Suggested replacement for GTX 1080?


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My GTX 1080 is kaput, I am looking for suggestions for a reasonably priced alternative. It should be comparable performance wise used for video and photo editing and a few games.
 

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My GTX 1080 is kaput, I am looking for suggestions for a reasonably priced alternative. It should be comparable performance wise used for video and photo editing and a few games.
Hey, Whats you're budget?
 

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Hey, Whats you're budget?
I deliberately avoided stating a budget, I guess it would be the cheapest I can get something that will perform as well as the GTX 1080, its not that I can't afford a good card it's just that I don't want to spend on something I don't need. Also would need the same PCU to board sockets
 

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The GTX 1080 cards vary in their PCI-E auxiliary power requirements. Some take a single 8 pin, some add a 6 pin. How about yours?

In the nVidia world, probably an RTX 3060 or RTX 3060 ti. Neither is exactly equivalent to a 1080. The 3060 may be slightly less in perfromance, the 3060 to significantly better.

If AMD is an option for you, an RX 6600 XT looks comparable to a GTX 1080.
 

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The GTX 1080 cards vary in their PCI-E auxiliary power requirements. Some take a single 8 pin, some add a 6 pin. How about yours?

In the nVidia world, probably an RTX 3060 or RTX 3060 ti. Neither is exactly equivalent to a 1080. The 3060 may be slightly less in perfromance, the 3060 to significantly better.

If AMD is an option for you, an RX 6600 XT looks comparable to a GTX 1080.
Cheers
Mine is a single 8 pin I believe
 

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Some 3060 ti cards need 8 pin + 6 pin. Some don't. If you can't provide the additional 6 pin, you'd need to be careful to buy one that uses a single 8 pin.
 

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Some 3060 ti cards need 8 pin + 6 pin. Some don't. If you can't provide the additional 6 pin, you'd need to be careful to buy one that uses a single 8 pin.
Thanks, I'll be careful of that
 

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The GTX 1080 cards vary in their PCI-E auxiliary power requirements. Some take a single 8 pin, some add a 6 pin. How about yours?

In the nVidia world, probably an RTX 3060 or RTX 3060 ti. Neither is exactly equivalent to a 1080. The 3060 may be slightly less in perfromance, the 3060 to significantly better.

If AMD is an option for you, an RX 6600 XT looks comparable to a GTX 1080.
Yeah a 3060 or a 3060ti/amd equivalent would be a bit better than the 1080, the 3060 is somewhat between 7-12 fps/ish better off than the 1080, the 3060ti is anywhere from around 20 to 40fps better off, Id personally go for the 3060ti.
 

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Yeah a 3060 or a 3060ti/amd equivalent would be a bit better than the 1080, the 3060 is somewhat between 7-12 fps/ish better off than the 1080, the 3060ti is anywhere from around 20 to 40fps better off, Id personally go for the 3060ti.
Cheers, I have decided to go with the 3060ti
 

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I have a Zotac 2080 Ti AMP Extreme, great card. So I recommend the Zotac.
 

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Good brand Zotac, I bought one many years ago (Zotac 1060 mini 6gb ddr5) from Overclockers and it's still going well
 

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Funnily enough my 1080 was a Zotac but that didn't last 4 years :wink:
 

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what happened? Did it just suddenly stop working? or you messed up with overclocking? My old R9 290 stopped working and tried the baking method I saw on Linus video and it's been almost a year now and still working.

Here is my post about it on this forum:
Zombie GPU
 

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what happened? Did it just suddenly stop working? or you messed up with overclocking? My old R9 290 stopped working and tried the baking method I saw on Linus video and it's been almost a year now and still working.

Here is my post about it on this forum:
Zombie GPU
That really made me laugh! Well DONE you
 

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That really made me laugh! Well DONE you
But you know it's not a joke right? :giggle:
The idea there I think is to restore all the soldered connections by melting them down in high temp.
GPUs are subject to high temp and vibration which may cause some soldered connections to loosen up.
Blown caps is another story.
 

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But you know it's not a joke right? :giggle:
The idea there I think is to restore all the soldered connections by melting them down in high temp.
GPUs are subject to high temp and vibration which may cause some soldered connections to loosen up.
Blown caps is another story.
Yes I know it wasn't a joke, but its funny you overcooked it ;-)
 

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Yes I know it wasn't a joke, but its funny you overcooked it ;-)
Oh that one... hahaha... yeah. I think it was for the best.
 

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    MSI MPG Gaming Edge Wifi (X570)
    Memory
    32GB Adata XPG DDR4
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    ASUS GTX 1070 8GB ROG
    Monitor(s) Displays
    LG Ultrawide 34"
    Screen Resolution
    3440x1440
    Hard Drives
    Main Boot Drive : 512GB Adata XPG RGB Gen3x4 NVMe M.2 SSD
    PSU
    EVGA 600 Watts Gold
    Case
    Deepcool Genome II
    Cooling
    Deepcool Fryzen
    Internet Speed
    1Gbps
    Browser
    Chrome
    Antivirus
    "Moderna"
  • Operating System
    Windows 11 Pro
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    PC/Desktop
    CPU
    i7-4790K
    Motherboard
    ASRock Xtreme6 Z97
    Memory
    16GB Corsair Vengeance Pro
    Graphics card(s)
    MSI R9 290
    Monitor(s) Displays
    LG Ultrawide 34"
    Screen Resolution
    3440x1440
    Hard Drives
    Samsung M.2
    PSU
    Thermaltake 475 Watts 80 Bronze
    Case
    Thermaltake Commander I Snow Edition
    Cooling
    Deep Cool Archer Air Cooler
    Mouse
    Logitech G402
    Keyboard
    Armageddon MKA-5R RGB-Hornet
    Internet Speed
    1Gbps
    Browser
    Chrome
    Antivirus
    Moderna :)
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