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jimortality
23-03-2018, 14:19
I've ordered a 1080TI which has cost me an arm and a leg plus 2 testicles but a couple of hours after I'm starting to think I shouldn't have . Why am I so weak??????????? no I couldn't really afford it but after I sell my normal 1080 then I can afford it but it's a lot isn't it.

Gav88888
23-03-2018, 14:24
It is a lot mate, I bought one a couple weeks ago, but I tell you what, now that I have it playing in VR is f'íng amazing. Despite the large cost I am loving it...

jimortality
23-03-2018, 14:45
It is a lot mate, I bought one a couple weeks ago, but I tell you what, now that I have it playing in VR is f'íng amazing. Despite the large cost I am loving it...

What did you have before?

banner77amc
23-03-2018, 15:05
I've ordered a 1080TI which has cost me an arm and a leg plus 2 testicles but a couple of hours after I'm starting to think I shouldn't have . Why am I so weak??????????? no I couldn't really afford it but after I sell my normal 1080 then I can afford it but it's a lot isn't it.

You really should look into manual labor to earn money. This selling body parts sounds taxing... plus how can you play the game without the one arm and leg?

MaXyM
23-03-2018, 15:05
I replaced my 1070 with 1080Ti 2 weeks ago with Accelero Extreme IV which I got for additional few bucks. A few days ago I started with OC, both my gpu and cpu. Currently I'm at CPU 4.9GHz, GPU +130MHz, VRAM +350MHz
But I'm a bit disappointed with a result because even with OC it cannot reach stable 90fps in all conditions.
OK, I admit I started to play with new SteamVR SS feature. I also wanted to rise up some options. I was thinking that with 1080Ti, 90fps is inevitably. But the reality is, it still needs compromises. No 240% of SS suggested by SteamVR. No gfx details set to High.

But still, i did good business buying 1080Ti with almost 2 years warranty for a price only a bit higher than I can get selling my old card. Just small step toward 20xx ;)

Hillmeister
23-03-2018, 15:17
Same here, sold my 1080 Xtreme and wanted to go for a AMD (CAD) card. Finding out that these cards will run hot and would not perform like told by some pro's....., I went last minute to order a 1080Ti for a good price. However the shop told me this card went out of stock and I ended up ordering the 1080Ti for a strong dollar. :)

I might have done my homework better up front and I've scratched my head a few times afterwards, but now when I'm in VR or just putting the card to a render job I see the extra HP's at work and forget about my silly jump ;)

jimortality
23-03-2018, 15:19
You really should look into manual labor to earn money. This selling body parts sounds taxing... plus how can you play the game without the one arm and leg?

You wanna try with no balls!

David Slute
23-03-2018, 15:43
Im personally holding out till the new cpu and gpus to launch in the coming months.....according to nvidia prices should be somewhat reasonable again....will see.
Last month the 1080 ti was $1500+ cdn...now it's come down to the $1200 cdn range

ecstaticbrick
23-03-2018, 15:54
I had a 980ti before I upgraded and I kinda felt the same way when I first got the 1080ti. The deflated feeling I got was because the first thing I tried was VR. Yes it was quieter at higher settings but it was not the massive graphical leap I was expecting from the price of the card but, as soon as I tried non VR games I saw that the card is a massive powerhouse! Luckily I got the card just before the prices went insane. I don't think I would buy one at current prices.

Jonbazookaboz
23-03-2018, 16:01
Ive played pc2 in vr on a 1070 and a 1080ti. The only difference in quality was an extra setting in mssa, 2-3 supersampling (which never looks great in pc2 mixed with mssa anyway) and i could get a couple extra settings at high (shadow, particles and track detail) the rest were already high on the 1070. So overall yes it was better but not overwhelmingly so to get a stable 90fps.)

The oculus tool is def the way to go to get your best settings though. Pick a full grid with a storm to test.

TorTorden
24-03-2018, 07:26
SS will quickly overwhelm any card.
It is an exponential load increase after all and the benefits just becomes less and less.

I personally don't bother with an SS higher than 1.2 for my rift.
Besides it's pointless trying to spend cycles when the panels still can't actually display it.

It's a bit like watching 1080p content on a 720p screen.
The end result is 720p.

BigDad
24-03-2018, 11:23
Yeah i regret buying my 1080ti every time i fire up a game in 4k and have to crank all my settings the the right and have it maxed out and having nice smooth VR games.... Oh hang on that's not right, I don't actually regret it at all!
;p

FastForward352
24-03-2018, 11:50
I've ordered a 1080TI which has cost me an arm and a leg plus 2 testicles but a couple of hours after I'm starting to think I shouldn't have . Why am I so weak??????????? no I couldn't really afford it but after I sell my normal 1080 then I can afford it but it's a lot isn't it.

I had the exact same feelings when I ordered mine + 1 extra 1Tb HDD + 1 extra 500Go SSD M.2 four months ago, I almost immediatly thought I did a mistake and felt so weak ! But honestly now I don't regret it at all, it's so great, especially with my Rift ! Enjoy your nice rig :)

jimortality
24-03-2018, 12:36
Ive played pc2 in vr on a 1070 and a 1080ti. The only difference in quality was an extra setting in mssa, 2-3 supersampling (which never looks great in pc2 mixed with mssa anyway) and i could get a couple extra settings at high (shadow, particles and track detail) the rest were already high on the 1070. So overall yes it was better but not overwhelmingly so to get a stable 90fps.)

The oculus tool is def the way to go to get your best settings though. Pick a full grid with a storm to test.

A very nice man once told me not to use the oculus tool for settings so I've never bothered and it's been fine.

Jurld
24-03-2018, 14:02
I've ordered a 1080TI which has cost me an arm and a leg plus 2 testicles but a couple of hours after I'm starting to think I shouldn't have . Why am I so weak??????????? no I couldn't really afford it but after I sell my normal 1080 then I can afford it but it's a lot isn't it.

You look like you have a lot of nice gear, suggesting you are an enthusiast and this is a pretty major hobby/interest for you. I'm not sure I'd have done it when I already had the 1080, but what's a few extra hundred for a killer video card? At least you won't be upgrading (again) so soon. You should be able to recoup a lot of what you spent by selling the 1080.

simsimsheree
24-03-2018, 22:12
You wanna try with no balls!

Sabine Schmidt seems to manage... Danica did well without them. Katherine Legge. Christina Nielsen.

Overrated as racing necessities!

David Slute
25-03-2018, 20:12
Sabine Schmidt seems to manage... Danica did well without them. Katherine Legge. Christina Nielsen.

Overrated as racing necessities!

Caitlyn Jenner :rolleyes:

Gav88888
27-03-2018, 13:06
What did you have before?

XB1 lol, but going from a 1080 to 1080ti your not really going to notice much in VR, but other games you will notice the extra 'ti' goodness :)

WvAllwheelDrive
28-03-2018, 04:54
Now i'm trying to figure out how my 3 year old R7 360 even starts the game.

Simerection
28-03-2018, 23:39
My 1070 works well enough for me. I'll upgrade when this crypto currency nonsense crashes and burns. Graphic cards are an unbelievable scam.

ELAhrairah
29-03-2018, 07:22
From 1080 to 1080ti..I would have waited for the next gen cards.

pferreirag60
29-03-2018, 10:29
You just forgeted the best of them all: Michelle Mouton Group B rally driver (Audi)

pferreirag60
29-03-2018, 10:39
My 1070 works well enough for me. I'll upgrade when this crypto currency nonsense crashes and burns. Graphic cards are an unbelievable scam.

In my opinion the high GPU prices are not only due to cryptominers, but mainly to the price agreement existing between the manufacturers of DRAMs modules, the chinese government is investigating(What i have read)

When I bought 16GB DDR4(3000) in the December 2014, if i not mistaken i spent about 145€...

-carbo-
29-03-2018, 22:25
I went from a 980ti to 1080ti and noticed a fair difference.

My advice would be to USE AND ABUSE ASW - set your settings for 90fps in weather at night but on lap 2-3 when the field is spread out. You have a Rift so you can rely on ASW for things like the start and the occasional frame drop. If you are using ASW for 2-5% of a race is it really a big deal? In my eyes that's what its there for. Chasing 90fps in extreme conditions just means you are running the game well below what is possible 95% of the time.

I would use the same theory if you're running a 1070 or 1080 it just means the 2-5% of ASW may climb to 5-10% with very similar settings to a 1080ti.

blaugranamarti
30-03-2018, 00:02
SS will quickly overwhelm any card.
It is an exponential load increase after all and the benefits just becomes less and less.

It's actually not exponential but quadratic, but that's still a lot. Especially considering that the amount extra computational power you get when spending money on better graphics cards is less than linear.