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Should I upgrade to a gtx 670 or wait for next gen consoles?

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as of right now next gen consoles (PS4, Xbox 720) are looking like they are going to be great but right now im kind of freaking out that theyre gonna be better than gaming pcs (D:) should i upgrade my pc to a gtx 670 (from a gtx 570) or buy a next gen console? (assuming they're are going to cost $400-$500)
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A console will always be locked out (Untill geohot comes back wink.gif ) But they will never be better, for example the PS3's GFX card is more or less the same as Intel HD4000, you will be better off with the 670 tbh
     
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I'm still scared that the next gen consoles will somehow be better than my PC
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Could you post your current pc specs?
     
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I'm still scared that the next gen consoles will somehow be better than my PC
You can wait for nvidia 7xx or amd 8xxx. You will scared no more.
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Yes, you can wait for the nVidia 7xx and the following AMD, the 8xxx series will be a rebrand for OEM use, the name/number is yet to be revealed
     
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