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I waited. Should I wait just a bit longer now.

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I was planning a new build a few months ago and decided to wait for the new vidja cards to come out and even to see how broadwell-e would look but from what I can tell it's not much to go for so should I save some more and wait for kaby lake and maybe see if 1080-tis are out at that time or should I break down and just buy now. As of now I would get a6700k and a1080 card and do some over clocking. What do you guys think.
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If keep wating for the next big thing you will never get anything done.
If you need an upgrade you should upgrade now, if you dont need an upgrade then wait.
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For the platform waiting isn't as big of a deal. Any good CPU/mobo/Ram will be a very viable option for gaming for years to come.

GPU wise, if you know something better is coming out down the line that you "must have" then you can always get a stand in GPU until then.

Personally don't see the reason in waiting longer if you don't already have a rig. 6700k/1080 would be a strong gamer.
     
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I'm waiting for the amd 480. I was going to put together a new rig last year but played the waiting game amoung other things. I was looking at the 1080/1070 but some of what I read about them is just marketing hype to overpay for reference cards plus the 1080ti will be sooner than we think along with hbm2 cards. For myself I'd rather pay for a decent $200 card then spend big on hbm2 be it green or red.
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I got ya I may just go with the 6700k then and use some thing cheap for now card wise until the ti comes out
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Originally Posted by 03artist View Post

I got ya I may just go with the 6700k then and use some thing cheap for now card wise until the ti comes out

Never bad. Just be aware that it could be a good year before we see the 1080 ti's. So make sure the card you get is enough to hold you over until then.
     
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