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Would you wait for 8000m or grab a 7970m ?

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Should I wait for the 8xxx mobile cards to be released or grab a laptop with the 7970m now ?
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Either or wouldn't be too bad. If you're down to play the waiting game and have the cash, I'd wait patiently for new line of cards. Though you wouldn't be disappointed with the 7970 either. Overall, I'd wait to compare thumb.gif
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if you need the card now. get it now. i think ur hurting urself more not having a card then waiting for a card.. u will be happy with performance either way smile.gif
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I am not missing really missing out because I can game on my desktop so I think I am going to wait a week or two for more info then just grab the 7970m it looks decent !
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