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hey, so im planning to build new pc in july, should i wait for radeon hd 7000 series or get the gtx 560 ti ? im also dubious about moving to AMD for gpu as i heard they drivers are %&^*ed up half the time. planning on playing GTA 4 (getting 2500k yay) and BF3, and hopefully GTA5 will be out next year so need the quad. also, do u expect a bulldozer chip priced the same as the i5 2500k to be better than the i5 2500k? also , ivy bridge will work on 1155 right? cos in year or so i want something with 6 cores or more, hopefully ivy bridge will have that.
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-Get the GTX 560 Ti if you want.
-7000 Series is coming in Q4 2011...months away
-Ivy Bridge will work on 1155.
    
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I've had ATi/AMD Cards since the 7600s have only had 1 issue with drivers

As for BD vs SB it's hard to say at this point.

I'd suggest waiting 2-3 weeks till BD comes, and assess things from there. Also 6870x2's may be coming up which would be huge bang for the buck cards.
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hmm, HOPEFULLY bulldozer will release or get detailed before i start building, cos im definetly not postponing my build for AMD, if it was intel, different story. thanks for quick responses.
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hmm HD 7000 series already? Gosh... my systems are so old
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hmm HD 7000 series already? Gosh... my systems are so old
LOL you have a new GPU like every week!
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LOL you have a new GPU like every week!
Yea, I changed my GPU so often. I think I am going to skip kepler/HD7000. I'll be fine with gtx 580.
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i forgot was the 7000 series going to have 28nm processing? if so wait for that.
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