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What is after the 980TI??

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I currently have SLI'ed 780 Hydro Classifieds and I am wanting to get a 980TI. Mainly for the 6GB of VRAM and I will probably SLI in the future but I figure it's a sidegrade from 780 SLI, just more vram.

Is it worth waiting for the next cards, if so, when is that?
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Do you feel lacking in any of the games or prgrams you currently run ? If not, I'd hold off the purchase of the 980ti. Its not a bad card by any metric, its just will loose its value come 2016 Q2 /Q3. Besides, I'm assuming you'd want to put them into you custom loop which requires additional investment apart form the card itself. If you do feel lacking though, I'd say you should get the 980ti as you'd basically be more than doubling the current performance of your SLI 780's.
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I think it would be worth it. More Vram, smoother gameplay as a single gpu, and, not having to deal with sli issues makes the move worth it "IMO".

However, if you don't find sli a pain to deal with and most games you play are fine with 3gb Vram it is worth waiting.
     
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