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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 #21 of 30
Quote:
Originally Posted by Hawk777th View Post
Who cares about the new consoles? They never have top of the line equipment in them anyways.
This. The hardware used in the new consoles will end up being stuff we used 2 years ago.
Edited by That Guy - 8/18/11 at 1:00am
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post #22 of 30
Perfectly fine
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post #23 of 30
My GTX480 will walk all over the PS4 and Xbox720
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post #24 of 30
I upgrade when I see enough games that can benefit from a upgrade. That been said I was hoping my 4890 CF would last until kepler but as there are a lot of games that wont run with all the candy I'm tempted to pick up a 570
    
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post #25 of 30
I vote for none of the above options. I'll upgrade when I fell I I need to or fancy it if there's a an exceptional deal. If next gen gpu's came out and were getting 2x fps against my card (equivelent price range) then i'd buy one. Consoles wouldn't factor into the eqation in any way shape or form.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Nicnivian View Post
I think I'll be holding out until the next architecture.
Console ports or not, still a lot of demand for GPU power.
^^^this^^^

Quote:
Originally Posted by BigCactus View Post
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.
Not every games a console port, it's mostly mainstream consumer junk (like cod), and especially, terrible film spin-offs that look terrible even by console standards.
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post #26 of 30
No I definitely need an upgrade, look at my sig ;p
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post #27 of 30
fairly sure my card will rape any console for years to come
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post #28 of 30
Some of the best games will be console ports form now on for one very important reason. Developers are here to make money.

Consoles have a much greater profit margin and potential profits.

Even the most popular games on PC now are designed for low-end computers such as Blizzard games and Source games. Smart developers want their games to reach the widest audience and really could care less about the people with 2500Ks and GTX 580s.

That being said, console games look like garbage.
    
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post #29 of 30
Yah I'm happy with what I have right now. Just got my rig last week, I probably won't have to upgrade any major components like my GPU or CPU for 2 years or so. I may upgrade small stuff like my case. If I absolutely have to I would add another 560ti for SLI if I need some more juice but I don't think I will have to so I am just going to wait 18-24 months before I buy another single GPU
post #30 of 30
Switching to 1920X1200 monitor, crysis warhead actually seams faster? So I want also GTA 4 + ENB with SSAO to run at 60 FPS not 37! But if GTA 5 comes along and my gtx 580 are good enough I will probably wait and see.

EDIT: Just to be accurate; in GTA 4 I still run in 1680X1050(monitor scale up), FPS would fall to 21.5 otherwise.
Edited by G woodlogger - 8/18/11 at 12:23pm
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