Buying a graphics card (GPU) right now is still pretty tough, and unless you really have to, you might be better off not buying one at this time. But if you need a new GPU, we're here to help you make the best decision you can.
These are the graphics cards to buy right now.
ZOTAC GTX 1050 Ti Mini - $169
This mini version of the 4GB NVIDIA GTX 1050 Ti from ZOTAC is currently one of the best-priced for this capable a budget graphics card.
It's perfect for folks gaming in less intensive titles, like Fortnite Battle Royale, CS:GO, League of Legends and some other popular esports titles. It's also a good choice for anyone building a small form factor gaming PC.
You get 4GB of GDDR5 memory, a single fan and display outputs for DVI, HDMI, and DisplayPort. We've featured this card before, but the price has dropped once again. It's a good card for even less money. For $10 more if you wish you can also get the OC version, with a factory overclock to squeeze the absolute most from your card.
XFX RX 570 8GB RS XXX Edition - $220 after rebate
AMD graphics cards have been really hard to find of late, and $240 for an 8GB RX 570 isn't a bad deal at all in the current climate. This particular card is by XFX and has its own custom cooler and outputs for DVI-D, HDMI 2.0 and DisplayPort 1.4.
The card can handle most games perfectly fine at decent quality settings. At this price, it's sure to sell out fast. It's not AMD's most powerful GPU, but it's still a solid shout for 1080p gaming. And if you buy right now you can claim a $20 rebate taking the price down even further.
EVGA GTX 1070 Ti - $440
The upgraded GTX 1070 Ti has been pretty hard to come by recently without spending megabucks, but this version from EVGA is currently one of the best prices you'll find.
This one comes with a twin-fan custom cooler, and with a 3-year warranty with 24/7 support and an easy to apply Overclock, it's got plenty to offer.
The 1070 Ti brings 8GB of GDDR5 memory and connectors for DisplayPort, HDMI, and DVI-D and supports up to 240Hz refresh rate monitors. So it ticks all the boxes.
Zotac GTX 1080 Ti AMP - $680
As some prices have begun to fall again, it's now possible once more to get the beastly GTX 1080 Ti without destroying your bank balance. This card from Zotact is currently $680 which is a really strong price.
With this card, Zotac has companion software to easily apply an overclock and you can hook up DisplayPort, HDMI, and DVI-D.
ASUS Strix Vega 64 - $580
AMD's Vega 64 has been a particular unicorn of late, almost impossible to find and absurdly priced. Thankfully both have begun to settle, and there's now a few variants of AMD's flagship GPU that can be found for $600 or less.
Powercolor and Gigabyte are also meeting that price, but we're featuring the ASUS Strix version here as it's in stock right now and comes with ASUS' excellent three-fan cooler and Aura RGB lighting.
The companion software helps you keep getting the best from the card, and ASUS also chucks in a full year of XSplit Gamecaster Premium to help you get started streaming.
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