
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None of these.
Waiting for RTX 3070/3080.
 
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Have voted already with my wallet on the last black friday sale ;)
 
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2060 is 30 % "better" at folding than the 5700. No-brainer for a folder.
 
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not in the list, but i would take a RX 5700 XT since the 2060 is priced alike (no reflection on the price lowering for me, sadly it's still 400$+), that the 299$ segment is rather the 1660 and given i have a 1070
 

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If there were no problems with the drivers I would go to Navi in a heartbeat, specifically the 5700XT..
 
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5700, just because of the extra VRAM. The cheapest ones have 45eur difference, Powercolor 5600 XT (299.90eur) vs Asus 5700 (reference, 344.90eur) but I could handle the noise since I play always with headphones.
 
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Here in AUS for 1080P Gaming the 1660 Super would be the best as its $100+ cheaper then the 5600XT

And for 1440P gaming it would be the 5700 as it can be had for around the same price as the 2060.
 

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I've bought a PowerColor 5700 Red Dragon in November 2019 for 329,- € and flashed it with the XT Bios - and i would do it again for gaming in 1440p.
 

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5700 pulse user here and couldnt be happier with 1440P performance.
 
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Sadly for my wallet, I'd choose the 5700. I've seen Resident Evil 2 use 6 GB of VRAM, so I would not feel comfortable with anything less than 8 GB.
 

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5700 Challenger here, and I don't regret buying it since the RX 5600XT launch mess
 

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I'd still get RX 570 until RX 5500 (non-XT)/5400/5300 releases, or anything on the list (as well as RX 5500 XT) goes down below ฿4,500/$150 segment.
I don't play too much, so getting anything beyond that segment is an overkill for me.
 
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2060 is 30 % "better" at folding than the 5700. No-brainer for a folder.
Serious question here: Besides setting up the cards and letting them fold for a while to get some numbers, is there a folding benchmark somewhere? I think it would be awesome to have that kind of load get tested in a standardized(?) way...
 
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Serious question here: Besides setting up the cards and letting them fold for a while to get some numbers, is there a folding benchmark somewhere? I think it would be awesome to have that kind of load get tested in a standardized(?) way...
There is something around that sort of simulate folding but I can't seem to find it. THIS is a database but since it based on reports from folders the worse WUs are left out. The newest "bad" WU are not shown and these are the ones that you might encounter.
 
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