I’m such a sucker: I bought an older GPU to replace a newer one

40 Bit Gaming

This post originally appeared on the personal blog of world-famous reporter, Kevin C. Tofel. It is re-printed here with his permission, because he is a good, generous, dude.

A few weeks back, I explained how my $900 gaming PC quickly became a $1,200 gaming PC. Would you believe we’re up to $1,500 now?

Yeah, I’m a sucker.

Although at $900, the original system was perfectly capable of playing the games I wanted to play, I made the mistake of watching some YouTube videos that wowed me: Sometimes will silly things like RGB lighting and sometimes with some performance boosts.

My latest silly decision falls into the latter category as I found an Nvidia GTX 1080 Founders Edition graphics card on eBay for $330.

To be sure, this is a great deal on paper, even if the card was launched in 2016. You can still find new ones for…

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