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Originally Posted by Pragmatist View Post

Pascal might be just around the corner though. I am personally waiting for it instead of getting a 980ti, but you probably want a decent graphics card now, I guess.

That is irrational really. Pascal MIGHT be around corner or MIGHT be not. I personally think it will be near 2017 more or even in 2017.

BUT even if it could be in second half of 2016- you can always sell your 980 Ti (which will be new with warranty) and add couple extra bucks and upgrade to Pascal.

So, upgrade now and don't worry about Pascal. 980 Ti will resell very well smile.gif
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That is irrational really. Pascal MIGHT be around corner or MIGHT be not. I personally think it will be near 2017 more or even in 2017.

BUT even if it could be in second half of 2016- you can always sell your 980 Ti (which will be new with warranty) and add couple extra bucks and upgrade to Pascal.

So, upgrade now and don't worry about Pascal. 980 Ti will resell very well smile.gif

I actually spoke with someone claiming to be an Nvidia Customer Service Rep. It sounds like Pascal will be announced in April, and ship in June (according to him). Of course, I think that lines up with rumors floating around the internet, so it could be just that... a rumor.

A 980 Ti is way more than enough for 3440x1440 monitor, especially BF4 and Skyrim. In fact, you will be able to max out both games and maintain 60 FPS easily.
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Originally Posted by Benny89 View Post

That is irrational really. Pascal MIGHT be around corner or MIGHT be not. I personally think it will be near 2017 more or even in 2017.

BUT even if it could be in second half of 2016- you can always sell your 980 Ti (which will be new with warranty) and add couple extra bucks and upgrade to Pascal.

So, upgrade now and don't worry about Pascal. 980 Ti will resell very well smile.gif

It should be released in summer after computex, or just after that according to the rumours. I have 780ti in sli, so I rather wait.

Edit: Mad Pistol beat me to it.
Edited by Pragmatist - 3/1/16 at 5:05pm
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Wait for Pascal IMO.
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980ti runs 4k with no issues. No need to max out AA, FXAA ect on 4k and you shall receive the coveted 60fps
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I get over 100 fps with my 980ti on a 30" 2560x1600 playing BF4 with everything set to ultra...... so yes, its enough. Pascal (the non $1200 first version) is at minimum 12 months away.. closer to 14-16 months.
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I actually already have a 980 TI. I was just wondering about the wide screen thing. I have a U2715 now, which is beautiful. But I was thinking of going to the Dell U3415W. I was wondering if it was much of an upgrade over my 27 inch I have now....
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I actually already have a 980 TI. I was just wondering about the wide screen thing. I have a U2715 now, which is beautiful. But I was thinking of going to the Dell U3415W. I was wondering if it was much of an upgrade over my 27 inch I have now....

It's pretty much your 27 inch 1440p monitor but expanded into a 21:9 format. You should probably check one out in person if you can before buying. Some people consider 34 inch ultra wides to be too tiny compared to a 40 inch 4k display and not worth the price.
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post #19 of 34
Hands down, there are only few games that cannot be maxed out on 980Ti on 3440x1440, most of them being unoptimized crap that no one should buy.
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I actually already have a 980 TI. I was just wondering about the wide screen thing. I have a U2715 now, which is beautiful. But I was thinking of going to the Dell U3415W. I was wondering if it was much of an upgrade over my 27 inch I have now....

I have U3415W now and I upgraded from U2515H. Difference in huge. See here, picture is your current 27 inch screen and black bars on the sides is how bigger it will get:



Although be aware of backlight bleed and a bit of coil whine, I exchanged my Dell U3415W two times and all of them has that so this is normal thing for them.
Edited by Krzych04650 - 3/2/16 at 3:30pm
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ya and 1440p is 3.69 so your point is? My point was "It handles 1440p so it will work" is wrong.


Also I dont know where you get handles 1440p nicely, It cannot max out every game with 60 fps at 1440p so I would not say nicely.

Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)





For some reference.

1440p is a push over res for a 980 ti. Only settings that drag one down are the same settings that drag everything down. Excessive MSAA, Gameworks, Physx.

When I was still on 1440p I played all my AAA games at 70+ fps (normally 80+) by only dropping one or two minor settings.

Man, really wish reviewers would put in the effort to benchmark various settings.
     
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