Are NVIDIA RTX Cards Worth it?

is the nvidia rtx gpu worth it

Back in January, the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 was the least expensive way to put yourself to the RTX lineup. This graphics card with more VRAM and a higher price tag compared to its predecessor, the GTX 1060. 

However, since it was much less expensive compared to the big brothers on the Turing lineup, the RTX 2070, it made sense for the majority of people who wanted a taste of ray tracing to jump onto it.

At the price point, it’s eventually possible that the mainstream will integrate RTX technology at what is traditionally the midpoint of desktop computers.

Additionally, the RTX 2060 Super, coming in at AU$560, makes RTX 2070-level performance less costly than ever. 

This makes luxury 1440p gaming a viable option for a lesser cost than ever before.

From the results of our tests, the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super is more than capable of running RTX mode in 1440p without a significant drop in frame rate.

What about high-end cards?

High-end RTX cards are in an entirely different ballpark. 

The first high-end RTX card that comes to mind is the NVIDIA RTX 20180 Ti. This card dominates the market and is not easy to come by under a thousand dollars. The cheapest one we found ran AU$1,420. 

As time passed, we were introduced to the RTX 2080 Super that ran approximately $100 less than the standard RTX 2080 Founders Edition did back in September 2018. 

Don’t get us wrong; the RTX 2080 Ti is a fantastic job that does its job exceptionally well. 

However, in comparison to the RTX 2070 Super and RTX 2060 Super, all that extra functionality is double digits above their non-Super counterparts, the RTX 2080 Super is only 4-6% quicker.

But the harsh reality is that, if you’re searching for 4K 60-fps gameplay from the hottest AAA games, you are still stuck shelling out a lot of money to an RTX 2080 Ti. 

There aren’t many people who are keen on doing this, especially when compared with other sections of this marketplace. 

Perhaps that is why Nvidia’s RTX earnings were so low before the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti and GTX 1660 launched.