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IMPORTANT QUESTION : BUY NOW OR WAIT MAXWELL ?

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What is better, do an upgrade now or wait next maxwell ?

I dont understand where it will coming out, many news says aroud second half of year or after summer, but generally is speaking about maxwell like a much much more powerfull than actually ( also double - possible gaming in 4K ) VGA so i fear that i spent much money now and find myself with an obsolete VGA.
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I believe in the superiority of AMD GPU's, myself. But I'd wait for Maxwell on the NVidia side or Pirates Islands on the AMD side, myself before upgrading.
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Buy now and then upgrade if Maxwell does significantly better....

Not much point in playing the waiting game especially if you don't have exact dates. There is always going to be something better around the corner.
 
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Depends on your budget. If you have money to spend then don't wait for maxwell. Buy now, enjoy it until Maxwell arrives, then sell and replenish with the latest graphics card(s) once again. Waiting is the worst thing you can do as far as computer parts go. Unless of course you know a specific date for Maxwell's release and it really was right around the corner, which, obviously, you and I don't and that includes most people not in a privileged position to know such things.

If you are limited in funds at your disposal, and believe you can hold off until Maxwell's arrival which I think will be 4th quarter this year, then do so.

But if you're like me, then you hate waiting and will give in to the temptation of buying right now!tongue.gif
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