With holiday sales happening, I upgraded my cpu and was considering going from 1070ti to 2080. I don’t need the extra power at the moment (GPU is running 70%most of the time), but if it’ll save me the embarrassment of crashing in multiplayer it’ll be worth the investment.
I’ve only seen one person here say they’re getting crashes with the new cards but wanted to get a conversation going about it. The money isn’t a huge deal but TBH, I’m not particularly impressed by the new cards and am not interested in spending the money if I’m going to get the same crashes.
Yea, so inconsistent. After talking a break, I got no crashes for a few days, now it’s back to daily. 1070ti.
If the crashes would go away I might even go with the 2070,which is almost a lateral move,but worth it if the next 6 to 9 months before G5 comes out are just a little more stress free.
Not only was my 2080 Ti still crashing on gears but it was also crashing on every other game I tried, from Call of Duty BO4 to Battlefield 1. It turns out a large percentage of 2080TI FE (founders edition) were defective due to “Limited test escapes”…nice.
Now we have Nvidia releasing the Titan RTX (TREX) for 2,500 dollars and I’m wondering if Nvidia has ever been further away from understanding their consumers. I feel less loyal to “the way it’s meant to be played” every day.
That being said, I’m back to my GTX 1080 TI and experiencing FAR less crashes on driver 416.81. Proceed with caution Meow, it might be better now, but I had a very bad experience with the new Touring card.
Thx for the help guys. I think I’m going to try a 2070 because I can get a decent one for $500 and sell my 1070ti for $350. If nothing else, it’ll be a 15% performance boost but I’m really doing it in hopes that won’t have to say, “Sorry, I crashed” every day to my friends.
Indeed. I’ve gone days without crashes and tried to come on here to share my recipe, only to be cursed with 3 crashes the next day.
It’s so bad that I have a ritual where I let the pc run for 20min. I then close all programs that appear in task and gpu monitor that are not game related. Open the Xbox app, then Gears. Don’t change any settings, don’t run a scan, don’t go online, and if I do I restart. Seems to mitigate issues but the crashes happen when they damn well feel like it anyway.
I used to say changing GPUs was foolish to do for one game but this is the only thing I play on pc and I just don’t want to live under the curse anymore.
Two RTX 2080Ti’s in SLI
No crashes at all. Butter smooth with the latest drivers. TC said they fixed it and everyone who is still getting crashes needs to contact them with their PC build specs to see what they can do to fix the problem.
TC would have to be entirely detached from their community if they think they fixed it. There are people posting here every other day about their pc crashes. I think RTX is kinda disappointing but I’m making the move purely to stop crashing.
The Bandwidth limitations means that even the ASUS 27” screen cannot do above 98Hz with full colour information and has to resort to chroma sub sampling. Even after 120Hz it has to overclock to 144 - again losing quality.
Gears 4 doesn’t have HDR on PC anyway.
I get what you’re saying about the monitor limitations. I almost bought a new 4k/144 last month and changed my mind when I realize how compromised the first gen entries are. And 144 OLED (which is what I truly want) seems miles away.
As far as next gen, Gears 5 will certainly be out before next gen nvidias but, regardless, I really don’t care what other people do with their money.
If someone has fun with dual 2080ti’s, more power to em’.
I remember reading LG were very interested in HFR for this up and comming CES and for their next TVs. Samsung already did this for 2018 (albeit 1080p but no reason why 2019 couldnt see 120 Hz 4K)
Yeah no doubt, but by then the prices should have settled and I personally always wait 1 gen after the game to run it at the highest settings with ease at the higher frames, but until its here and to see how demanding it is on hardware, you can’t say either way.
I only speak for myself in this regards. Dual RTX Ti’s is an insane setup! The amount of times I have been close to pulling the trigger on a AlienWare AW3418DW & a pair of 2080 Ti’s is crazy close
But I’m having some self-control as I really want the ASUS PG35VQ. 35" Ultra-Wide, Native 200Hz !
But then for that, I will most certainly need to wait another gen or two of Nvidia cards to run games on it to the full potential. And even then, the delays of that monitor are getting silly now but this could be down to the monitor having horrible ghosting when it was shown off. Either that will get fixed or released with some issues, so again, its about what the final product is like.
Who knows, I’ll probably go for the current best Ultra-Wide in the AlienWare which is really fast and the 2080 Ti as I’m using a temporary monitor right now and my GPU was always the limiting factor in my setup for the very reason I didn’t feel comfortable with what was available at the moment…
I already knew that I own that monitor. Gears of war 4 doesn’t support HDR on PC and getting above 144 FPS in the Multiplayer is no issue for my RTX 2080Ti. Campaign and horde might be different. Both my RTX 2080Ti’s can do 144 FPS all around no problem in gears 4.