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The fact of the matter is, an AMD rep himself has said (on this very site mind you) at this point nothing has been announced, so this has to all be taken with a grain of salt. For all we know the 8 series could drop in less than 3 months, or it could be 2014.

Personally, my opinion is that it will be a chest thump by Nvidia (Titan) and a patient AMD waiting on the actual important player, the 780, to come out and then drop the new cards. Much like the Ghz edition of the 7970 is technically as of right now, the single fastest stock single gpu card, they will wait to see what Nvidia brings then drop something slightly ahead or better. And thus, the cycle begins again.
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You're going off of a Steam survey? That's quite biased.

Ok, if the Steam survey is so "biased" then show us another one that has as many users that isn't biased.
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You're going off of a Steam survey? That's quite biased.

Yes, I'm sure a neutral survey by a gaming download service who has no investment from either hardware company and is done on a broad basis with no targeting is EXTREMELY BIASED rolleyes.gif . Please enlighten us as to a better survey.
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AMD is busy fabricating chips for 3 consoles. You all don't think that's important when the company is not in the best health? It'd be stupid for them to split resources just so they could give 5 guys cards to epeen with. Sheesh some of you need to relax your grip on the mouse. And who cares if Titan comes out? If you like Titan get it. I can wait a while for AMD to deliver their console parts and get healthy again.
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I see this as a great thing, it give's them more time to concentrate on drivers and squeezing everything out of the GCN architecture as well as the new memory management specifically for the GCN architecture. All in all when the 8000 series comes out AMD will have a great base (Drivers wise) to maximize the performance of them as they've had so much time with GCN learning its quirks.

+1 to this.

That's exactly how I am looking at it. This is indeed great news for 7000 series owners.

What's so bad about that?
 
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AMD is busy fabricating chips for 3 consoles. You all don't think that's important when the company is not in the best health? It'd be stupid for them to split resources just so they could give 5 guys cards to epeen with. Sheesh some of you need to relax your grip on the mouse. And who cares if Titan comes out? If you like Titan get it. I can wait a while for AMD to deliver their console parts and get healthy again.

AMD doesn't own a fab so I have no idea what are you saying, if you mean designing that would have made more sense.
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Show me a single GPU that can play BF3 @ 120fps avg.

So in other words, you are calling them dissapointing because they cannot max out a game at 120fpsfps that came out around the same exact time as the card was released? Maybe in my many years of pc gaming I've missed it, but when was there EVER a single gpu capable of delivering 120fps+ on a brand new game maxed out (brand new as in around the same time the card was released the game was released)?

The fact is, you are dissapointed that they don't meet those unrealistic expectations. The cards themselves are stellar in my opinion.
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Yes, I'm sure a neutral survey by a gaming download service who has no investment from either hardware company and is done on a broad basis with no targeting is EXTREMELY BIASED rolleyes.gif . Please enlighten us as to a better survey.

Maybe he meant that it's a survey primarily for gamers, and that people use consumer GPU's for things other than gaming? Ex: GPGPU (Folding) or Professional content creation (CAD, Video Encoding, ect). I'm just guessing. There probably are better sources for sales figures.
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looks like it's time to sell my 6970s and cease holding out for 8970s
    
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AMD is busy fabricating chips for 3 consoles. You all don't think that's important when the company is not in the best health? It'd be stupid for them to split resources just so they could give 5 guys cards to epeen with. Sheesh some of you need to relax your grip on the mouse. And who cares if Titan comes out? If you like Titan get it. I can wait a while for AMD to deliver their console parts and get healthy again.

AMD doesn't own a fab so I have no idea what are you saying.


Stop being a Sally, you know what that means.
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