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Guys, should i get the radeon hd 6870 right now or wait for the 7000 series to come out. The news say that 7000 series would come out in September. Or do you guys recommend any other graphic cards.

Link to the hd 6870: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-521-_-Product

Also, would my PSU support these graphic cards? I had it for 2.5 years now.
Edited by wjq8g6 - 6/13/11 at 9:16am
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Get the 6870.

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6870 will be a great fit with your setup. It'll still have value when next cards come so you could sell and grab a new card at that point if you need to.
     
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Thanks guys, i think imma get the HD 6870 for now.
Edited by wjq8g6 - 6/13/11 at 12:25pm
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Your psu should be fine.
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September is a long time, and when the new card come out it might not even be good, see the first generation of fermi. So grab a hd 6970 for now and sell it later if u decide to buy a 7xxx series card.
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6870 is not a high end card. Get a 6950.
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First of all how many Watts is your psu?

and

Second i dunno if you are ATI fanboy but why dont you get one 560ti GTX instead the 6870?
560ti is much powerfull with less temps and noise and if you OC the core to 900-1000 is near to 570 GTX
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If you get a 6950 or higher, I'd probably get a new psu.
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First of all how many Watts is your psu?

and

Second i dunno if you are ATI fanboy but why dont you get one 560ti GTX instead the 6870?
560ti is much powerfull with less temps and noise and if you OC the core to 900-1000 is near to 570 GTX

1. My PSU is a Rosewill 550w

2. The HD 6870 is on a sale, i get 2 free games (Dirt 3 and Shotgun) and the card for $165 (after mail-in rebate). I wanted to get the GTX560 Ti but this is a better deal.
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