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Here's my question and request from the group. I have three GTX 470's on water in Tri-Sli. I think one of them has finally kicked the bucket or is at least close. My dilemma is do I spend about 2k and get three GTX 580 Classifed Hydro Coppers or wait for Kepler? I haven't seen that much to know if Kelper is going to be a substantial improvement so I don't know if it will be worth the wait.
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Wait till GTX600 cards, 2 470s do the job just fine till then.
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I'd run with 2 and wait also if I was you..
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That is what I was thinking, my only hangup is there is little information on when the new cards will be released.
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That is what I was thinking, my only hangup is there is little information on when the new cards will be released.

From what I've read, Q1 2012.

I hope that's the furthest they'll be pushed back. They were supposed to be out this year.
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Here's hoping for Q1 '12! Hoping that Kelper is a fiar leap from Fermi.
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You could go team red for a while and get SLI 7970's.

They look like really good cards, certainly good enough to be gtx 580 and they "should" be released soon.
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That is what I was thinking, my only hangup is there is little information on when the new cards will be released.

does that really matter? SLI 470s should be enough for most people I would think.... anyway Nvidia is usually a bit stealthy about the release of new cards because they don't want to stick the retailers with excess inventory of older cards - I would expect a limited supply before spring hits and full on production through that time period.
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