PSU and GPU purchasing troubles

MilhouseVanHouten

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I'm terrible at finding the right psu, so can anyone find a reliable fully/semi modular psu.

I'm debating between the 1080 and 1070ti. I wanna save a bit of money, but also want to get a lot of performance. Also RGB makes it better.

Thanks and sorry for being so lazy
 

MilhouseVanHouten

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i5-6600k
gonna have 16gb 3000mhz corsair ram (forgot the name)
Z-270a mobo (i think, on holiday so this is all from memory)
500w evga? psu
old 750ti
1tb hard drive
 
The margin between the 1070ti and 1080 is really small (10% at best). If you oveclock that 1070ti the difference will be even smaller.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Video Card: Gigabyte - GeForce GTX 1070 Ti 8GB WINDFORCE Video Card ($359.99 @ Newegg Business)
Power Supply: EVGA - SuperNOVA G3 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($79.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $439.98
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-10-23 10:33 EDT-0400
 

MilhouseVanHouten

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Which is gonna last longer? A 1080 or 1070ti?
 

MilhouseVanHouten

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My budget is £650, but I don't want to spend so much of that as I'm gonna be doing a big upgrade at Christmas, so I want some money just in case I'm missing something.
 

MilhouseVanHouten

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Well, no, some power supplies can, on average, fail more. I think so anyway, I might be wrong.
 
Well... you asked me about the graphics card.
EVGA SuperNOVA G3 power supplies are one of the most reliable with 100% Japanese Capacitors.
This is also a Tier 1 power supply so you have nothing to worry about its reliability.
 

MilhouseVanHouten

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I didn't mean the reliability of the gpu's. I meant which one will be able to play new games better and for longer?
 
I said earlier that there's a difference of 10% in performance(in some games less than that) between the 1080 and the 1070ti.
If you overclock you can bring that difference to almost 0%. So they are pretty matched in performance.
The price difference is not justified
 

QwerkyPengwen

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performance wise, there's still a difference. perhaps not the most noticeable but it'still there, simply because the 1080 has more CUDA cores than the 1070ti. when you talk about overclocking one, you must then assume you overclock the other. and when you overclock a 1080, alongside a 1070ti, it's still faster. And perhaps even more so than with base boost clocks, because the 1070ti for the most part overclocks about the same as the 1070 does which is at best 2Ghz but typically sits below that around 1950-1975Mhz. The 1080 on average will overclock past 2Ghz and since it has more CUDA cores, the overall performance is, in general, better.

However, that's not to say that the 1070ti won't perform fantastically. If you need to save as much money as you can, I would then recommend going with a 1070ti since it a bit cheaper.

For great performance and price, the MSI DUKE is my recommendation.
https://pcpartpicker.com/product/Yfs8TW/msi-geforce-gtx-1070-ti-8gb-duke-video-card-gtx-1070-ti-duke-8g

Depending on where you live and how much tax is, it might be cheapest to buy it from B&H, especially if you take advantage of the mail in rebate to get back $20.

Also, the MSI DUKE is an all black card with a few silver accents on the back plate making it fit in with virtually any color scheme and the logo on the side of the card lights up in RGB so you can customize it to have a color of your choosing glowing from it.
 

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