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Yeah don't worry. That are just rumours by some sites that want more clicks. We won't see the BIG Maxwell chip in the next few months. Maybe we will see some small Maxwell card, maybe even named GTX 880 like the GTX 680 was named the 680 although being a small chip, but the real big one we are all waiting for that are going to have a huge performance increase over the 780(ti)/Titan etc. is not gonna be here for a long time. If I were to give an estimate on it I would go with Nov/Dec 2014 or Jan/Feb 2015.

Of course I can be wrong, but 20nm is still pretty expensive and Nvidia pretty much want to cash in on the 780(ti) as long as possible. The more time passes the cheaper Nvidia can produce 20nm Maxwell cards. I would even go so far and bet on GM110 or whatever the big Maxwell chip is called to be, to be out very late this year or early next year.


Btw the Mobile chips are actually rebranded Kepler Chips with more Vram.
You seem to forget that even if the GTX 680 had a smaller die than GTX580 and wasnt his true successor it was still a huge improvement in games (25-30%) ... So if they release a small 28/20nm Maxwell chips and call it GTX880 but still offer performance increase over the GTX 780 TI .......... welll then what you are complaining about! GTX880>GTX780TI thats it.
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I've read those rumours too, about launching the mid-end 8 series cards first. I hope official news about launch dates and spec's (20nm or 28nm??) will come out in end of Q1 or beginning Q2 or I'll get me a 780(ti) if I can't wait.

I'm tempted to sell my 670 FTWs and get a 780Ti. Even if it's just to tide me over. BF4 and Skyrim are gagging for an extra gig of VRAM.
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I really wish Asus would come out and tell us if a 4K G-Sync 30+ inch monitor is on its way or not for 2014. If we wont see anything like that till 2015, I'll pick this one up. If not, I might just wait for the 4K

My real gripe isn't the TN or the anything like that, it's that 27 inches is a bit on the small side and I'm unwilling to pick up three of these and go surround.

I believe they showed a 28" 4K with G-Sync.
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I'm tempted to sell my 670 FTWs and get a 780Ti. Even if it's just to tide me over. BF4 and Skyrim are gagging for an extra gig of VRAM.

Yea, Skyrim and BF4 love to use just over 2 GB, Skyrim up to 3GB if modified enough.
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Ok Source Engine game players (CSGO, CSS, TF2) as well as anyone who plays any comp in any multiplayer game: Do you think 27" might be too much screen space for comp or just plain ol' serious gaming? I currently have a 24" and I honestly think much more space would be too much to track and might be disadvantageous for gaming. I also wonder if HUD elements might become too small (of course custom HUDs can change this).

Thoughts?
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oh man ASUS really knows how to tempt me. Now to decide between this or the 28" 4k Dell Monitor.
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Ok Source Engine game players (CSGO, CSS, TF2) as well as anyone who plays any comp in any multiplayer game: Do you think 27" might be too much screen space for comp or just plain ol' serious gaming? I currently have a 24" and I honestly think much more space would be too much to track and might be disadvantageous for gaming. I also wonder if HUD elements might become too small (of course custom HUDs can change this).

Thoughts?

Been gaming on a U2711 for 2 years now, and honestly 27" is perfect for gaming. 24" is too small IMHO.
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oh man ASUS really knows how to tempt me. Now to decide between this or the 28" 4k Dell Monitor.

They would be aimed at completely different uses?
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Yea, Skyrim and BF4 love to use just over a GB, Skyrim up to 3GB if modified enough.

670s have 2GB VRAM. I meant I could do with the extra gig of VRAM which would be 3GB smile.gif

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Been gaming on a U2711 for 2 years now, and honestly 27" is perfect for gaming. 24" is too small IMHO.

This. 27 FTW.
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670s have 2GB VRAM. I meant I could do with the extra gig of VRAM which would be 3GB smile.gif

I knew what you meant, I managed to put an "a" instead of "2" some how....I went back and fixed it.
    
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Ok Source Engine game players (CSGO, CSS, TF2) as well as anyone who plays any comp in any multiplayer game: Do you think 27" might be too much screen space for comp or just plain ol' serious gaming? I currently have a 24" and I honestly think much more space would be too much to track and might be disadvantageous for gaming. I also wonder if HUD elements might become too small (of course custom HUDs can change this).

Thoughts?

those are the exact games i play, I believe at first 27" will seem big to you, but after about two days of playing you get used to it...and then we you use a 24" panel you will think how small it was.
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exactly. If it was $550-600, then I think it would be a fair price...right around the same price as the pb278q. I think benq will come out with a similar monitor this year so maybe the prices will come down some probably 2015 though.

The Benq gsync 24" and 27" were announced and they are both 1080p.
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