NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB
vs
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980
GTX 1060 6GB GTX 980 Difference
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980
Price $ 159.0 $ 249.0 90 (57%)
Year 2016 2014 2 (0%)
Maximum Recorded Temperature 76C 81C 5 (7%)
Max Fan Noise 47.1dB 48.1dB 1 (2%)
Recommended Power Supply 470W 515W 45 (10%)
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz ($334.99) Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz ($284.99)
CPU Impact on FPS +0.0 FPS +0.0 FPS 0 (0%)
CPU Impact on FPS % 0.0% 0.0% 0 (0%)
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 68.9 FPS 75.9 FPS 7 (10%)
Average 1440p Performance 49.3 FPS 54.6 FPS 5.3 (11%)
(Ultrawide) Average 1440p Performance 41.8 FPS 46.4 FPS 4.6 (11%)
Average 4K Performance 28.9 FPS 32.2 FPS 3.3 (11%)
Memory 6 GB 4 GB 2 (33%)
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 3.7 $ 7.2 3.5 (95%)
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 5.2 $ 10.1 4.9 (94%)
(Ultrawide) 1440p Cost Per Frame $ 6.1 $ 11.8 5.7 (93%)
4K Cost Per Frame $ 8.8 $ 17.1 8.3 (94%)
Variant NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980
Overall Combination Score 80/100 75/100 5 (6%)
Our Verdict: Upgrading from GTX 1060 6GB to GTX 980 is not recommended as it is less than 30% of improvement in performance. In general, a reasonable upgrade is between 30% and 50% or more to justify the purchase of new hardware. The price/performance ratio is much better for GTX 1060 6GB .

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB

The GTX 1070 might be the mid-range flagship of the latest Pascal set of graphics cards, but their prices keep them out of the reach of most entry-level PC gamers. On the other hand, the GTX 1060 6GB is closer to being reasonably affordable at a price tag of $ 254. NVIDIA ’s xx60 cards have always been defined by entry-level prices with performance that knocks on the door of mid-range graphics cards – especially when overclocked. After taking the time to fully test the Pascal graphics card inside the GTX 1060 6GB, we can say without a doubt that it continues the trend.

The GTX 1060 6GB is much more expensive than the GTX 960 as it costs a whopping $ 254. Compare this to the GTX 960, which came originally at a price of $ 199. Meanwhile, the AMD closest equivalent card is the RX 580 which costs $ 229. Spec for spec, this GTX 1060 6GB leapfrogs its direct predecessor, the GTX 960, by boasting 2 % more fps.

The GTX 1060 6GB has 6 GB RAM compared to the GTX 960 's 2 GB video memory. In our synthetic benchmarks, the GTX 1060 6GB blows past the GTX 960 and, amazingly, even the GTX 970 as well.

Fortunately, gaming performance was quite impressive. The GTX 1060 6GB consistently delivers great frame rate increases over the GTX 960 and it really justifies an upgrade. For 1080p Full HD, we were able to play Hitman 2, Apex Legends, F1 2019, World War Z, Battlefield V at 61 fps to 68 fps and kept frame rates hovering around 65 fps.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980

The good news is, with the release of the GTX 980 Ti, the GTX 980 's price is getting more discount. The GTX 980 is much more cheaper than the GTX 780 as it costs $ 549. Compare this to the GTX 780, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti, which came originally at a price of $ 649, $ 699. Meanwhile, the AMD closest equivalent card is the R9 Nano which costs $ 649.

The GTX 980 has 4 GB RAM compared to the GTX 780 's 3 GB video memory. Unfortunately, gaming performance was not quite as impressive. Even if the GTX 980 consistently delivers frame rate increases over the GTX 780, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti, the gain is not much to justify an upgrade.

Whether it is a justifiable upgrade depends on what graphics card you are upgrading from. Users with a GTX 780, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti will not see a remarkable increase in frame rates after paying more for this GTX 980. Similarly, those holding onto R9 Nano 's R9 390 graphics cards will not have a reason to jump teams yet. For 1080p Full HD, we were able to play Final Fantasy XV, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, GreedFall, Hitman 2, Far Cry New Dawn at 61 fps to 68 fps and kept frame rates hovering around 64 fps.

For 1440p Quad HD, we were able to play Call of Duty Modern Warfare, Forza Horizon 4, Strange Brigade, Fallout 76 at 61 fps to 67 fps and kept frame rates hovering around 63 fps.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
56
63.0
64
72.0
2019 Anthem
36
40.6
41
46.4
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
53
59.5
61
68.0
2019 Resident Evil 2
70
78.8
77
85.8
2019 Metro Exodus
31
35.1
34
38.2
2019 World War Z
61
68.0
65
73.0
2019 Gears of War 5
45
51.1
50
55.7
2019 F1 2019
57
64.1
62
69.9
2019 GreedFall
51
57.7
56
62.9
2019 Borderlands 3
36
40.6
39
44.2
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
70
78.0
76
85.0
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
27
30.0
29
32.7
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
42
47.2
46
51.4
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
65
72.9
55
62.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
30
34.0
31
35.0
2018 Final Fantasy XV
46
51.3
54
61.0
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
42
46.8
46
52.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
63
70.2
65
73.0
2018 Fallout 76
70
78.3
75
84.0
2018 Hitman 2
55
61.2
59
66.0
2018 Just Cause 4
48
53.6
47
52.9
2018 Monster Hunter: World
51
57.7
51
57.0
2018 Strange Brigade
74
82.3
80
89.7
2018 Battlefield V
61
68.4
65
73.0
2017 Dawn of War III
60
67.5
70
78.6
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
46
51.3
54
60.0
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
44
49.5
45
51.0
2017 Destiny 2
73
81.9
88
98.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
46
52.2
52
58.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
63
70.6
66
73.5
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
66
74.2
65
73.3
2017 For Honor
89
98.9
87
97.7
2017 Project CARS 2
63
70.0
62
69.2
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
76
84.9
75
83.8
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
38
43.1
40
45.0
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
45
50.4
42
47.4
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
39
44.1
46
52.0
2016 Doom
89
99.0
99
110.2
2016 F1 2016
60
67.5
70
78.7
2016 Hitman
54
60.4
57
64.2
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
66
74.2
74
82.8
2016 The Division
47
53.0
63
71.1
2016 Total War: Warhammer
49
54.9
66
73.8
2016 Battlefield 1
73
81.5
81
90.6
2016 Overwatch
98
109.6
102
114.1
2016 Dishonored 2
45
51.1
45
50.5
2015 DiRT Rally
89
99.3
93
103.9
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
55
61.4
59
65.7
2015 The Witcher 3
47
52.6
55
61.8
2015 Total War: Attila
42
46.8
48
54.4
2015 Rocket League
259
288.4
256
284.9
2015 Need For Speed
71
79.9
71
79.0
2015 Project CARS
68
76.6
68
75.7
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
119
132.6
130
144.5
2014 Civilization: Beyond Earth
96
107.1
112
124.9
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition
68
75.6
79
88.2
2014 Far Cry 4
63
70.2
73
81.9
2014 GRID Autosport
93
104.4
109
121.6
2014 Shadow of Mordor
72
80.1
84
93.6
2014 The Talos Principle
78
87.3
91
102.2
2014 Thief
63
70.2
74
82.5
2013 Bioshock Infinite
100
111.6
117
130.4
2013 Company of Heroes 2
52
58.5
61
68.4
2013 Crysis 3
54
60.5
64
71.4
2013 GRID 2
108
120.6
126
141.1
2013 Metro: Last Light
64
72.0
75
84.4
2013 Total War: Rome 2
68
76.5
80
89.0
2013 Battlefield 4
76
85.3
84
94.4
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
178
197.8
175
195.4
2009 League of Legends
333
370.8
329
366.3
2008 Crysis: Warhead
65
72.9
76
85.1

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
37
46.9
42
53.6
2019 Anthem
25
32.2
29
36.8
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
36
46.2
42
52.8
2019 Resident Evil 2
42
53.0
46
57.8
2019 Metro Exodus
21
27.3
23
29.8
2019 World War Z
39
49.6
42
53.3
2019 Gears of War 5
29
37.0
32
40.4
2019 F1 2019
36
45.4
39
49.5
2019 GreedFall
33
41.7
36
45.5
2019 Borderlands 3
22
28.5
24
31.0
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
44
56.2
48
61.2
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
19
24.6
21
26.8
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
29
37.0
32
40.4
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
33
42.3
28
35.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
20
25.6
22
28.0
2018 Final Fantasy XV
28
36.0
34
43.0
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
24
30.6
27
34.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
47
59.4
49
62.0
2018 Fallout 76
41
52.2
53
67.0
2018 Hitman 2
31
39.6
34
43.0
2018 Just Cause 4
31
39.6
31
39.1
2018 Monster Hunter: World
32
40.4
31
39.9
2018 Strange Brigade
45
57.3
50
62.5
2018 Battlefield V
39
49.5
44
56.0
2017 Dawn of War III
36
45.0
41
52.2
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
30
37.8
35
44.1
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
29
36.9
32
41.0
2017 Destiny 2
56
70.2
67
84.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
31
39.6
36
45.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
36
46.0
38
47.6
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
42
53.6
42
52.9
2017 For Honor
46
57.7
45
57.0
2017 Project CARS 2
39
49.4
39
48.8
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
61
76.6
60
75.7
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
32
40.1
30
38.5
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
26
33.3
26
32.5
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
29
36.9
34
43.0
2016 Doom
52
66.2
58
73.6
2016 F1 2016
46
57.6
54
67.5
2016 Hitman
35
44.5
37
47.2
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
38
48.6
44
56.1
2016 The Division
30
38.2
43
53.8
2016 Total War: Warhammer
37
46.8
41
52.4
2016 Battlefield 1
46
57.6
53
66.9
2016 Overwatch
60
75.6
62
78.4
2016 Dishonored 2
34
43.7
34
43.1
2015 DiRT Rally
54
68.4
57
71.4
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
32
40.6
35
44.3
2015 The Witcher 3
31
39.1
36
45.6
2015 Total War: Attila
24
30.6
29
36.3
2015 Rocket League
98
123.6
97
122.1
2015 Need For Speed
49
61.8
48
61.1
2015 Project CARS
46
58.5
46
57.8
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
68
85.8
74
93.5
2014 Civilization: Beyond Earth
64
80.1
75
93.8
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition
40
50.4
47
59.3
2014 Far Cry 4
40
50.4
47
58.8
2014 GRID Autosport
63
79.2
74
92.9
2014 Shadow of Mordor
44
55.8
52
65.3
2014 The Talos Principle
48
61.2
57
71.8
2014 Thief
38
47.7
44
56.1
2013 Bioshock Infinite
58
72.9
68
85.1
2013 Company of Heroes 2
30
37.8
35
44.1
2013 Crysis 3
30
37.8
35
44.3
2013 GRID 2
69
86.4
80
101.2
2013 Metro: Last Light
48
60.3
56
70.0
2013 Total War: Rome 2
39
49.5
46
57.8
2013 Battlefield 4
43
54.5
48
60.8
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
131
164.8
130
162.8
2009 League of Legends
164
206.0
162
203.5
2008 Crysis: Warhead
36
45.9
43
53.9

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
30
40.1
34
45.8
2019 Anthem
20
26.6
23
30.4
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
28
37.8
32
43.2
2019 Resident Evil 2
32
42.3
35
46.2
2019 Metro Exodus
18
23.8
19
25.9
2019 World War Z
31
41.8
34
44.9
2019 Gears of War 5
24
32.3
26
35.3
2019 F1 2019
30
39.8
32
43.3
2019 GreedFall
23
31.5
26
34.3
2019 Borderlands 3
17
23.2
19
25.2
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
36
48.0
39
52.3
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
16
21.5
17
23.4
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
24
32.3
26
35.3
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
28
37.1
27
35.8
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
16
22.3
19
25.7
2018 Final Fantasy XV
23
30.8
28
36.9
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
19
25.0
21
27.8
2018 Forza Horizon 4
40
53.0
41
55.1
2018 Fallout 76
32
43.3
42
55.6
2018 Hitman 2
25
33.7
27
36.4
2018 Just Cause 4
24
32.2
24
31.8
2018 Monster Hunter: World
24
32.0
24
31.6
2018 Strange Brigade
35
47.3
39
51.6
2018 Battlefield V
30
40.4
34
45.5
2017 Dawn of War III
27
36.6
32
42.4
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
24
31.8
28
37.2
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
23
31.3
25
34.2
2017 Destiny 2
42
56.3
51
67.4
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
25
33.2
28
37.5
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
26
35.2
29
39.3
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
36
48.5
36
47.9
2017 For Honor
35
46.3
34
45.7
2017 Project CARS 2
36
48.5
36
47.9
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
57
75.4
56
74.5
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
26
35.4
28
37.1
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
19
25.5
20
26.4
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
26
35.1
31
41.2
2016 Doom
40
53.3
45
60.0
2016 F1 2016
36
48.2
42
56.5
2016 Hitman
27
35.9
29
39.3
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
29
38.5
34
44.8
2016 The Division
25
32.9
32
43.2
2016 Total War: Warhammer
28
38.0
32
43.4
2016 Battlefield 1
35
47.2
41
55.0
2016 Overwatch
46
61.3
48
63.7
2016 Dishonored 2
31
41.9
31
41.4
2015 DiRT Rally
40
53.9
44
58.6
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
29
38.6
32
43.2
2015 The Witcher 3
25
33.0
29
38.4
2015 Total War: Attila
18
24.6
22
29.1
2015 Rocket League
73
97.0
72
95.8
2015 Need For Speed
41
55.1
41
54.5
2015 Project CARS
40
53.3
40
52.7
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
51
67.2
55
73.2
2014 Civilization: Beyond Earth
50
66.9
59
78.3
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition
31
40.9
36
47.8
2014 Far Cry 4
31
41.4
36
48.2
2014 GRID Autosport
50
66.9
59
78.3
2014 Shadow of Mordor
35
46.2
41
54.1
2014 The Talos Principle
38
51.0
45
59.5
2014 Thief
36
47.7
42
55.6
2013 Bioshock Infinite
44
58.7
52
68.6
2013 Crysis 3
26
34.7
26
35.0
2013 GRID 2
53
70.8
62
82.7
2013 Metro: Last Light
37
49.1
43
57.4
2013 Total War: Rome 2
29
38.5
34
45.3
2013 Battlefield 4
37
49.4
42
56.2
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
127
167.5
125
165.5
2009 League of Legends
117
154.3
115
152.4
2008 Crysis: Warhead
36
47.7
42
55.7

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
19
28.0
22
32.0
2019 Anthem
12
17.5
14
20.0
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
17
24.5
19
28.0
2019 Resident Evil 2
18
26.1
19
28.5
2019 Metro Exodus
12
17.2
13
18.7
2019 World War Z
20
28.6
21
30.7
2019 Gears of War 5
16
23.4
17
25.5
2019 F1 2019
20
28.9
21
31.4
2019 GreedFall
12
17.2
13
18.7
2019 Borderlands 3
10
14.8
11
16.1
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
23
33.5
25
36.5
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
10
15.6
11
17.0
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
16
23.4
17
25.5
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
18
27.0
22
32.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
11
16.2
14
20.0
2018 Final Fantasy XV
15
21.6
18
26.0
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
11
16.2
12
18.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
27
39.6
28
41.0
2018 Fallout 76
20
28.8
25
37.0
2018 Hitman 2
16
23.4
17
25.0
2018 Just Cause 4
14
20.6
14
20.4
2018 Monster Hunter: World
13
19.4
13
19.1
2018 Strange Brigade
21
31.2
23
34.0
2018 Battlefield V
18
26.1
20
29.0
2017 Dawn of War III
16
23.4
18
27.0
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
15
21.6
17
25.4
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
15
21.6
16
23.0
2017 Destiny 2
24
35.1
29
42.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
15
22.5
17
25.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
13
19.8
18
25.9
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
25
37.1
25
36.6
2017 For Honor
20
28.8
19
28.5
2017 Project CARS 2
28
41.2
28
40.7
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
45
64.3
44
63.5
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
18
26.1
21
30.9
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
10
14.4
11
16.8
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
20
28.8
23
34.0
2016 Doom
23
33.3
27
38.6
2016 F1 2016
22
32.4
26
38.2
2016 Hitman
15
22.5
18
26.2
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
16
23.4
19
27.6
2016 The Division
16
23.4
18
27.0
2016 Total War: Warhammer
17
24.3
20
28.8
2016 Battlefield 1
21
30.6
25
35.9
2016 Overwatch
27
39.1
28
40.6
2016 Dishonored 2
24
34.6
23
34.2
2015 DiRT Rally
22
32.4
26
38.2
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
22
31.5
25
36.5
2015 The Witcher 3
15
22.5
18
26.1
2015 Total War: Attila
10
15.3
12
18.0
2015 Rocket League
40
57.7
39
57.0
2015 Need For Speed
28
41.2
28
40.7
2015 Project CARS
28
41.2
28
40.7
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
27
39.8
30
43.3
2014 Civilization: Beyond Earth
31
45.0
36
52.5
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition
18
26.1
21
30.0
2014 Far Cry 4
18
27.0
21
31.2
2014 GRID Autosport
32
45.9
37
53.5
2014 Shadow of Mordor
21
30.6
25
35.8
2014 The Talos Principle
23
34.2
27
39.5
2014 Thief
28
41.4
33
47.9
2013 Bioshock Infinite
25
36.9
30
43.2
2013 Crysis 3
18
27.0
14
21.1
2013 GRID 2
32
45.9
37
53.3
2013 Metro: Last Light
22
31.5
26
37.3
2013 Total War: Rome 2
15
22.5
18
26.8
2013 Battlefield 4
26
37.8
31
44.3
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
103
148.3
102
146.5
2009 League of Legends
57
82.4
56
81.4
2008 Crysis: Warhead
30
43.2
35
50.2
GTX 1060 6GB vs GTX 980 with i7-6700K vs i7-4770K at 1080p and ultra vs ultra settings

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB / i7-6700K

At 1440p, GTX 1060 6GB can hit 50-60 fps on pretty much everything at ultra, just without antialiasing, less ambient occlusion and turned down shadows. It is clear that the GTX 1060 6GB is a significantly more capable high-end card that can play AAA titles at 1080p/1440p with 50-60 frames per second. The price/performance ratio is excellent for GTX 1060 6GB against the competition in budget mid-range cards. In terms of memory, the GTX 1060 6GB 's 6144 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 / i7-4770K

At 1440p, GTX 980 can hit 50-60 fps on pretty much everything at ultra, just without antialiasing, less ambient occlusion and turned down shadows. This combination between GTX 980 and Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz has less than 8% bottleneck in many games and is perfect match to avoid FPS loss. This combination between GTX 980 and Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz is a perfect match to avoid FPS loss. With current 4096 MB RAM, the GTX 980 can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games.

GTX 1060 6GB vs GTX 980 Specifications Comparison

GTX 1060 6GB GTX 980

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mercifultuesday 1 year ago
GTX 1060 6GB VS GTX980 4GB which are better For gaming ?& If 600W power supply match with those two?
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crumpetenclose 1 year ago
^^ 1060. For efficiency in DX12/Vulkan + 6GB Vram. Newer architecture at the level of a 980, get the 1060.
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shapeoutline 1 year ago
At my place gtx 1060 and gtx 980 are similarly priced ,I want this for hardcore gaming and 3d game creation which of the two will be the best
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kosherfinnegan 1 year ago
I am wondering which card I should get for upcoming games? I can get a 1060 for 0 and a 980 Ti for 5. Which is better for the price? I have an i5 6500.
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egretpunctured 1 year ago
Both work well for PubG. The 980 ti is faster, but is older tech and uses more power/creates more heat.If you want best performance, then the 980 ti is a good choice.
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tactiletheme 1 year ago
hey. what card should i choose between these for gaming 1080p ?i have 600w fsp hyper psu.core i 5 3570sgtx 980ti is cheapest but used card.
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blinksinternal 1 year ago
That GTX 980 Ti is the most powerful of the two, but it is used. So I generally don't trust used computer parts. If you are just wanting 1080p, and don't play on upgrading your monitor, the RX 480, or even the RX 470 will do. Save yourself some money. Of course the GTX 1060 is good too, but if 1080p is your max, then just go with teh 470/480. If you DO plan on upgrading your monitor the 980 Ti will benefit you, but you may not know if it is damaged iniside.Again, that's just me. I trust you investigate what you need to.
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gillsgraphic 1 year ago
i can get a gtx 980 for about 220, while a 1060 3gb model will cost me 240, i know the power draw difference, but thta doesnt concern me. is the 980 a better buy?
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metacarpalwham 1 year ago
Answering this question is made unnecessarily harder as no resolution was given.... At 1080P1. The 1060 6GB is faster than the 980 but the 980 is faster than the 3GB2. The 6GB model is faster than the 3 GB model, but that's not because it has more VRAM; the linked tests show no significant change in performance from 1080p to 2160p. The performance difference is because the 6GB model has 10% more shadershttps://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/MSI/GTX_1060_Gaming_X_3_GB/26.htmlAMD doesn't have a horse in the race from the 1060 on up, but the 570 is a far better card than the 1050 Ti . AMd owns the market from the 570 on down
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cowsstar 1 year ago
I am looking to buy a new card.Between msi gaming gtx 1060 6gb and a second hand msi gtx 980 ti what should i choose?Both are at the same price.
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