Overclock.net › Forums › Graphics Cards › NVIDIA › Should I Pull The Trigger?
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Should I Pull The Trigger?

post #1 of 20
Thread Starter 
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130595

Considering this card. Any other recommendations? I have the sound card right above the GPU and a wireless card right under it. I can't get anything thicker than the 550. Blah. Open to opinions. Want some direction before doing it.
Olivia
(28 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-2500k @ 4.3GHz Asus Sabertooth P67 B3 EVGA GTX550 Ti - Being replaced soon... Corsair Vengeance 4x4GB 1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Corsair Force GT 120 2 - WD Caviar Black 750 WD Caviar Green 2TB WD My Book 2TB 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
LG GH22NS70 Corsair H100 Corsair SP120 High Performance Corsair AF120 High Performance 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Acer G245HQ Acer G245HQ Logitech G510 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair AX850 Corsair 600T SE Logitech G500 Steel Series S&S Solo 
AudioAudioAudioOther
Asus Essence STX Klipsch ProMedia 2.1 Vengeance 2000 7.1 Quad Mouse Rock 
OtherOtherOtherOther
Blue Lounge Sumo Blue Lounge CableBox Cyborg amBX Gaming Lights Rocketfish 10 Power Manager 
  hide details  
Reply
Olivia
(28 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-2500k @ 4.3GHz Asus Sabertooth P67 B3 EVGA GTX550 Ti - Being replaced soon... Corsair Vengeance 4x4GB 1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Corsair Force GT 120 2 - WD Caviar Black 750 WD Caviar Green 2TB WD My Book 2TB 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
LG GH22NS70 Corsair H100 Corsair SP120 High Performance Corsair AF120 High Performance 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Acer G245HQ Acer G245HQ Logitech G510 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair AX850 Corsair 600T SE Logitech G500 Steel Series S&S Solo 
AudioAudioAudioOther
Asus Essence STX Klipsch ProMedia 2.1 Vengeance 2000 7.1 Quad Mouse Rock 
OtherOtherOtherOther
Blue Lounge Sumo Blue Lounge CableBox Cyborg amBX Gaming Lights Rocketfish 10 Power Manager 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 20
I say just wait til Q1 2012 for nvidia's new gpu or Q4 2011 for AMD's new 7000 series. Personally I want to wait for the new nvidia gpus but will consider the AMD 7000 series.
Kpnamja
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-2500k ASUS P8P67 PRO Saphire R9 290 Tri-X OC G.Skill 8GB 1866Mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Seagate 500GB & 2TB Samsung 830 LG Blu-ray Thermaltake Frio 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 64-bit Asus 23.6" & Dell 27" Ducky-9008 Brown Corsair HX750 
CaseAudio
NZXT Phantom Black/Orange RX-900 
  hide details  
Reply
Kpnamja
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-2500k ASUS P8P67 PRO Saphire R9 290 Tri-X OC G.Skill 8GB 1866Mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Seagate 500GB & 2TB Samsung 830 LG Blu-ray Thermaltake Frio 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 64-bit Asus 23.6" & Dell 27" Ducky-9008 Brown Corsair HX750 
CaseAudio
NZXT Phantom Black/Orange RX-900 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 20
personally I would wait. sure a 570 is nice but I'm sure a 660 or 760 will perform just as well and be a bit more affordable with the option to sli down the road.
The Shogun
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 2500k ASRock P67 Extreme 4 Gen 3 AMD SAPPHIRE 290X 8 GB Gskill Sniper 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Crucial M4 64 GB/ Seagate 1TB corsair H50 Windows 7 Ult. Yamakasi Catleap 27" 2560 x 1440p 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G510 Corsair TX 750 v2 Rosewell Challenger Logitech G500 
Audio
Logitech Z313 
  hide details  
Reply
The Shogun
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 2500k ASRock P67 Extreme 4 Gen 3 AMD SAPPHIRE 290X 8 GB Gskill Sniper 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Crucial M4 64 GB/ Seagate 1TB corsair H50 Windows 7 Ult. Yamakasi Catleap 27" 2560 x 1440p 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G510 Corsair TX 750 v2 Rosewell Challenger Logitech G500 
Audio
Logitech Z313 
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 20
Meh, why wait. Buy now. Remember last time there was a die reduction, and guys Q1 doesn't instantly mean jan. It could be march. And look at the 6970/6990s right now, oh wait theyve run out everywhere. Get the Gtx 570 now and enjoy now

Also the 7000 series is a die reduction, not an arch change. Performance difference isn't going to be THAT big (well most likely). And it's first gen 28nm. Wait till the refresh next year for all the good stuff get 570 now and enjoy now :4
     
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 6800k Evga Micro2 Evga GTX 1080 FTW Hybrid Corsair Dominator 32GB 3200mhz (one of the stup... 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Intel 750 800gb Samsung 950 Pro 256gb with AngelWing PX1 PCIE h... Lol Corsair H80i v2 
OSOSMonitorMonitor
Windows 10 Home 64bit CentOS 7 (in VM) Dell u2311h Dell u2311h 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Leopold FC660C Silverstone 700 sfx-l Platinum thing Silverstone FT03B Logitech MX Master 
AudioAudioAudioOther
Oppo HA2 Sony XBA Z5 Blue Yeti Microphone Asus USB-AC68 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 860 asus p7p55d-e pro EVGA gtx 460 Gskill ripjaws CL9 4gb 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Western Digital Caviar Black Zalman CNPS10x Performa Windows 7 Ultimate OEM Samsung 223BW 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft ergonomics 7000 Corsair 750tx AZZA Solano 1000 Some thing 
Mouse PadAudio
some generic thing Creative Sound Blaster Arena 
  hide details  
Reply
     
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 6800k Evga Micro2 Evga GTX 1080 FTW Hybrid Corsair Dominator 32GB 3200mhz (one of the stup... 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Intel 750 800gb Samsung 950 Pro 256gb with AngelWing PX1 PCIE h... Lol Corsair H80i v2 
OSOSMonitorMonitor
Windows 10 Home 64bit CentOS 7 (in VM) Dell u2311h Dell u2311h 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Leopold FC660C Silverstone 700 sfx-l Platinum thing Silverstone FT03B Logitech MX Master 
AudioAudioAudioOther
Oppo HA2 Sony XBA Z5 Blue Yeti Microphone Asus USB-AC68 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 860 asus p7p55d-e pro EVGA gtx 460 Gskill ripjaws CL9 4gb 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Western Digital Caviar Black Zalman CNPS10x Performa Windows 7 Ultimate OEM Samsung 223BW 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft ergonomics 7000 Corsair 750tx AZZA Solano 1000 Some thing 
Mouse PadAudio
some generic thing Creative Sound Blaster Arena 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 20
It's very easy to find yourself always waiting.

There will always be new tech right around the corner.

Buy what you need to play the games you love now and little bit into the future.

The 570 will do this, you may not max everything 2560x1440, but you'll sure as hell enjoy a lot of great games at 1080p on high settings.
My Rig
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500K ASUS P8Z68-V 2x EVGA GTX 580 SLI 8GB Ripjaws 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1x WD Black 1TB 2x WD Green 2TB LITEON Sata DVD Burner Windows 7 Professional 64Bit 27" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
MS X4 CORSAIR HX 1000W HAF932 Deathadder 3g 
Mouse Pad
None 
  hide details  
Reply
My Rig
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500K ASUS P8Z68-V 2x EVGA GTX 580 SLI 8GB Ripjaws 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1x WD Black 1TB 2x WD Green 2TB LITEON Sata DVD Burner Windows 7 Professional 64Bit 27" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
MS X4 CORSAIR HX 1000W HAF932 Deathadder 3g 
Mouse Pad
None 
  hide details  
Reply
post #6 of 20
That's a strong GPU at a good price/performance.

Kepler isn't due out until February as it's been delayed. Up to you, but if your starving for a card now, then pull the trigger.

If your playing your games at least min settings and don't mind then wait.

Personally, this next gen of new 28nm fabrication from both AMD and Nvidia is focusing more on less watts per performance. Performance in cards improve approximately up to 30%. Only thing I'm leary on is being a first run and new attempt, it might have some bumps in the road. Like ATI and Nvidia did with their first run at 40nm fabrication. It wasn't until the second generation that design smoothed out and performaned as it should have in the first place.

Again, if you can play your gaming at min settings then hold off unless you can't wait on a persoal level. If your choking trying to play your favorite games or upcoming games like Battlefield 3 or Rage then make that purchase now. Those games are due out in fall and you may want to be ready.

You can always SLI a second card for even greater performance at an even lower price when pricing drops after the new series comes out. Even better price / performance at that point.

Good luck in what you choose to do. It's a strong card your looking at and EVGA is a great company for backing their products.
     
  hide details  
Reply
     
  hide details  
Reply
post #7 of 20
depends. does money come easy for you? if no then wait. if yes then get 2 gtx 580.

you don't buy current stuff knowing that new stuff is gonna come out soon. new architect + a big die shrink is alot.
:)
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
CPU Motherboard GPU RAM 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Hard Drive Optical Drive Cooler Operating System 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Monitor Keyboard Electricity Box 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Mouse Pad Ears 
  hide details  
Reply
:)
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
CPU Motherboard GPU RAM 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Hard Drive Optical Drive Cooler Operating System 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Monitor Keyboard Electricity Box 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Mouse Pad Ears 
  hide details  
Reply
post #8 of 20
Not worth waiting, buy now. Like someone had posted already, there is always something new coming out and you will find yourself always waiting for the next best thing.
My RiG
(7 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 5930k @ 4.3ghz MSI X99 Gaming 9 AC Nvidia 1080ti Corsair 16gb DDR4 2800mhz 
Hard DriveMonitorCase
Samsung EVO 500gb Benq 32" 4K IPS Caselabs Mercury S8 
  hide details  
Reply
My RiG
(7 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 5930k @ 4.3ghz MSI X99 Gaming 9 AC Nvidia 1080ti Corsair 16gb DDR4 2800mhz 
Hard DriveMonitorCase
Samsung EVO 500gb Benq 32" 4K IPS Caselabs Mercury S8 
  hide details  
Reply
post #9 of 20
the 6XX is vender only for fab production and its only 5XX on a smaller die, the 7XX(or new name) is going to keplar but it a long way off. i would get a use gpu tho, 560ti is nice @ price. dont get a overclocked card it ez to overclock them an save cash, only if u got cash to burn or only a few dollars more.
Dyslexia
(16 items)
 
  
Reply
Dyslexia
(16 items)
 
  
Reply
post #10 of 20

There are better 570s available for the same price. Like

.
Main Rig
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 2700k ASUS P8P67 WS Revolution EVGA 980 Ti SC+ Samsung 4x4GB DDR3 1866MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB Samsung BD Combo Noctua NH-D14 
OSMonitorPowerCase
Windows 10 64 bit Asus PG279Q Kingwin Lazer Platinum 1000W Silverstone Raven RV03 
  hide details  
Reply
Main Rig
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 2700k ASUS P8P67 WS Revolution EVGA 980 Ti SC+ Samsung 4x4GB DDR3 1866MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB Samsung BD Combo Noctua NH-D14 
OSMonitorPowerCase
Windows 10 64 bit Asus PG279Q Kingwin Lazer Platinum 1000W Silverstone Raven RV03 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: NVIDIA
Overclock.net › Forums › Graphics Cards › NVIDIA › Should I Pull The Trigger?