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So my 4850 1gig has treated me well for a long time now, but I think it's time to put her to rest.

Should I...
Buy a 580 or 570 now and sli later when they're cheaper.
Buy 580 or 570 now and wait till keplar then upgrade to 6xx
or
Bite down and just wait for Southern Island and Keplar to release when 5xx will be cheaper

I know this should be a pretty obvious answer (last one) but I find it extremely hard waiting....

I'll be playing on a single monitor at 1920x1080 120hz
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Should wait for SI (HD7XXX), even if you decide you want to with Nvidia, they will probably lower the 5XX pricing to help compete with SI until they release something themselves.
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Originally Posted by K3VL4R View Post
Should wait for SI (HD7XXX), even if you decide you want to with Nvidia, they will probably lower the 5XX pricing to help compete with SI until they release something themselves.
That's what I was thinking......damn waiting sucks.
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the 560 Ti is a pretty dang good card, and beats a 580 by a lot when SLI
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post #5 of 5
Quote:
Originally Posted by EM2J View Post
That's what I was thinking......damn waiting sucks.
I am just trying to get people their best bang for their buck. Though, there is no use waiting if you want to game now and do not mind what the current market has to offer.

I am waiting for SI myself, as I want to see how the die shrink will affect temps and OC'ing.
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