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Hey guys i was wondering if i could get some opinions from others about which route i should take for building my nxt pc. I'm looking for something that will be future-proof but also not breaking the bank. I'm currently looking at this card right now http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130683. Soo help me out guys i really need some input!

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That link doesn't work for me

I think you should either buy a GTX570 or wait for Southern Islands/Keplar
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130683

Also what is Southern Islands/Keplar ?
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Southern Islands is the codename assigned to AMD's next range of graphics processors, and Keplar is that for nVidia's new line.

That card would be good but i don't think one of them is future proof. Having two in SLI could be but i don't think one will cut it.
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He doesn't need to buy two at once to be "future proof". He just needs to decide if he needs another one before they stop making them.

I think that is a fine card, and paying $40 more for double the VRAM doesn't seem unreasonable in my opinion, especially if SLI is a consideration for the future.
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