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Sounds really far away, that's why I upgraded to a 3570k instead of waiting for Haswell...

So what do you think? Should I just jump on the $400 680 or no?

IMO, If you must hurry, Yes buy it now...since you probably can sell your card before the 7xx series came out (around September - December)
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Well,I would go for the 680, I would not give the money with which I could build a strong rig for 1 piece of hardware alone. That's just me though,your money,your decision my friend. Besides,you can sell it later. Cheers.
   
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Originally Posted by Swag View Post

Sounds really far away, that's why I upgraded to a 3570k instead of waiting for Haswell...

So what do you think? Should I just jump on the $400 680 or no?

IMO, If you must hurry, Yes buy it now...since you probably can sell your card before the 7xx series came out (around September - December)

I will probably not be selling it since it is only 15% in performance increase. I do not play too much games on the PC anyways, I just want it to complete my build and be able to play the games I want! Also, I always buy GPUs after 2 years with the current GPU, it has been 3 years since I have had my GPU so it is time for me to upgrade! I don't mind being left back in the 600-series because I know a lot of people are even still using the 400-series! tongue.gif
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I will probably not be selling it since it is only 15% in performance increase. I do not play too much games on the PC anyways, I just want it to complete my build and be able to play the games I want! Also, I always buy GPUs after 2 years with the current GPU, it has been 3 years since I have had my GPU so it is time for me to upgrade! I don't mind being left back in the 600-series because I know a lot of people are even still using the 400-series! tongue.gif

Check my rig to see what card I use to game with.
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I will probably not be selling it since it is only 15% in performance increase. I do not play too much games on the PC anyways, I just want it to complete my build and be able to play the games I want! Also, I always buy GPUs after 2 years with the current GPU, it has been 3 years since I have had my GPU so it is time for me to upgrade! I don't mind being left back in the 600-series because I know a lot of people are even still using the 400-series! tongue.gif

Check my rig to see what card I use to game with.
biggrin.gif

Lol, 4890. tongue.gif I've been using a 5770 for the last 3 years. Imagine that, it was the cheapest GPU that was decent at its time! I loved it and it has served me well the past years! I just need a new one since I want to upgrade and the fact that it blew up when my PSU blew up. wink.gif
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