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Should I wait for kepler or 7x series?

post #1 of 11
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Guys,

Well I ended up selling my GTX570 a few weeks ago. Now I was thinking about getting a new GPU because my machine is struggling with what's left.

Should I wait until after christmas before I get a new GPU? I think that's the best option but I could end up waiting until feb couldn't I.

Comps
post #2 of 11
Wait for both, like you said wait untill after xmas because you will get January sales which could mean a little saving, but you can also compared both cards better when people have benched and binned some
post #3 of 11
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Yeah, that's pretty much what I figured out, but the issue I have is I can't play any other game but WoW and even that struggles on ultra, I have had to put it to high
post #4 of 11
could be a whole lot worse I've gone from a Gtx 470 to a ati radeon x1650 pro

waiting for xmas thinking about getting sb-e (once is been released and tested first) and im in the same boat as you which card do I get next
post #5 of 11
The stuff that is out now has been around for ages. The new kepler and HD7000 are combined 28nm shrinks AND new architecture. So you are looking at dramatic performance increases.
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You should wait like we are all doing.
 
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post #7 of 11
What card are you using right now and at what resolution?
post #8 of 11
I'm surprised Nvidia hasn't made any announcements on their upcoming GPU's, they are very tight lipped on them.

I would wait also, since i'm likely going SB-E also i wouldn't want to put current GPU's on that platform since what's out now has been around for quite a long time and prices for GTX580's seem to be rising rather than reducing. I prefer fresh tech myself....
 
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post #9 of 11
The 7900 series will be the ones with the new architecture, the rest will be the same architecture as the 6950.

But starting off, the 7850 will be on par/outperform the 6950 and come standard with 2GB of vram, I'm debating just waiting it out for the 7xxx series. Because everything at this point is a year old, I've been with the same card for over 3 years, a few more months isn't going to kill me when the "latest and greatest" is just around the corner.
    
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post #10 of 11
IF I were you I'd wait until the new refresh by bolth manufacturers rather then buying a side grade
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