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My old R9 280X just died, looking for new GPU. Recommendations?

Anonymous
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Hey. So few years ago I built a PC with 6 core i7-5820k, 16 Gb RAM and GPU R9 280X. 2 days ago my GPU died, and I need to buy new one. Since I could easily work on as old GPU as R9 280X (and I was pretty OK with its performance), I don't think it's worth investing in expensive GPU like 1070 GTX, especially if I'm planning to upgrade my PC in 2-3 years.
All in all, I would still love to hear your suggestions. Which GPU would you recommend? I mostly use Archicad 21 with cinerender engine.
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Lingwisyer
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A second hand GTX 1050ti? Same gen as the R9 280X, just a tad faster. Or an upgrade to a GTX 1650 or 1660?



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Anonymous
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Many thanks for prompt response. What about RTX 580? Or GTX 1060 which costs ~200€.
Lingwisyer
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Unless it is a second hand GTX 1060, you may as well get a GTX 1660. You could stick with AMD with the RX 580, since it has similar performance just with a higher power draw.



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Laszlo Nagy
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Here is a chart which lists all GPUs based on their Performance/Price Ratio:

https://www.videocardbenchmark.net/gpu_value.html

You could start down from the top (which is best Performance/Price Ratio) and find the one that has the price you are willing to spend.
So, for example, the GeForce GTX 1660 is around 220 bucks, which is a bit less than 200 euros, so that sounds like a good choice.
The Radeon RX 590 and 580 have a bit better Performance/Price Ratio.
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Anonymous
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If u want stay on AMD product buy a 580x/590x. They are cheap and works really good.
If u want move to nvidia u can check 1060/1660

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