Which would you choose?

Option 1
50.00% (1 vote)
Option 2
50.00% (1 vote)

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BuyingNeed help deciding between 2 desktops!Posted:

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Hi there thanks for taking the time to give me your opinion, below I have the specs of the two PCs that I am debating between and could use another opinion to help me decide.

Option 1: Intel Core i7-7700K, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080, 16GB DDR4-2400, 480GB SATA SSD, 2TB HDD for $1500

Option 2: Intel Core i7-7700K, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, 32GB DDR4-2400, 480GB SSD, 2TB HDD for $2000

Both are the Corsair one system.

As you may have noticed the difference is 16 vs 32 ram and 1080 vs 1080ti. I am wondering if the cost will be worth the upgrade. I plan on getting with a 1440 or 1080 monitor with 144 refresh rate. My concern is how future proof will the system be and will the ram make a difference in gaming quality? I enjoy star citizen and have heard that ram can affect performance. Again thank you and any insight will be appreciated. And yes I'm sure I could build a system for cheaper but that is not appealing to me, I'm willing to pay the premium for the form factor of the pc. And I believe both are fairly priced.
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get the 1080 16gb one and upgrade the ram
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If you want to render game clips or other edits i would recommend option 2.

But if you just want to play, the option 1 is enough ;)
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nolanberollin wroteget the 1080 16gb one and upgrade the ram

I've considered that option but couldn't figure out exactly which ram I would upgrade it with, all the 32 gig kits I found seemed to be in the $400 dollar range. Was I just looking at the wrong stuff?
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I would go with number two. You would spend close to the difference of the two upgrading the ram in option 1.
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I would say the first one. The $500 extra for the ti and 16gbs of ram doesnt seem worth it to me.
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Go with option 1. When your computer starts to cause issues, upgrade.
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I'd say there's no practical need for 32GBs of ram if you're just gaming. I'd say go with option 1 and use that money for a potential upgrade down the line.
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