MSI Radeon R9-280X TwinFrozr Gaming OC vs GTX 1050ti ?

Yooo.

I can get the 280x (second hand for 150$) or a brand new 1050ti for 185$.
Which one is better ?

Here's my setup.
Case: Nox Hummer ZX
CPU: Intel Core i5-4690k 3.5GHz 6MB
Board: Asus Z97-AR
RAM: Kingston Kit 8GB (2x4) DDR3 1600MHz HyperX Savage
PSU: XFX TS 550W 80+ Bronze
Storage: SSD 2.5" Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB MLC SATA
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  1. well they are pretty close but personally i would go for the 1050ti just because it consume way less power.and newer as well.(not to mention u will have warranty for your purchase.)
    Reply to kookie3010
  2. seems by the passmark results the R9 280X is a slightly faster card, but at the cost of 250w needed to run it versus the 75W for the 1050ti


    and not to confuse your choice.. looking at GPUboss.com I get a more detailed information and they suggest the 1050ti is a better choice overall for gaming, where the R9 is better at b-coin mining.

    Reply to The Paladin
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