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User Info: Ghstrdr13Plyr

Ghstrdr13Plyr
2 months ago#1
I have my specs posted currently in my sig...

Would like some insight in seeing what you all think what my next upgrade option between a 1080 Ti and a 1070 would be. Price is not a factor but with price per performance factoring in (considering between these two card types specifically) and having a "future-proof" build" in mind, which would be the most sensible upgrade?

Considering these two cards:

EVGA 1080 TI: https:// www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814487336

EVGA 1070: https:// www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814487259

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Any and all comments appreciated. Looking to upgrade for "future-proof" and mainly for gaming (BF1, Shadow of War, etc.)
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User Info: Ghstrdr13Plyr

Ghstrdr13Plyr
2 months ago#2
And have 1000W PSU so plenty of power to support whichever option....
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boochy
2 months ago#3
If price is no concern than obviously get the 1080ti. And that PSU is overkilll.
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Rud3Bwoy
2 months ago#4
if you're getting a 1080ti atleast have a 1440p monitor / or a 4k monitor
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Ghstrdr13Plyr
2 months ago#5
boochy posted...
If price is no concern than obviously get the 1080ti. And that PSU is overkilll.


I know it's overkill but it was about 3-4 years ago when I made this build so I rather have the power than not.

And regarding the price, is $300 more for the 1080 Ti worth it for performance when comparing to the 1070?
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Ghstrdr13Plyr
2 months ago#6
Rud3Bwoy posted...
if you're getting a 1080ti atleast have a 1440p monitor / or a 4k monitor


Haven't quite made the jump to 4k for the monitor....TV is 4k but I'm running this setup on a BenQ GW2450 monitor O.o
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ArcadeGuy
2 months ago#7
Ghstrdr13Plyr posted...
boochy posted...
If price is no concern than obviously get the 1080ti. And that PSU is overkilll.


I know it's overkill but it was about 3-4 years ago when I made this build so I rather have the power than not.

And regarding the price, is $300 more for the 1080 Ti worth it for performance when comparing to the 1070?


3-4 years from now the 1080 Ti will be like the 780 Ti today.

$300 more over 1070? No. The performance is big but for future proof not worth it.

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it_r_over9000
2 months ago#8
I went from a 980 ti which is basically a 1070 and it was worth it to me. This card is stronger and runs cooler and quieter than my old card.
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Ghstrdr13Plyr
2 months ago#9
ArcadeGuy posted...
Ghstrdr13Plyr posted...
boochy posted...
If price is no concern than obviously get the 1080ti. And that PSU is overkilll.


I know it's overkill but it was about 3-4 years ago when I made this build so I rather have the power than not.

And regarding the price, is $300 more for the 1080 Ti worth it for performance when comparing to the 1070?


3-4 years from now the 1080 Ti will be like the 780 Ti today.

$300 more over 1070? No. The performance is big but for future proof not worth it.


That's what I'm contemplating but trying to figure out whether the price for the newest card is worth it for the long run. But with the 1070 being at the price as it is, is attractive and worth taking note of when upgrading.
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Ghstrdr13Plyr
2 months ago#10
it_r_over9000 posted...
I went from a 980 ti which is basically a 1070 and it was worth it to me. This card is stronger and runs cooler and quieter than my old card.


That's good to know since your build closely matches mine. I know 980 Ti and a regular 980 are a considerable difference but being 3-4 years old now, upgrading from that type of card is worth noting, even at a cost per performance standpoint.

I know I said cost doesn't matter but when the 1080 Ti isn't as cost-effective in the long term when compared to the 1070, this is the information that matters when making purchasing decisions.
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