The Best Gaming Graphics Cards of 2017
Picking out the best graphics card for your PC is one of the hardest decisions for a gamer. Finding the best graphics card at the right budget can take hours and hours of research and can be a daunting task even for those well versed in technology. To make things easy, we’ve researched and compiled a list of the best gaming graphics cards whether you’re planning on doing casual gaming, competitive eSports, 4K gaming, VR gaming, or anything in-between.
Best 4K & VR Graphics Card
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti
Best 1440P & 1600P Graphics Card
Nvidia GTX 1070
|With the lack of a competing card from AMD, the Nvidia GTX 1070 completely dominates the high-performance scene. It delivers excellent performance at 1440p and can comfortably handle most VR titles.
As the (slightly) smaller cousin to the GTX 1080, the GTX 1070 comes with 1,920 SMPs clocked at 1,506MHz (1,683MHz boost), 8GB of GDDR5 memory running on a 256-bit memory bus. Its 150W TDP requires only one 8-pin power connector to drive.
Currently, the GTX 1070 can be found for around $420. It’s $100 cheaper than the GTX 1080 and delivers about 80 to 90% of the performance depending on the title.
Best 1080P Graphics Card
AMD Radeon RX 580
Good 1080P Graphics Card
AMD Radeon RX 570
Best 720P & eSports Graphics Card
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050
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