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anyone knows anything about the new coming 600 series graphic?
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As far as my research has gone(a fair amount), I know it'll be the newer and better architecture: 28nm. Cooling, temperatures, TDP, etc. is supposed to be phenomenal. Um, NVIDIA is delaying it to Q1-Q2 of 2012, while AMD is releasing their 7000 series with the same architecture by Q3-Q4 of this year(probably November, December-ish) Tri-sli-ing GTX 580's sounds great, but if you're patient, I'm sure you could go and tri-sli GTX 680's next year, with less worry about heat, noise, and not have pet peeves about something like you not having PCI E. 3.0 cards.. um the latest DX or OpenGL... things like that. x]. My final thoughts: Wait. You know what they say... "Good things come to those who wait."(especially when it comes to the tech world) . But that's just my opinion. Hope I helped!
    
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i was about to go tri-sli 3GB 580s, but now i'm gonna wait
    
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If 680s don't prove to be beasts compared to 580s you can still do the 580 setup for even less money once the 6xx hits.
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post #5 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by huhh View Post
If 680s don't prove to be beasts compared to 580s you can still do the 580 setup for even less money once the 6xx hits.
I completely 100% agree. ^^
    
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... "Good things come to those who wait
While people are waiting, I'll be flying sky high on my J-10, dropping bombs and pwning schiit up in the air in bf3.

You can wait for the rest of your life. It isn't going to get you anywhere. 600 series comes out Q1 2012. Act now or never. Grabbing 2 more 580's in 3 way sli is stupidity due to diminishing returns. Wouldn't even bother with 2 either, unless the resolution was higher than 1080p. Stick with the 580 that you got, and make decisions when bf3 benchies are out.
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As far as my research has gone(a fair amount), I know it'll be the newer and better architecture: 28nm. Cooling, temperatures, TDP, etc. is supposed to be phenomenal. Um, NVIDIA is delaying it to Q1-Q2 of 2012, while AMD is releasing their 7000 series with the same architecture by Q3-Q4 of this year(probably November, December-ish) Tri-sli-ing GTX 580's sounds great, but if you're patient, I'm sure you could go and tri-sli GTX 680's next year, with less worry about heat, noise, and not have pet peeves about something like you not having PCI E. 3.0 cards.. um the latest DX or OpenGL... things like that. x]. My final thoughts: Wait. You know what they say... "Good things come to those who wait."(especially when it comes to the tech world) . But that's just my opinion. Hope I helped!
oh ok. now i gonna wait ! i plan not to water cool my current GPU until i get the 680's and then water cool it hehehe
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Buy now and enjoy, if you want to, sell it down the road and upgrade.
Edited by nagle3092 - 8/22/11 at 10:10pm
 
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If 680s don't prove to be beasts compared to 580s you can still do the 580 setup for even less money once the 6xx hits.
i think 680's will be the beast because they implemented new architecture in it. so hope Nvidia won't disappoint us
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i was about to go tri-sli 3GB 580s, but now i'm gonna wait
yea haha. can power supply ax1200 support 3 way SLI?
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