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post #31 of 64
Just wait for the gtx 700 series bro, or better yet the gtx 800, or...,
You know what i mean right?
post #32 of 64
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Just wait for the gtx 700 series bro, or better yet the gtx 800, or...,
You know what i mean right?

I say wait for the holographic imaging chamber.
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post #33 of 64
wait for what? gtx 690? or gtx 780? and then what after one year waiting....wait for gtx 880? hahaha

gtx 680 is already the best single gpu on the market right now... go with a budget get the best you can afford...and enjoy !

if you plan to watercool --> reference
if you dont plan to watercool --> non reference
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post #34 of 64
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Originally Posted by Droogie View Post

MSI is fine, TD customer service isn't as good as newegg, but they're not bad. Personally, I prefer MSI over any brand for their non reference cooling. Too bad they don't have a Twin Frozr 680 yet.

Thanks +rep. They asked me for my SS#, I did not give it to them. What is that all about?

Side question. Am I insane for selling my 6950's for a 680?
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Personally, I'm waiting on the non-reference Asus/MSI/Galaxy models. I have a case that can handle interior airflow, so I might as well take advantage of that.

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Thanks +rep. They asked me for my SS#, I did not give it to them. What is that all about?
Side question. Am I insane for selling my 6950's for a 680?

The only thing I've bought from them online was my laptop. Everything else has been in store (CompUsa). Usually, I just order from Newegg. I don't remember them asking me for my SS#. I'd ask why. That seems unusual.
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post #37 of 64
I'm always one gen late when buying cards, now that the 7970 is out, i bought 6970 lightning.
Why? It's cheaper that way, my lightning can run any game out there at max, why do i need to buy the expensive 7970 lightning now?
Maybe After the release of 8970 lightning.
post #38 of 64
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Originally Posted by Elvandar View Post

Should wait for non-reference cards. Far better cooling and better clock speeds

Everybodys always says far better clock speeds, but in practice I rarely see it. Cooler and quieter yes. While it can sometime result in better clock speeds that is not always the case on a non-reference card. You are still playing the Silicon lottery and you can definitely still lose.
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post #39 of 64
Something is always going to be coming out so if you go by that you will always be waiting. I say just get the card now you will be happy. If you where going to wait, I would just say wait when some non reference cards come out like the twin frozer cards.
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Something is always going to be coming out so if you go by that you will always be waiting. I say just get the card now you will be happy. If you where going to wait, I would just say wait when some non reference cards come out like the twin frozer cards.

Exactly...Worrying about whats fixing to come out in the electronics world will drive you nuts! I mean for crying out loud the 680 just came out and people are already talking about the next big thing! What makes you think it will be any different a few months down the road? There is always something "coming soon."
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