gtx 1060 3GB, Brand Budget Duel

Sebastian Caro

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Hello friends

I think this may interest many.

need help and opinion to decide which GTX 1060 3GB choose, all have the same price and as I read in general they are all the same card and all good brands.

https://goo.gl/photos/4u4BuwumjG9toaS18

I read that these mini versions have higher temperatures but do not have any problem.
I think the most important point is the most reliable or if any of these actually has more performance than others.
So please can you help me determine, if someone has a good argument on choose which of these four?

Others:
I buy this card because I play 1080p, and in my country if the purchase is less than $ 200 do not have to pay import taxes
thanks to all and sorry if I have bad English





 

jeffredo

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I'd choose the Gigabyte. I have a Gigabyte GTX 1070 Mini ITX that uses that same cooler and it doesn't spin until it reaches a certain temperature. When it does start spinning it's actually pretty quiet while gaming. I'm sure with the lower TDP of the 1060 it would even quieter running.
 

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Instead of those 3gb gtx 1060s, i would recommend getting a 4gb rx 480 or a 6gb gtx 1060
Check out digital foundry's vid, the gtx 1060 3gb may look great on paper but in real world it gets a lil bit of stutter here and there with high res textures eating away the VRAM and with dx12 being extremely memory hungry, i'd recommend staying away from it
https://www.amazon.com/Sapphire-Radeon%E2%84%A2-PCI-Express-Graphisc-11260-02-20G/dp/B01J1M4IHS/ref=sr_1_4?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1475649128&sr=1-4&keywords=rx+480

https://www.amazon.com/EVGA-GeForce-Support-Graphics-06G-P4-6163-KR/dp/B01IPVSLTC/ref=sr_1_16?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1475649160&sr=1-16&keywords=gtx+1060

3gb just wont be enough in the future
 

Sebastian Caro

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Well, the thing is I've always had amd, and want to try nvidia, and the problem of buying a better is it costs more and I have to pay taxes in my country ($ 50+- per import), 200 is the maximum without taxes :( , for that i would define for any of these,
 

Sebastian Caro

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Hello thank you very much for your help
I could buy in the B&H store the EVGA SC version for $ 199 =D I think it's a good deal
for your comments I think are preferred EVGA and GIGABYTE over the others
Greetings and thank you very much
 

Sebastian Caro

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thanks for your comments on the GIGABYTE
at the moment I could find a EVGA SC for 199 so decided go for it
 

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