Seems like a cracking deal for cherry mx reds
All Gigabyte Discounts, Offers and Sale - June 2018
True I've been holding off for ages now so I might as well wait a couple of months
Bought this exact card second hand for £415 on Amazon's Marketplace, fantastic card which easily overclocks to 2070 core 5500 memory on stock power/voltage. I do get a bit of coil whine when it's pushed hard in some games but it's probably 0.5% of the time I've used it for. Perfect card for my monitor at 3440x1440p, 100Hz
With it being summer and new cards announced in September (?) why would anyone buy a 2016 card now? Go outside get some air!
worst fans imaginable on these gigabyte cards (I have the 1080 TI version but the heatsink is the exact same) I've had 2 fail already. The fan assembly is held onto the rotor with a thin piece of plastic, so if your fans run high they just snap off. Also the TIM application is really shoddy and I had to take the card apart to re-apply to get reasonable temps. Wouldn't recommend
I mean, some people genuinely want small form factor rigs. That's what this card caters for. I don't see the disconnect. These cards serve a very real, very niche portion of the market, and carry a price premium accordingly. Seems fine to me.
or you know wait until you can find it cheaper and keep building the system you wanted in the first place
This card is made for greedy sellers.... if you have a tiny case... u really should not be wasting your money on this.... first priority... get a bigger case.
1080s have been getting close to £400 recently; unless you need the form factor, this is a poor price.
These miniITX cards are great for a very specific purpose, and you should expect to pay more for them. The 1080 is also the highest I would go for an air cooled miniITX card - the 1080ti ones are just too power hungry and too hot to take full advantage of the GPU's capacity IMO. So this is actually a decent card for someone building a high performance SFF build, and one of the highest performing available. And they rightly do come with a slight price premium as the SFF cards are a super niche market which require custom everything (cooler/PCB/etc). All of that said, this is still on the high side of what I would pay for one of these, so I'm not voting. You can get the gtx1070 version for £89 less, which makes this a hard sell. It's not 25% faster. The 1070ti Zotac miniITX model is £60 cheaper too. Anyway ...
There are a few gigabyte 580 gaming versions on eBay, if that help anybody...
The camels haven't caught up yet.
Yes went out of stock. (annoyed) Update: And now the price is bumped up.
That was quick
Or have a look at CeX as they have GTX 960 (or similar) for around £90, you get a 2-year warranty with them too. It'll be plenty for a potent, good value card.
Always go for HDMI over DVI if possible. Display port is generally best if you are not bothered about audio. 4GB minimum for most new games now. 2GB is quite low.
Okay thank you. The advice varies so much. 2gb or 4gb. DVI/hdmi.
Good price, but as a current 3GB owner I would opt for the 6GB version. VRAM is always at 100% usage at 60-80 FPS on AAA titles with most settings medium to high at 1080p. I think for longevity if you can’t afford a 1070 the 1060 6GB is a better option. However if you’re just looking for something like Fortnite then you’ll get around 100fps with a 3GB card on highest settings :D
I thought the same at first (lol)
yeah the k5 has always been around the 120-130 at ebuyer
Oh. I just realised this is the K5 variant, thought it was K7. This board is significantly cheaper over at eBuyer (£121.98): https://www.ebuyer.com/780984-gigabyte-amd-x370-gaming-k5-ryzen-socket-am4-motherboard-ga-ax370-gaming-k5?mkwid=s_dc&pcrid=51482416499&pkw=&pmt=&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIx5OJmaKr2wIVb77tCh0KuQMFEAQYBCABEgIzDfD_BwE VOTED COLD!
I would add 4 quid and buy MSi 1060 6gb but normal size with 2 fans.
Well you missed out...
I’d hazard a guess and say they’re the least in demand for cryptocurrency being one factor - small cards, less TDP for the heatsink and no redundancy from a single fan, also they tend to sit on makeshift ‘shelves’ which is complicated if the card is short. The dual and triple fan cards just seem to be more efficient from experience. The only single card fans I had were the Sapphire RX 570 ITX (every single one failed at the fan) and the R9 Nano (which have been great but astronomically expensive).
Just guessing, but I assume there's very little demand for mini cards except for niche circumstances. I mean, unless the price is significantly cheaper and you have the space, why would you choose the mini? As far as I'm aware the mini tends to be at best 5-6% cheaper. I think it's a case of bumping production by X amount for everything without prioritising.
This is showing at 259.99!
they were my first and they are my last EVGA makes quality stuff and their warranty is much better I like ASUS too but their prices are ridiculous
Yup. I would only buy from EVGA and MSI. Gigabyte has always had crap fans and fan profile.
you just wait seriously *** fans they are only connected to the hub by very flimsy plastic Check youtube if you don't believe me - lots of others reporting the same thing. The first fan (next to the ports) is the one that usually fails first, because it seems to be mounted slightly tilted (i.e. not 90 degrees tilt from the floor) so it's not spinning stably in either mounting axis (i.e. flat or on its side)
are they the same fans as on the 1080ti? I have 3 1080tis that have been mining for 5+ months with all the fans on a constant 55%, no issues yet...
the fans on these are terrible and break often have had them go on 2 cards do not buy
Are these cards low profile
There are rumours but nothing confirmed. Remember people were saying this about the 8th generation chips for about a year. If you need a new card, buy one.
I'll be very pleasantly surprised if there's an 1160 released in two months. I'm in the market for a new GPU as mine has decided to visit the great scrapheap in the sky but I'm really not convinced we'll see the new 'mid range' series of Nvidia GPU's until Christmas. Sounds as though the 1180 (or whatever the top end might be labeled this time around) might be on the way with all of the recent rumours, though.
The 11 series is imminent. This is not some "If you keep on waiting, you'll never buy" situation. This is two year old tech that'll be replaced in the next two months.
I have a gtx 1060 (a full size dual slot one) and found it underwhelming for the money. Not that it's a bad card, it's just considering the difference in price between the xx60 models in previous gens and this one, well I was disappointed.
I was just linking to the card the OP was unable to find that had been mentioned in an earlier comment.
The Gigabyte card is far superior to the Armor card you link to here which has a budget-basement cooler and fan. Read some reviews.
You can get a 1080 for a few quid more here https://www.overclockers.co.uk/palit-geforce-gtx-1080-dual-8192mb-gddr5x-pci-express-graphics-card-gx-038-pl.html
Great price, don't get the lack of heat??
This is NOT 235.99 - please expire this
Are these Gpu’s low profile
My bad sorry I thought you were saying it.
It wasnt my review you numpty. Thats the first reviee on amazon for that card.
Your joking right? So your shooting a gpu down because the out of box driver cd (which isn't kept up to date) didn't work and the box was plain... Ignoring this guys comments I'd recommend anyone to buy the KFA2 series gpus. They are known as Galax in Europe and work perfectly fine.
The Brexit is strong in this one.
No news from nvidia of next gen, theyre delayed due to ddr6 so youre looking q4 2018 w
if it was at a reputable seller I would have gone for it even with the 1180 in June/July/Aug
When you're throwing £600 at something, most people want something a bit more reliable than Google Translate.
Have you really never heard of Google Translate?
gpu prices are lowering too already, thanks god:)!
I managed to get 16GB DDR4 for around £85 (I think) last year from Amazon, it was a deal from this site. Not used them yet ... waiting for a good deal on the new Ryzen APU. It's understandable that GPU prices are high due to mining. But price fixing ... (annoyed)
I still remember those days, when bought HyperX Fury 2666 16GB for 70 POUNDS:)!
RAM producers are being investigated at the moment for price fixing. Fingers crossed, the price will come down soon ... (excited)
I bought this the other week with a 8400 cpu. Runs great!
Free market economics suck, eh?
I'm stuck playing GTA v on a Celeron because of the prices.
Who does that.. but anyway he was saw this deal in stock so he must of been browsing the internet Also what about breaks, he could easily post on his lunch break or "cigarette smoke break"
Maybe he was working while at work? :D
Why couldn't you post? You don't need to be on your computer to post, you can use your phone
They are terrible for customer service. They would rather save themselves a couple of quid and stand their ground. Stung me in the past. I literally spent all my wage on their site, they lost my custom to amazon. They'll not be around for much longer if they continue to be petty.
What would you suggest?
They refuse to give me the free game with the GPU because the promotion started like two day after my purchase, i say i want to return it then, but they bluff me on having to pay for the return GPU, which essentially mean i did be paying for the game. i lost the bluff... but hey atleast i didnt buy anything else from them since
ah ebuyer, are they still refusing genuine warranty claims and ofering part refunds even within 12 month?
Weird. I've been to the Ebuyer site and all that's there is a massive warehouse. Not a shop display in sight lol. So just second hand then?
They've probably been living under a rock or something the past year
Only if you still have access to this fantastical time machine that's doing the rounds...
Damn Chicken!! Bloody typical... BUT with the 1080 I can mine for Bitcoins!... That's more profitable right...? (skeptical)
1080 is the true gamer's card 1080 ti and 1070/1070ti were too good at mining, and were snapped up for that. 1080 regular was bad at mining, and prices remained affordable looking forward to seeing the 1180 in August
Yeah but the chicken you sold laid golden eggs, so your loss.
I need one of these babies to run Madvr at highest setting with UHD 4K in my home cinema man cave :)
Is this good for terraria in ultra?
You could alot more than that. 1080p and over 60fps like 120fps possible with max settings You could even do 1440p at higher FPS at max settings for most games now and I'm pretty sure for the foreseeable future. I've got a 980ti and I'm running 1080p at 60fps and max settings and it's not maxing out the GPU power. If you get this card you won't be disappointed at 1080p 60fpg but I'd say maybe hit for higher like 1440p monitor because the card will do it, get the worth out of the card init.
Great if you got one at the time, not great if you're buying now when the drop will be fairly big in coming months.
From ebuyer! I may have ordered them very late December and arrived early January. I admit I was lucky! But around that time I got some 1070s for around 380 aswell.
dont fancy paying an inflated price on a card 2 years old. Under £400 would consider now with the drops
When I was checking 2 days ago it was 539 £ but yeah 500£ for a 2.5 year old technology .....
It is the same price on Amazon and CCL computers and has been for some time.
I agree. Thank you for taking the time.
Personally, I wouldn't over complicate it. If you want to improve your gaming graphics because you are currently not happy, then buy a new GPU. The real decision is how much you want to spend, and if now is the time you want to spend it?
Thanks for the tip. Yeah I did and do still pay attention the recommend spec for the games I play. I did think the GPU is the most important bit of equipment. Its just I like to max out the games at 1080p with all the affects.
Apologies if I am telling you what you might already know, but find out what the recommended spec is for the game you are playing and compare that to your components. In most cases its the GPU which will make the biggest difference, but in other cases the CPU makes a difference too (for example, I play FlightSim X, which almost exclusively uses the CPU.. and only 1 processor... so I need a CPU which has a fast single processor speed). So in summary, look at the recommended spec for a game and compare that to your PC.
No real issue per say its just running games at ultra at 1080p @ 60fps. i5 3450.
I got 5, and very first deal here at 200 from scan was OK. Not a single one after that (2 scan, 2 amazon). Wierd.
I purchased two of these boards and neither of the contents included a thermal guard unfortunately
Guys, anyone with missing m.2 Thermal Guard from the board?
But it's also way way cheaper. It's also dependant on what you're doing. Not to mention being able to use the same motherboard for Threadripper 2 later this year which I'm sure will have higher clocks etc. I just don't find X299 to be a good buy.
AMD’s Threadripper offers higher base clocks, but can’t keep up with the Core i9 when clock speeds are boosted under load.