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    2 Years
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post #41 of 45
I usually upgrade "before it's too late". Usually every 2-3 years.

There is triggers...upgrade itch...or new game coming out.

I'm about to upgrade, BF4 is my trigger. I'm playing a lot of Battlefield with my buds w/voice...usually a clan server. So, the game becomes ALMOST the only one I play.

As I had a 560Ti in SLI combo (1GB cards) and I gave one away to my kid, I'm left with a single 560Ti 1GB with BF4 coming...it's still holding up for BF3 MP 1920 X 1200 60Hz V-SYNC on, everything on HIGH.

But I'm looking for either: 2 x 760s in SLI, 2 x 770s in SLI (if prices drop after AMD's new cards release), 1 x 780 or maybe 1 x R9 290X IF IT DELIVERS!!!!!

Resolutions will still be 1920 X 1200 60Hz V-Sync ON.....
post #42 of 45
Went from 4870x2 in october 2008 to gtx 680 in January 2013 so over 4 years. I only upgraded because BOTH of mine were dead. They were terrible anyway.

Of course, now that I can actually afford to upgrade my computer more often (it's not that I couldn't before, it's just that other things took priority so long as my computer worked) that will probably become more frequent. Already eyeing 780 sli, but I hardly even game anymore so that wouldn't be worth the money. They're just sexy though biggrin.gif
Edited by Hydroplane - 9/29/13 at 7:25pm
 
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post #43 of 45
I switch way too often, in the past year I've changed out the following:
6850 > 6850 CF > 7770 > GTX 460 > HD 7950 > GTX 670 > Upgrading this year.
post #44 of 45
It just depends on how much extra cash I have laying around.
post #45 of 45
Anywhere from 1-2 Years depending on if i have the money or not.
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