With the RTX 4080 on the horizon, should you still buy an older, cheaper GPU?

As we stand on the cusp of a new generation of graphics cards from Nvidia and AMD, a familiar discussion has taken root online – are the previous generation of GPUs still worth buying when something newer, brighter and more powerful is on the horizon?

I can clear this up for you: uh, yes.

The argument remains the same as the last generation releases – that it’s pointless to buy a product on the verge of becoming ‘out of date’ and prices often don’t drop far enough to be worth the money. There It is logic to this argument, but it doesn’t take into account one big problem: the GPU market hasn’t followed logic for a long time.

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