Question Considering buy an RX6600

kanishknishar

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This is my rig:


Monitor: Dell U2417H
OS: Windows 10 Professional 22H1
Motherboard: ASUS TUF Z270 Mark II
Processor: Intel i7-7700K

Overclocked at:
4.5Ghz CPU Clock Speed
4.5Ghz CPU Cache Speed
CPU Voltage 1.31V
CPU VCCIO Voltage 1.2V
CPUSA Voltage 1.25V

RAM: Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3000Mhz 16GB [16x1]

Overclocked at:
3200Mhz C16 RAM
RAM Timings-(16-20-20-38)
DRAM Voltage 1.36V

SMPS: Corsair CX650M
SSD 1: WD SN750 1TB
SSD 2: Samsung EVO 850 SATA 3 M.II 250GB
HDD: WD 1TB 7200RPM
Cooler: Corsair H100i v2
Router: TP-Link Archer C1200
ATX Cabinet: Corsair Carbide 400Q Tower

I want to play games at high/ultra 60FPS and my GTX 1070 died a few months ago and with the way current prices are, I was surprised to see a reasonably priced graphic - the GIGABYTE RX 6600 for 330 USD. My question is will this graphic card be a noticeable upgrade? On Tom's ranking it shows a ~50% FPS jump. Should I take the plunge and buy it or is there a reason to not get it (like PCIe 4.0 vs PCIe 3.0 performance considering my older motherboard.)

With the memorial day weekend around the corner, are there more discounts expected?
 
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i went from a GTX 1080 Ti to an RX 6700 XT and it was barely noticeable.
yours would be a similar situation.

though your CPU is a big factor with how many frames it can actually feed to the GPU.
i was using an i7-8700K running at 5GHz for both cards and frame rates were similar in the most demanding games.
maybe 5-10 more fps at most with very slightly higher in-game settings
My GTX 1070 died
considering that you have no GPU at all right now it may be worth it but that really depends on the resolution you may want to use in the future, what type of settings, and what type of performance you are looking to get.

you should include your system specs here so others wouldn't need to chase them down to another site.
you may get more in-depth responses.
 

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