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I really wanted to wait out this generation with my 4890 but my upgrade to a 30", 2560x1600 resolution LCD meant I couldn't put it off.

I think I'll still buy either AMD's or Nvidia's 28nm product though.

Same here. My overclocked gtx 480 is struggling to max out some games at that rez too.
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Hey, it happens.

I agree, Crossfire/SLi in the last generation is virtually 100%.

But it's been this way since the beginning:

8800 GTX = 7900 GTX SLi
GTX 280 = 8800 GTX SLi
GTX 480 = GTX 280 SLi

Etc.
GTX 580 = GTX 480 SLi?
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GTX 580 = GTX 480 SLi?
Fail. Gtx 480 and 580 belong in the same generation
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GTX570 = @ GTX480 with less heat.
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Meh, with the way PC gaming is going there isn't gonna be much need to own a top of the line card soon.
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Meh, with the way PC gaming is going there isn't gonna be much need to own a top of the line card soon.
Just wait till the next generation of consoles.
Consoles are what hold PC gaming back because everything is so focused upon them.
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I can't wait. I'm saving up for this, Ivybridge and watercooling
    
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I already bought into Sandy Bridge. I bought a 6970 but resold it soon after at a slight loss.

Sandy Bridge + 7000 series (or possibly 600-series) will be my rig for probably the next 4-5 years.
    
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Hehe can't wait. I think this is the first time I've skipped a generation of anything so I'm chompin' at the bit for the 7xxx
Ditto, got a 5770 right now and it's a great card, won't have any regrets upgrading to the 7000 series and something much better.
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One of these single GPU 7000 cards will hopefully out perfrom my 4850x2
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