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I had OCZ and Ultra power supplies die. I even had an Ultra explode in a system I built...

+1 on crappy Ultra power supplies. I had a 600w Ultra die on me after a year back in the days when I was running SLI'd 8800GT's. TigerDirect refused to replace it, saying I bought it from an OEM, not a retail outlet or from them directly. I even had a sales receipt. It supposedly had a 3 year warranty too. rolleyes.gif After that incident I wrote off Ultra/TigerDirect for any future purchase. I bought an Antec TruePower New 750 and never looked back.
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+1 on crappy Ultra power supplies. I had a 600w Ultra die on me after a year back in the days when I was running SLI'd 8800GT's. TigerDirect refused to replace it, saying I bought it from an OEM, not a retail outlet or from them directly. I even had a sales receipt. It supposedly had a 3 year warranty too. rolleyes.gif After that incident I wrote off Ultra/TigerDirect for any future purchase. I bought an Antec TruePower New 750 and never looked back.

Mine was from Tigerdirect as well...
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780's are much more power hungry than the 770's.

I waiting on the 780ti's and the 290x. Time to upgrade from the 480s. Why are you only looking at nvidia?
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I've had plenty of crossfire configs (most recently a pair of 7970 Ghz editions). Crossfire just leaves a bad taste in my mouth. Frame pacing issues that should have been fixed years ago, no access to Lightboost, flickering black screens, etc. Nvidia is by no means perfect but of the 25 or so sets of crossfire and SLi cards I have owned and tested, nvidia has been more consistent, especially lately.
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I've had plenty of crossfire configs (most recently a pair of 7970 Ghz editions). Crossfire just leaves a bad taste in my mouth. Frame pacing issues that should have been fixed years ago, no access to Lightboost, flickering black screens, etc. Nvidia is by no means perfect but of the 25 or so sets of crossfire and SLi cards I have owned and tested, nvidia has been more consistent, especially lately.

I understand. Well we will soon find out if AMD drivers got it together. Hopefully the prices will drop...
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A price drop would be nice. I can get the MSI Frozer IV's for $660 each but cheaper would be better.
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Give it a week and a half. The 780 Ti and 290x will make the current prices adjust. It would be a waste to buy now.
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