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I need an answer to change my gtx295 , or wait a couple more generations ?
I am not a tech freak, DX11 with its tesselation is not important, even Dx10 isn't . Is there any card below 200$ that outperform the 295 , and is a worthy upgrade ? Or just stay with it ?

Oh , and i game @ 1920*1080 , or 1440*900 .

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Originally Posted by Darkslayer7 View Post
I need an answer to change my gtx295 , or wait a couple more generations ?
I am not a tech freak, DX11 with its tesselation is not important, even Dx10 isn't . Is there any card below 200$ that outperform the 295 , and is a worthy upgrade ? Or just stay with it ?

Oh , and i game @ 1920*1080 , or 1440*900 .

Thanks
The 295 is about the equivalent of a 480, which is only about 10-15% slower than a 580.

I'd wait for the next gen to arrive in a few months, wait for all the impulse buyers to buy cards they don't need, and then buy the cards from them under retail a month or two later.
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Sounds like you should stick to your card for now. GTX 295 is still very powerful.
    
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Basically, your 295 equals a 470 GTX. The 295 maybe beats it in a few Dx9 games, but that's all. Now, you could probably find a GTX 560 Ti for under 200$ with some good rebates which should perform equally or better than your 295 GTX, but other than that, wait for next gen HD 7XXX Q4 11 or Q1 12 or Nvidia's 6XX which will come in Q2 2012. I say keep it for now. Nothing worth upgrading under 200$ mark.
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I don't think any card under $200 would beat a GTX 295 at DX 9
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I think you should keep the GTX 295. It is still a great card.
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I think you should keep the GTX 295. It is still a great card.
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The 295 is about the equivalent of a 480, which is only about 10-15% slower than a 580.

I'd wait for the next gen to arrive in a few months, wait for all the impulse buyers to buy cards they don't need, and then buy the cards from them under retail a month or two later.
had to go on hwbot to check this (not to offend)... and a 295 is most definitely on par with a 480..... wow

STIck WITH IT... or get another lol
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