EVGA's GeForce RTX 2070 Black is sold for just $499, a price point at which it has better price/performance than GTX 1080, GTX 1080 Ti, Vega 56 and Vega 64. Compared to the more expensive RTX 2070 Founders Edition the performance difference is almost negligible, too.
You do software updates to get the most from favourite programs right? Updating a motherboard BIOS can in a timely manner is also critical. The guide to Flashing a Motherboard BIOS spells out the often complicated steps in plain english. PCSTATS Tips