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Erusgizmo 1 month ago

Hello All, Here is my build which I'm using for dual monitor gaming and streaming. It's a new build so yes, I'm trying to play some of the new triple A titles that get mentioned over and over. https://pcpartpicker.com/user/Erusgizmo/saved/skppGX

Had my heart set on the graphics card listed at the $800 price, but apparently even though it's listed it's out of stock with no plans to restock. It's 1300$ everywhere else which is way out of price range. Looking anywhere between 700 and an 800 cap. I got high value parts for a lot of the build because I plan on making this thing last. All the other parts are purchased, but I've spent two days staring at cards and all I see is about 70% positive reviews then 30% negative reviews on the RTX 2080s whether its' MSI EVGA or Ansus. The 2080 Ti s are also over 1000. I don't want to spend $800 on a junk part I get stuck with, but these prices seem ridiculous. Saw some 1080Ti s on Ebay, but I also don't trust used parts. HELP!!!

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ImperiousBattlestar 1 point 1 month ago

2080 is the same as the 1080TI (with a little bit more).

The issues that you see in the reviews were related to bad chips, or funky drivers, but those issues should have been ironed out by now.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel - Core i7-8700K 3.7 GHz 6-Core Processor $369.99 @ Amazon
CPU Cooler Thermalright - Macho Rev.B 73.6 CFM CPU Cooler $49.90 @ Amazon
Motherboard Gigabyte - Z390 AORUS ELITE ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $169.99 @ Amazon
Memory Corsair - Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $104.99 @ Amazon
Storage Intel - 660p Series 2 TB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive $219.99 @ Newegg
Video Card EVGA - GeForce RTX 2080 8 GB XC ULTRA GAMING Video Card $799.99 @ Amazon
Case Fractal Design - Meshify C TG ATX Mid Tower Case $104.98 @ Newegg
Power Supply Corsair - RMx (2018) 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $89.99 @ Amazon
Operating System Microsoft - Windows 10 Home Full 32/64-bit $119.99 @ Dell
Case Fan Fractal Design - HF14-BK 118.2 CFM 140mm Fan $18.39 @ OutletPC
Case Fan Fractal Design - HF14-BK 118.2 CFM 140mm Fan $18.39 @ OutletPC
Monitor LG - 27UD58-B 27.0" 3840x2160 60 Hz Monitor Purchased For $0.00
Keyboard Corsair - K68 RGB Wired Gaming Keyboard Purchased For $0.00
Mouse Corsair - SCIMITAR PRO RGB Wired Optical Mouse Purchased For $0.00
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $2066.59
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-03-18 18:56 EDT-0400
DrLitch 1 Build 1 point 1 month ago

There is no particular reason to stump up for the GTX 1080TI now, it is a last gen card and it has competition. RTX 2080 and Vega VII are two that perform similarly nowadays that fall in your price bracket. As for performance issue of RTX 2080, they mostly occured when the card first came out. The issues have been resolved. Yes there will always be one or two negative reviews, after all it is electronics equipment, some duds will be there out of the 10000's that are manufactured.