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6950 CF in Aug, or wait it out until 7900 in Q4

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  • 26% (4)
    6950 CF in mid-Aug
  • 73% (11)
    wait until Q4 79xxCF
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post #1 of 7
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I will probably get a BD just after launch, so thats late September

I could 6950 CF in under 30 days, or wait and see what 1 6950 does with the above. But if I made it to basically Oct, that is Q4

now an AMD worker just said in a mid-July interview that 7900 is set for Q4 2011

Quote:
AMD's Graphics Core Next Gen architecture is scheduled to appear in products due in Q4, 2011, as both Eric Demers and Rick Bergman confirmed for us. It is likely they will use TSMC's 28nm process, and have a dual architecture split like Northern Islands.
on the last page of http://www.rage3d.com/interviews/amd...ers_july_2011/

I keep changing my mind, and will more

So CF in Aug and love it, or basically wait until probably Dec and love it even more
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I would definitely wait for the 79xx series. DX11/Tessellation performance will hopefully be alot better on them.
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I hope the 7950 2GB releases in Nov @>$300
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If you have the extra money, do it now. If not, don't do something you would regret.
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I might just CF in Aug while I know for sure I'll have the $$$, and then upgrade next summer

that works too
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November likely.

http://seekingalpha.com/article/2810...all-transcript

We also passed several critical milestones in the second quarter as we prepare our next-generation 28-nanometer graphics family. We have working silicon in-house and remain on track to deliver the first members of what we expect will be another industry-leading GPU family to market later this year. We expect to be at the forefront of the GPU industry's transition to 28-nanometer.
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November likely.

http://seekingalpha.com/article/2810...all-transcript

We also passed several critical milestones in the second quarter as we prepare our next-generation 28-nanometer graphics family. We have working silicon in-house and remain on track to deliver the first members of what we expect will be another industry-leading GPU family to market later this year. We expect to be at the forefront of the GPU industry's transition to 28-nanometer.
I could always bury the money in the woods for safe keeping
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