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So in less then 2 weeks my tax return will show up and I am in need of a new gpu,

So do I get the 560 ti hawk or wait for the 7850 2Gb which is rumored to be set at $250?
    
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I am wondering this too. That 7850 looked real nice.
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Well, maybe the 7850 will be released in those two weeks! smile.gif I'd hold off until it did.
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Originally Posted by banging34hzs View Post

So in less then 2 weeks my tax return will show up and I am in need of a new gpu,
So do I get the 560 ti hawk or wait for the 7850 2Gb which is rumored to be set at $250?

Id say let your ole' 520 gallop a few steps further, and hold off for the release.

The 78xx could end up being great value for your money.
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Originally Posted by banging34hzs View Post

So in less then 2 weeks my tax return will show up and I am in need of a new gpu,
So do I get the 560 ti hawk or wait for the 7850 2Gb which is rumored to be set at $250?

i have heard arround the $250 mark smile.gif
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Originally Posted by raptorxrx View Post

Well, maybe the 7850 will be released in those two weeks! smile.gif I'd hold off until it did.

this i would wait for it.. it looks like i beast for its price
http://videocardz.com/ati/radeon-7000/radeon-7850
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So its rumored to hit this month and yet nothing has show up so far, I also am not a fan of ref cards would perfer an after market msi card or i may just end up getting a refurbed msi hawk
    
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I'd say wait since it is only supposed to be a couple more weeks.
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Easy answer is easy! Hold out man. The new 78XX cards are looking like they will be a brutal value. The power consumption should be very very low so going Xfire at a later date will be very easy if you have a low wattage PSU.
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post #9 of 9
Definitely wait. I don't know about the 7850 but the 7870 is supposed to be on par with a 6970 so I'd say wait it out.
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