MSI GTX 1650 Super
One of the few modern add-in boards small enough to fit in a mini-ITX build, the MSI GTX 1650 Super has the rare distinction of drawing electricity exclusively from the PCI-E slot, so you likely won’t have to upgrade the power supply if you’re installing it in an older PC.
- The least expensive turing-based gpu
- Great for home theater use
- Gaming performance is poor
PNY Quadro RTX 4000
Content creators and digital video professionals should consider the PNY Quadro RTX 4000 , which promises to work perfectly with most stable versions of Nvidia’s official drivers for commercial use, and though expensive, it’s a deal compared to newer models.
- Relatively slim
- Not compatible with some psus
- Not intended for gaming
MSI GTX 1660 TI
Heralded as the new king of 1080p gaming, the MSI GTX 1660 TI uses a 192-bit pathway to provide exceptional memory bandwidth, allowing it to buffer frames with increased efficiency and deliver refresh rates consistently higher than the base model 1660.
- Hdmi version 2 spec b output
- Dual-direction windforce fans
- Subpar performance at 1440p
Gigabyte GeForce RTX 2080 Super
The Gigabyte GeForce RTX 2080 Super is a good choice for taking advantage of Nvidia’s ray tracing and deep learning technologies without having to drop a ridiculous amount of cash. Owners of the newest high-end monitors and VR headsets should give it strong consideration.
- Capable of 4k at 60 fps
- Integrated overclocking utility
- Relatively high power consumption
MSI Radeon RX 570
While the chipset at its heart is a relatively old one, the MSI Radeon RX 570 actually outperforms some of Nvidia’s brand-new releases. Thanks to its modest price, it’s perfect for a budget gaming rig, as long as you don’t turn the visual settings up to ultra.
- 256-bit video memory
- All three major connector formats
- An impressive 8 gigabytes of vram
PNY GeForce GTX 1660 Super
If you’re not concerned with high refresh rates, the PNY GeForce GTX 1660 Super is one of the least expensive choices that’s still reasonably powerful. It doesn’t really have any bells or whistles, but it’s a decent option for staying close to the cutting edge.
- Works well for 1080p gaming
- Capable of streaming netflix in 4k
- 6 gigabytes of gddr6 ram
EVGA GeForce RTX 2070 Super
For those interested in the latest AAA titles, the EVGA GeForce RTX 2070 Super will let you run nearly anything at impressive frame rates without breaking the bank. It boasts 8 gigabytes of ultra-fast GDDR6 memory that has a bandwidth of almost a half-terabyte per second.
- 2304 cuda compute cores
- Above-average boost clock speed
- Ideal for virtual reality
EVGA GeForce RTX 2060 KO Ultra
One of the newest models to hit the market, the EVGA GeForce RTX 2060 KO Ultra is an all-around good buy, as it’s easily capable of smooth 1440p gaming at high-level settings and comes in at a price well below its faster counterparts.
- Advanced cooling hardware
- Decent 4k performance
- 160-watt maximum power consumption
XFX RX 5500 XT
If high-resolution rendering isn’t your top priority, the XFX RX 5500 XT should prove a perfectly acceptable card for everyday use. Despite its low cost, it has plenty of high-bandwidth VRAM and should manage decent 1080p performance for years to come.
- Boost clock up to 1845 megahertz
- Two high-volume fans
- Takes up exactly two case slots
Gigabyte Radeon RX 5700 XT
The Gigabyte Radeon RX 5700 XT is one of the most recent releases available and serves as a quality mid-range option that’s good for gaming at up 1440p. In fact, it’s even able to push frame rates well above 60 hertz in all but the newest titles.
- Built using the 7-nanometer method
- 8 gigabytes of memory
- Direct-touch copper heat pipes