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Im just about to upgrade my graphics from gtx 680 to possibly a 780 due to a high res monitor upgrade but ive never had a amd card before and I know the 9000 series is just around the corner what are the chances of a amd card beating nvidia cards like say a titan? Could amd possibly bring out a single gpu to beat the titan? If so ild rather wait a few months because I also know it would be cheaper too. Thanks
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if i was you i would wait, because you might see price drops due to more competition. Even if the 9000 series isn't up to par to Titan you still have your 680 atm anyway and i bet it will beat a 780. Patience is a virtue.

also i bet they will offer BF4 for free maybe even Rome total war 2 in the next NEVER SETTLE BUNDLE. From all the info atm the 9000 series is expected around october / november
    
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Germanian - I couldn't have said it better ^^
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if i was you i would wait, because you might see price drops due to more competition. Even if the 9000 series isn't up to par to Titan you still have your 680 atm anyway and i bet it will beat a 780. Patience is a virtue.

also i bet they will offer BF4 for free maybe even Rome total war 2 in the next NEVER SETTLE BUNDLE. From all the info atm the 9000 series is expected around october / november
I know thats the sensible thing to do and it makes perfect sense but I have no patients and im itching to buy now! But yeh prices will drop and its not that far away I suppose plus like you said bf4 thrown in has gotta be a bonus smile.gif
post #5 of 7
AMD has never beaten Nvidia's big die cards on the same manufacturing process.

Chances are that they wont now either.

But of course you can wait. I'm actually also currently waiting for the 9000 series. I'll wait until those cards and the 780 lightning are out along with the 780 classy and see which toy I'll get.

But honestly banking on AMD beating a titan for example is a bit silly. It's unlikely to say the least.
 
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OP waiting for HD 9970 is worth it since you already have a good card - GTX 680. if the HD 9970 is better than GTX 780 go for it else go with one of the best GTX 780 cards like a lightning . plus the BF4 bundle has been confirmed by AMD. so i would suggest you hold on to your card till Oct and then decide.
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