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ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1060 6GB with Fortnite Extras and Free HDMI to VGA Converter $199.99

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Newegg.com has the ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1060 6GB with Fortnite Extras and Free HDMI to VGA Converter on sale for $199.99.

This same deal got a few thumbs up back in December and is still a decent deal in the current GPU market. Compare to the Gigabyte RX 580 with a couple of games that's currently on the front page at $180 after rebate, which has similar performance but much worse power consumption.

https://www.newegg.com/Product/Pr...14-500-454
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The RX580 actually bests 1060 in more games than it loses.

But that's not a reason to choose 580 over 1060 or vice versa.

It really comes down to the specific game YOU PERSONALLY PLAY.


The power issue of rx580 is a matter of Safety in some cases for users with Budget motherboards which may crap out on Lesser Rx580 models which pull watts pretty hard on the PCIE pins. The Sapphire models will not have this issue as they have 6+8 pin, vs single 6/8 pin on budget 580 models.

For the 1060, there will be no power issues, as I believe it only draws Motherboard power to run the Memory vrm, the Chip vrm pulls only from the GPU 6/8 pin, and totality cap is 130-140watts vs 200watts on the rx580.


As for the argument of POWER SAVING on 1060, We're talking 2-3 years to accrue a $30-50 difference, So, that's not terribly relevant to the purchase price TODAY..
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You said 6/8 pin?
Spec says 8pin. My psu only has 6pin
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You said 6/8 pin?
Spec says 8pin. My psu only has 6pin
You can run a 1060 on 6 pin no problem.

8 pin is needed if the card pulls ~150watt on that line. which some overclocked rx580s use.

But OVERALL, as long as you've got real 18awg cables, even 6 pin can safely deliver 150watt, assuming the psu can do it on its 12v rail.
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You can run a 1060 on 6 pin no problem.

8 pin is needed if the card pulls ~150watt on that line. which some overclocked rx580s use.

But OVERALL, as long as you've got real 18awg cables, even 6 pin can safely deliver 150watt, assuming the psu can do it on its 12v rail.
i meant, Spec says this GPU only takes 8pin connector. buying this GPU will mean i'll need to buy an 8pin to 6pin connector separately.

unless if you meant this GPU takes *both* 8pin and 6pin?
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i meant, Spec says this GPU only takes 8pin connector. buying this GPU will mean i'll need to buy an 8pin to 6pin connector separately.

unless if you meant this GPU takes *both* 8pin and 6pin?
The reason 6 pin to 8 pin adapters exist is because there's no real significant difference between a 6 and 8 pin.

Especially on low power cards like a 1060 which caps at ~130watts

I Don't think the graphic card cares if it's a 6 pin instead of an 8 pin. On extremely high powered cards it might be setup to reject 6pin. I don't think these cards would do that.
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