Gaming video cards review

Nvidia versus AMD

popular midrange video cards
ModelPerformancePrices in Sydney shops
Nvidia RTX 308024687$1200
Nvidia RTX 3080Ti26517$1000
Nvidia RTX 309026980$2300
Nvidia RTX 3090Ti29863$2700
AMD RX6900-XT25392$1000

AMD RX6900-XT has 10% less performance as per userbenchmark dot com but 10% better rendering on 4K resolutions in some games. AMD video cards have around 10% of the market. RX6900 video card

Nvidia RTX 3080Ti was released in 2021 with 5% higher clock speeds hence the slight performance increase.RTX308012GB video card

The above cards require a 500 watts power supply with a non-overclockable motherboard and CPU. You need at least 600W PSU with overclocking.

Asus Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 Gaming 4GB

video card Nvidia GeForce GTX GTX1650video card Asus Nvidia GeForce GTX GTX1650 back panel outputs$300
1x HDMI, 1x DP, 1x DVI-D. This video card has reasonable performance for gaming or graphic studio desktops. The benchmark is 6969. Faster video cards are substantially more expensive than this one.

Asus Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050Ti

video card Asus Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050Tivideo card Nvidia GeForce GTX1050TI back panel outputs view$300
1x HDMI, 1x DP, 1x DVI-D. The benchmark is 6321. It has the best performance for money value among all Nvidia cards of 2021.

Asus Nvidia GeForce GT710

video card Asus Nvidia GeForce GT710video card Asus Nvidia GeForce GT710 back panel with outputs view$80
1x HDMI, 1x VGA, 1x DVI-D. Video cards below $200 have virtually the same performance as a video adapter built-in on the modern PC motherboard. A cheap video card might be sufficient for quick repairs of the old computer. Still, the faulty motherboard will have to be replaced.

updated May 2023

How to buy

These video cards for on-site computer repairs provided by Manly Electronics in Sydney. Prices show estimated cost GST inclusive. Computer parts are not for sale without the service.