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Poll Results: What would you do?

 
  • 4% (1)
    Upgrade to Rampage III Black Edition
  • 12% (3)
    Upgrade to Sandy Bridge
  • 83% (20)
    Don't upgrade and save money
24 Total Votes  
post #11 of 16
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Okay i guess the next upgrades will be the GPU... either GTX6XX or HD7XXX depending on which gives best performance for £ ratio

till the I'll settle my spending thirst with a G700 and new bluetooth xbox mic
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post #12 of 16
Wait for kepler or southern islands, gtx 460 sli is more than enough for the time being.
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post #13 of 16
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kepler ... southern islands? what is this code name business?? (interpretation) what you chattin foo'!! (interpretation of that) derp (interpretation of that) what are they? :S
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post #14 of 16
kepler is gtx 700, southern islands = amd 7000. Both are supposed to be more dramatic increases than 400 to 500 was
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post #15 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by rob3342421 View Post
kepler ... southern islands? what is this code name business?? (interpretation) what you chattin foo'!! (interpretation of that) derp (interpretation of that) what are they? :S
New graphics cards, souther islands are AMD, kepler is nvidia.
They are meant to be here late this year, or early next year (from what I heard, may not be true).
They are going to be 28nm, so a lot more efficient (nvidia says 3x more performance per watt)
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post #16 of 16
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New graphics cards, souther islands are AMD, kepler is nvidia.
They are meant to be here late this year, or early next year (from what I heard, may not be true).
They are going to be 28nm, so a lot more efficient (nvidia says 3x more performance per watt)
oh good i'll wait then and invest in a new gpu ;D
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