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The GTX 780 came out today and the GTX 770 will relese in one week to the day on may 30
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if you want Nvidia wait for GTX 770 coming on 30th. a faster clocked GTX 680 with faster memory.

how much do you think will the 770 cost? how much vram?
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how much do you think will the 770 cost? how much vram?

2 GB VRAM. rumoured price USD 400 - 450.
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2 GB VRAM. rumoured price USD 400 - 450.

$200 tops i'll get one.
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Well.....Just saw some convincing benchmarks/real world gameplay and stats of the 7970ghz Edition tongue.gif. For 20-40 USD cheaper, I get a bit more performance than a 680 at stock, more vRam, and a better overclocker.

The more I read the more I remember why I love AMD, they need to pick up their driver slack.

Unless the 8000 series cards are coming out within the next 3-4 weeks when I get my paycheck, I think I'll be going with AMD again.

Will feel good to have a full AMD build once again...seems like nvidia is turning more into the Intel computer market. Very expensive, and in most cases, not a noticeable increase in performance.
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7970
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What monitor do you have now?

What is your monitor resolution?
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Out of these options, the 7970. I'd wait for the Nvidia GeForce 770 or AMD Radeon HD 9970 though. (yeah, they're skipping 8000 series)
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Out of these options, the 7970. I'd wait for the Nvidia GeForce 770 or AMD Radeon HD 9970 though. (yeah, they're skipping 8000 series)

I would also choose the HD 7970. But I wouldn't get a GTX 770 especially with Nvidia pricing practice. Seing the GTX 780 at 650$. I bet the rebranded GTX 680, the GTX 770, will be priced around 500$+.

If you absolutely want Nvidia, get a GTX 680 used, the marketplaces will be flooded with them and they will be priced at around 375$.

The HD 8xxx series is not skipped but it is OEM and will be mostly used in laptops and notebooks (mobile). It is a rebranded HD 7xxx.

Personnally, I am waiting for HD 9970 (Volcanic Island)



@OP, it is your choice. you have my complete opinion on this. I'll post a graph for you and you can see where your GTX 570 is located. The GTX 770 will be around the HD 7970 and GTX 680 positions. And the GTX 780 will be over the HD 7970 at around 65 fps.


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this HD 7970 for 330usd AR
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