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Is it a good time to upgrade GPU's right now?

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I have around $250 and my HD 6970 that I can sell or keep. I am going to college in summer so I will most likely not be able to sell components or anything like that as I will be very pre-occupied. So for 4 years I will probably not be doing any upgrades.

Anyway, would it be a good time to upgrade right now, and what would my options be? I know GTX 6xx is coming out sometime soon, but I also know that I could either sell my 6970 and get a 7970 or I could get a 6950 and crossfire.

So what do you guys think the best option is right now?
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Odp: Is it a good time to upgrade GPU's right now?

If I were you I'd keep the 6970
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Your 6970 should be fine on all games for a year imo. I dont see any reason you should upgrade wink.gif
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I'd downgrade so you don't get distracted (personal experience) tongue.gif But otherwise, nah, don't do it. Not worth it and no reason to really...
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If you could put that $250 in the bank and use it in 2 years, itll go much further than if you bought a $450-550 card now. Crossfire would last longer though, so its a toss up.
    
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