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Hypothetical: Return 780 Ti and wait for Maxwell offerings this February?

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I was thinking of returning my 780 Ti and seeing what Maxwell architecture brought to the table next month. Am I being crazy here? There is sparse information out there on Maxwell just that the cards will feature 8 and 6GB of VRAM. I don't intend on building a new PC for the next 4-5 years.
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February?

If they had anything BIG to tease, I assume they would've showed it a few hours ago at CES....

Seemed pretty content with just showing off mobile/cloud tech and more GSYNC stuff.

There's really no push to get out the new GPU's yet from either a competition standpoint or business standpoint.

Until 780's and above stop selling for $500+ prices, they're gonna keep everything the way it is.
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Originally Posted by lacrossewacker View Post

February?

If they had anything BIG to tease, I assume they would've showed it a few hours ago at CES....

Seemed pretty content with just showing off mobile/cloud tech and more GSYNC stuff.

There's really no push to get out the new GPU's yet from either a competition standpoint or business standpoint.

Until 780's and above stop selling for $500+ prices, they're gonna keep everything the way it is.

Perhaps I am mistaken but I thought the next generation was launching next month. I'm more than content with the 780 Ti @ 1440p smile.gif

Edit: http://videocardz.com/48610/nvidia-maxwell-details-revealed-ces-2014
Edited by Internets - 1/6/14 at 12:29pm
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You can buy an evga card and use the step-up program and pay the difference.
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You can buy an evga card and use the step-up program and pay the difference.
Nice! I didn't know EVGA had such a program. I happened to buy the EVGA 780 Ti so I'll set tight for now. thumb.gif
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Nice! I didn't know EVGA had such a program. I happened to buy the EVGA 780 Ti so I'll set tight for now. thumb.gif

don't hold your breath, step up program is usless imo.. you will wait months for your upgrade card plus in my country the evga cards in the shop are way overpriced anyway
so its like waiting months plus saying an extra 100$ to get a newer card late!

just my 2 cent
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new single gpu solutions that are better than 780ti are speculated to be released in Q4 2014 with 20nm. Anything else releasing wont be stronger than your 780ti unless they release a 790 soon but there's a bunch of speculation on that too.
 
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new single gpu solutions that are better than 780ti are speculated to be released in Q4 2014 with 20nm. Anything else releasing wont be stronger than your 780ti unless they release a 790 soon but there's a bunch of speculation on that too.

if my memory serves me right, didn't the titan release last year feb, what if they do another special card?
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if my memory serves me right, didn't the titan release last year feb, what if they do another special card?

what would be the point? 780ti > titan, and 780ti is currently top dog. there is no reason to come out with anything more powerful until maxwell unless its a dual gpu in 1 card solution (790 to compete with AMD's).
 
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