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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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I must be lucky. I have a 2700x and 5700 XT, no problems, and that’s with a commoner’s 500W PSU. Never really had nightmare experiences with any brand really. My last dead GPU was a Radeon VE.
 

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Motherboard ASUS TUF X570-Plus (Wi-Fi).
Cooling Antec 120mm RGB case fans.
Memory 4x8gb, G.SKILL F4-3600C16D-16GVKC.
Video Card(s) Sapphire Pulse RX 5600 XT.
Storage Crucial P1 1TB NVMe with EKWB heatsink.
Display(s) ASUS VP278QG 27", 1080p, 75hz, FreeSync.
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Software Windows 10 PRO, x64.
I must have been insane to buy Radeon GPU....
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I.m done, i quit on AMD, sorry.
First post here I see. I see you paired your 3rd gen Ryzen with a 2nd gen board. Have you tried a X570 board with your 3700X CPU? Anyways, It doesnt matter, as this thread is about gpu's.

I am patiently waiting for the Sapphire RX 5700 Pulse to get back in stock so I can buy one.
 

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First post here I see. I see you paired your 3rd gen Ryzen with a 2nd gen board. Have you tried a X570 board with your 3700X CPU? Anyways, It doesnt matter, as this thread is about gpu's.

I am patiently waiting for the Sapphire RX 5700 Pulse to get back in stock so I can buy one.
I have made 2 other systems for my friends with x570 chipset, 1 asus prime x570, 2nd msi gaming edge wifi x570. the performance and feel was the same.
But i dont know if you understand me, i had such high hopes with this ALL AMD rig that my dissapointment was massive.... Dont get me wrong, i like to tinker with stuff, to make them work, thats why i have kept it for so many months. But before radeon driver 20.1.1 i could not play warcraft 3 at alll, starcraft 2 had a strage feel, Heroes 3( i know i know :)) had weird issues...i was WTF??????
And every time i switched back to the old rig, all the problems just were fixed...everything was smooth, responsive, i cant put it into words...
After that i took my AMD rig to a friends home, wich has an i9 9900(build by me again) and started testing.
Dont get me wrong, i did not expect for AMD to surpass the i9...but side by side, the sistems, to me at least, were diferent. Big excel files were handeled much better in i9(even on my i5 8400), idle pwr diference was masive, and for me it matters, since i lissen music from my pc most of the time, and other small quirks that i cant remember now.
To put it into percentages, id say AMD system was 80% stable and usable, but intel system was 100%.
It is not much, but those 20% of small things, that are most of them random glitches, got the best of me. I-m tired to wait for fixes from AMD.

As a general advice, if you guys buy and ryzen CPU, pair it with a Nvidia GPU...i see it is working perfectly.
The problems i have are all random, are not repeatable, i use W10 1909, last updates, thats why i think that the problems are driver related.
BTW - for me, W10 Balanced power plan worked the best for me. Ryzen Pwr Plan caused me some weird things with performance not being consistent, and the idle pwr consumption jumped with another 15-20w. I know i put alot of importance on idle power, but this is how my PC works 70% of time(idle or low load) and for this AMD+Radeon its a no go for me.
Plussssssssssss, on idle, the Ryzen CPU the temperature is all over the place...and the funny thing is that it takes the FAN with it....from 30 degrees, to 55, fan from 10% to 60% and its weird:)) now silent, now loud, now silent, now loud....and i-ve got a Thermaltake versa c23 case with 2x12cm fans in front, 2x12cm fans on top, 1x12 cm fan on the back....sooo it has enough air in there...
 
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Dizney I hope you have already tried clean-unistalling your driver and installing the most recent ones.
 

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Dizney I hope you have already tried clean-unistalling your driver and installing the most recent ones.
I was on clean install on every system. When i update, i use DDU, and make shure i have all the dumb checkboxes uncheked :)
 
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Video Card(s) Asus Dual 1060 6GB
Storage Kingston A2000 512Gb NVME
Display(s) AOC 24" Freesync 1m.s. 75Hz
Case Corsair 450D High Air Flow.
Audio Device(s) No need.
Power Supply FSP Aurum 650W
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Keyboard Of course
Software W10 Pro 64 bit
RTX 2060 for efficiency and economy.
 
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Highly recommend RTX 2060 with 8 Gb RAM. Because to able running the Directx 12 Ultimate with a new features.
 
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Highly recommend RTX 2060 with 8 Gb RAM. Because to able running the Directx 12 Ultimate with a new features.
No one makes a 2060 with 8GB of RAM, unless something squirrely has happened.
 
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