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PC Gaming forever!!!!!!! It will never die and will always be better than consolo gaming that's for sure.

It's good to see competition and that gpu sales are climbing as OP said,but I gotta say It surprises me how long new gpu series are taking to be released from both nvidia and AMD.
 
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PC Gaming forever!!!!!!! It will never die and will always be better than consolo gaming that's for sure.

It's good to see competition and that gpu sales are climbing as OP said,but I gotta say It surprises me how long new gpu series are taking to be released from both nvidia and AMD.
Why do we need the new series out now though? Our cards can play everything out there. Why not let them have time to refine and come up with new ideas. We really do not need a one year turn over rate. I think that stuff is ridiculous. No one has time to enjoy what they have when companies are just pumping out new things for the sake of new things. Lets finally wait and have a little true innovation here.

Also AMD said that the 6xxx series is in such high demand still there is no reason for them to feel pressured to release the 7xxx series. Let them work on it! Enjoy what you have!
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Trickle effect. BF3 is such an amazing game it results to higher sales for plenty of other companies: Intel, NVIDIA, AMD, ASUS (and all other motherboard manufacturers), etc. Even those that already had a great build, may have gone out to buy a second GTX560Ti/570/580/etc.
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I hope hardware manufacturers take note of this and push game developers to code their future games for the PC. I also hope game developers take note of this and realize that the PC gaming community still has a large amount of followers and if they make GOOD games that push PC limits continually, consumers will be more likely to build a computer than to purchase a console and play the quality of games that PC enthusiasts were playing 2 years ago.

I realize BF3 doesn't push limits as far as some games that have already been out for a while, but Crysis doesn't look better than BF3; much of it's demand comes from poor coding...and Metro 2033 doesn't look as good as BF3 IMO, but definitely takes a fair amount more power to run.
 
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Why do we need the new series out now though? Our cards can play everything out there. Why not let them have time to refine and come up with new ideas. We really do not need a one year turn over rate. I think that stuff is ridiculous. No one has time to enjoy what they have when companies are just pumping out new things for the sake of new things. Lets finally wait and have a little true innovation here.

Also AMD said that the 6xxx series is in such high demand still there is no reason for them to feel pressured to release the 7xxx series. Let them work on it! Enjoy what you have!
I don't see why you'd feel this way. I had my 5770s through the 6xxx line up and it didn't make them any less enjoyable. They didn't start performing poorly because something newer came out. If they didn't release new cards every year wouldn't that cut their profits and funds available for research and development and possibly slow down the progress?
    
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I don't see why you'd feel this way. I had my 5770s through the 6xxx line up and it didn't make them any less enjoyable. They didn't start performing poorly because something newer came out. If they didn't release new cards every year wouldn't that cut their profits and funds available for research and development and possibly slow down the progress?
I agree, if you don't "need" to upgrade and feel that your current hardware is powerful enough, nothing says you are obligated to upgrade. I like the speed at which new tech is released.

If you don't like the rate at which tech is released because you can't afford to keep up...well...that is a poor reason to feel that way. If that is the case, you can say that about almost every consumer product out.
 
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I agree, if you don't "need" to upgrade and feel that your current hardware is powerful enough, nothing says you are obligated to upgrade. I like the speed at which new tech is released.

If you don't like the rate at which tech is released because you can't afford to keep up...well...that is a poor reason to feel that way. If that is the case, you can say that about almost every consumer product out.
At what point did not being able to afford new hardware come into this discussion?

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At what point did not being able to afford new hardware come into this discussion?

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When I suggested it is a possible reason for why you want GPU manufacturers to slow down the rate of new product releases.

You mentioned that current hardware is 'enough' and that we should enjoy what we have...well in a sense yes, but myself and a friend of mine have been kicking around the idea of doing 3D Surround/Eyefinity setups and current GPU's are limiting if you are looking into a triple 2560x1600 setup.
 
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I would love to see that happen, but I personally think it won't until integrated graphics usurp discrete graphics. I believe console gamers enjoy the simplicity of it "just working" (even though there are definite QC issues on consoles as well).
Yeah no kidding. *Glares at the Xbox 360 QC department.*

Edit: @ the guys saying that they are tired of constant hardware releases above: cmon guys, you're on OCN for the purpose of having a screaming fast computer, not to save money!
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When I suggested it is a possible reason for why you want GPU manufacturers to slow down the rate of new product releases.

You mentioned that current hardware is 'enough' and that we should enjoy what we have...well in a sense yes, but myself and a friend of mine have been kicking around the idea of doing 3D Surround/Eyefinity setups and current GPU's are limiting if you are looking into a triple 2560x1600 setup.
Dual 3GB 6990? Since money isn't an issue shouldn't that be enough to drive it? You have some hefty requirements there dude! That's nuts. Huge resolution party.

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Yeah no kidding. *Glares at the Xbox 360 QC department.*

Edit: @ the guys saying that they are tired of constant hardware releases above: cmon guys, you're on OCN for the purpose of having a screaming fast computer, not to save money!
I did not say I am tired of them as when it comes to GPUs I love to upgrade. I was just trying to say that we don't all have to be in such a rush to just buy something that is new for the sake of it being new. We should enjoy what we have if it does the job well enough and so far my 6950 has taken everything at max, so relax... wait a while.

You know, or not.

Whatever.
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