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Thats great news for me, didn't want to upgrade again.

I went from 5870s to 6970s to 7970s, and now, I will skip this Generation (please I need to believe what I just said)
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post #12 of 62
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Originally Posted by KaRLiToS View Post

Thats great news for me, didn't want to upgrade again.
I went from 5870s to 6970s to 7970s, and now, I will skip this Generation (please I need to believe what I just said)
Slower progress is in no way great news. Your older cards won't suddenly stop being good when new and better products release.
If you want to have the best, then you must spend the most.
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post #13 of 62
Quote:
Originally Posted by Arni90 View Post

Slower progress is in no way great news. Your older cards won't suddenly stop being good when new and better products release.
If you want to have the best, then you must spend the most.
He said good news to him.
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post #14 of 62
If the rumours are true that's good to hear as I was intending to skip next gen. The only thing that annoys me about my current GPU is difficulty finding a waterblock for it. =P
     
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post #15 of 62
just another made up rumor, so that ppl don't stop buying current gen cards. wink.gif

sea island's gonna be powerful. and nv is worried that kepler stocks will go waste.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Arni90 View Post

I thought the 8800-series of GPUs were supposed to match up to the 670 and 680?
Now the 8900-series is +15% of 7970GHz Edition, even granting the 7970 GHz Edition a +5% on the 680 would mean the lineup would be incredibly tight with the 8950 at +10% over the 680 and the 8970 at +20%.

Mr lives under rock , the 7950/7970 equals the 670/680.
    
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post #17 of 62
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Mr lives under rock , the 7950/7970 equals the 670/680.

cough* exceeds cough* happysmiley.gif
Edited by supergamer - 10/13/12 at 8:24am
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Quote:
Originally Posted by supergamer View Post

just another made up rumor, so that ppl don't stop buying current gen cards. wink.gif
sea island's gonna be powerful. and nv is worried that kepler stocks will go waste.

Please if you do that kind of comments, can you please provide a source. Without any source, your comment is garbage and speculation more than this thread.
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post #19 of 62
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Mr lives under rock , the 7950/7970 equals the 670/680.
The 670 is on average tied with the 7970 and the 680 is on average tied with the 7970 GHz Edition at 1920x1080 resolution.
I'm not denying the 7970 edges out the 680 at higher resolutions like 2560x1600 or 5760x1080, but that doesn't change the fact that the majority of people are sitting with 1920x1080 monitors.
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post #20 of 62
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Quote:
Originally Posted by supergamer View Post

just another made up rumor, so that ppl don't stop buying current gen cards. wink.gif
sea island's gonna be powerful. and nv is worried that kepler stocks will go waste.

Yes because Charlie is known for journalism that's in Nvidia's best interests.
 
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