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Vote: Are you content with your gpu until next gen consoles come out?

Poll Results: Are you going to upgrade your gpu only when next gen consoles come out?

 
  • 25% (9)
    Yes :)
  • 30% (11)
    No :(
  • 22% (8)
    No, because my current gpu is not so good and I need to upgrade soon ;)
  • 2% (1)
    It depends how fast the ps4 / xbox "720" is. I might just by a console :P
  • 19% (7)
    Need more GPU as I journey to avenge King Cailan & vanquish the Arch Demon amidst the Fifth Blight.
36 Total Votes  
post #1 of 30
Thread Starter 
Hi, was wondering if y'all plan to keep the gpu you have now and upgrade only when the next gen consoles come out in 2-5 years seeing that majority of games that come out are console ports. Vote or die.
    
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I just built my system in Feb. It was a budget build at the time. Even though I have money now to upgrade, I won't now that I'm going to college, I see no reason to upgrade. I won't bring my computer with me (my brother will use it) and will only use it when I come home during breaks. Plus I only game at 1440x900 so the 460 will be fine for years to come.
post #3 of 30
I think I'll be holding out until the next architecture.
Console ports or not, still a lot of demand for GPU power.
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post #4 of 30
Who cares about the new consoles? They never have top of the line equipment in them anyways.
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post #5 of 30
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I don't really care about consoles, but I guess I have to since everything is ported over from them to pc. So consoles are basically the "standard" and games that require a lot more gpu won't be pushed until next gen consoles get here.
    
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post #6 of 30
I'm actually pretty content with my cards for now, but at my res I'm sure they won't last me anywhere near 5 years

I'm not planning on upgrading until 2nd gen Kepler at the earliest though.
post #7 of 30
I doubt the next gen consoles will put any of us to that much shame.

If they put out as much as one of my 580's i'll be impressed.
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post #8 of 30
The new consoles from Microsoft and sony MIGHT have a 5770/5830 equivalent. Wouldn't really be much reason to lean towards better graphics because a Radeon 10,000+ Series would be out by then. A jump from the current GFX system in the PS3/Xbox 360 to a 5830 equivalent would be a HUGE jump for the console gamers.
Edited by Doodlebro - 8/18/11 at 12:09am
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Doodlebro View Post
The new consoles from Microsoft and sony MIGHT have a 5770/5830 equivalent. Wouldn't really be much reason to lean towards better graphics because a Radeon 10,000+ Series would be out by then. A jump from the current GFX system in the PS3/Xbox 360 to a 5830 equivalent would be a HUGE jump for the console gamers.
Source?
post #10 of 30
I predict, that my pc will be more powerfull than next gen.'s consles
Edited by 3dfxvoodoo - 8/18/11 at 12:17am
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