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q2-q4 for midrange part

I got 770 last june but if i could go back it would be 760. Now, it's just a bit too close to buy a "higher end" part that struggles to be a lot better than midrange but costs more (~1.3x as good)
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q2-q4 for midrange part

I got 770 last june but if i could go back it would be 760. Now, it's just a bit too close to buy a "higher end" part that struggles to be a lot better than midrange but costs more (~1.3x as good)

 

My reason for wanting the 770 is that it's the 700 Series equivalent to the GTX 680, and the GTX 680 is listed in the Crysis 3 optimal system specs for the best possible experience.

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Dude... seriously, stop trolling. lol If you played through the entire single player campaign and you still don't know about the Nanosuit Upgrades, then you either didn't pay attention AT ALL, or you were drunk on the very first one because you can't advance until you grab the very first upgrade pack. Once you grab the pack, it locks you there until you either exit the upgrade screen or you upgrade. After you upgrade, Psycho says, "I hope it was worth it" or something very similar to that.

No no its all cool I remember the screen now. It's just that when I last played, it had been a long time since I had last played which was last year in like september or something. I was near the end of the game as well, so when I got back into it, I completely forgot about that screen.
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My reason for wanting the 770 is that it's the 700 Series equivalent to the GTX 680, and the GTX 680 is listed in the Crysis 3 optimal system specs for the best possible experience.

That is quite arbitrary. A 780 for example, overclock vs overclock, would perform a good ~30-40% better still

I don't feel like one gen flagship to flagship jump (580 to 680) is substantial enough for a late adopter in the face of cheaper or newer (~860) tech
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That is quite arbitrary. A 780 for example, overclock vs overclock, would perform a good ~30-40% better still

I don't feel like one gen flagship to flagship jump (580 to 680) is substantial enough for a late adopter in the face of cheaper or newer (~860) tech

 

Dude, I can't afford a GTX 780.

 

Look at how many CUDA cores the 680 and 770 have: 1536. Compare that to the wimpy 512 of the GTX 580. Compare the memory that it has too, not just the capacity. The GTX 770 should be quite a noticeable upgrade for me.

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I'm not telling you to buy one, just saying the 770 point is quite arbitrary in recommendation, they could have put basically anything there~
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Look at how many CUDA cores the 680 and 770 have: 1536. Compare that to the wimpy 512 of the GTX 580.

I see what you're saying but you can't compare cross arch, fermi and kepler are too different for that and it's obvious that 680 is not three times faster than 580

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I'm not telling you to buy one, just saying the 770 point is quite arbitrary in recommendation, they could have put basically anything there~
I see what you're saying but you can't compare cross arch, fermi and kepler are too different for that and it's obvious that 680 is not three times faster than 580

Thanks for the water tip btw wink.gif

 

hahaha you're welcome. Prepare to have better mornings from now on. I don't know HOW much better since everyone is different, but I love the results! I maximize the results by drinking nothing but Fiji water, but I'm a perfectionist like that.

 

Anyway, I believe that the results I'll get in Crysis 3 will make the ~$350 worth it.

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hahaha you're welcome. Prepare to have better mornings from now on. I don't know HOW much better since everyone is different, but I love the results! I maximize the results by drinking nothing but Fiji water, but I'm a perfectionist like that.

Anyway, I believe that the results I'll get in Crysis 3 will make the ~$350 worth it.

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/product/767?vs=829

gpu prices are already falling in UK though~ r9 280 staying cheap, 280x, 770, 290 etc falling. Not sure about US/etc
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http://www.anandtech.com/bench/product/767?vs=829

gpu prices are already falling in UK though~ r9 280 staying cheap, 280x, 770, 290 etc falling. Not sure about US/etc

 

Yeah, if they're falling here in the US, then I wouldn't know. :/ Fortunately, it's going to be 3-4 months before I'll be able to make a purchase.

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Fortunately, it's going to be 3-4 months before I'll be able to make a purchase.

I really wouldn't have the heart to purchase in q3 when maxwell releases ~q3-q4 and we've been on the current gpu gen for 2.5 years by then :0

Can see what we know in 3 months time as for timeframe for stuff popping up
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