[SOLVED] Worth upgrading my video card

xmasholiday

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I have a gtx 1070ti and was thinking of getting a RX 6800 or a RX 6800 XT do you guys think its a big enough upgrade in terms of power to be worth it. Plus I got a feeling 2021 is going to be a great year for games. I play alot of games and also been playing alot of VR lately too. I recently just upgraded my pc to ryzen 5 3600x, msi bazooka b450 max wifi motherboard ddr4 3400mhz Gskill I think was the brand could be something else but its nice ram either way. the only part of the old pc i had and kept was the gtx 1070ti but is it worth upgrading.
 
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tecmo34

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Yes... with your system it will benefit from the newer AMD cards and you'll see a nice improvement over the older 1070 ti.

Just make sure to first boot into safety mood with the 1070 ti and DDU your Nvidia drivers before installing the newer AMD GPU after you shut the system down.
 

tecmo34

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Yes... with your system it will benefit from the newer AMD cards and you'll see a nice improvement over the older 1070 ti.

Just make sure to first boot into safety mood with the 1070 ti and DDU your Nvidia drivers before installing the newer AMD GPU after you shut the system down.
 

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woohoo that sounds great and reminds me maybe I should update my bios to the latest version before installing the new card well thanks alot all the info I needed to hear I was holding out for a bit at the time of my upgrade the only video cards out where the gtx 2080 series or whatever im glad i waited for the new rtx 3000 and AMD series
 

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Think I'm gonna go for the 6800 XT card but from what I hear finding any of the newer highend video cards is like tracking down a Unicorn hopefully I get lucky and find one.
 

tecmo34

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Think I'm gonna go for the 6800 XT card but from what I hear finding any of the newer highend video cards is like tracking down a Unicorn hopefully I get lucky and find one.
Good luck!!! I got lucky with the EVGA RTX 3080 FTW3 Ultra in being able to grab one. Lead to me doing a full system upgrade to allow the beast of the card to "run".
 

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