Gaming graphics- much difference gtx980 vs gtx1060

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Found 9th Aug 2017
I was just wondering what would be the difference between a Nvidia GTX980m 8gb versus a GTX1060 6gb. Is there much? I won't be doing heavy gaming but want a decent card to cope with what I do do
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Is it a GTX 980M or a GTX 980? There's quite a big difference in performance.

A GTX 980M should be similar to a GTX 1060 in performance, although the latter will use less power and generate less heat.
Both graphics chips (they're not "cards" if we're talking about mobile imlementations :p) should be readily able to handle most games that you might want to throw at them, being very much "decent cards".
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What monitor screen Res you using?
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EndlessWaves14 h, 31 m ago

Is it a GTX 980M or a GTX 980? There's quite a big difference in …Is it a GTX 980M or a GTX 980? There's quite a big difference in performance.A GTX 980M should be similar to a GTX 1060 in performance, although the latter will use less power and generate less heat.

Yes, it is a 980m. Thanks
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Graham197913 h, 53 m ago

What monitor screen Res you using?

1080p
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Dude I thought the 980 was very similar to the 1070. I would go with that. People often think newer is better but the 980 is still a powerful card.
1060 is much faster, approx 40 to 50%
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