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Will it be something like HD2950XTX?

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Cuz i am seriously thinking of getting one HD2900XT and with the drivers getting better and better... ...

But there is this problem... there are still no DX10 Games available and Nvidia is throwing out the 9xxx series this Xmas... i hope ATi will have something to fight back.

Should i wait or get the HD2900XT ?
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Well, you'll need a new PSU to power it, so I'd say buy a PSU now, and then it's really up to you. I would wait until Crysis is released and see which card performs best for the money. Just to keep your upgrading bug happy, I would get a new PSU soon, so when you're ready, you can just pop that new card (whatever it may end up being) straight into your rig
    
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Yhea i am Buying this BeQuiet! Straight Power 650W PSU, an Armor Case(to get the room) and a new HDD (250GB Sata 2).


Maybe i get this components 1st and the GFX card later...
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post #4 of 8
wait for the X1950XTX or XTX2
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Originally Posted by pow3rtr1p View Post
Well, you'll need a new PSU to power it, so I'd say buy a PSU now, and then it's really up to you. I would wait until Crysis is released and see which card performs best for the money. Just to keep your upgrading bug happy, I would get a new PSU soon, so when you're ready, you can just pop that new card (whatever it may end up being) straight into your rig
How many watts u think the 9xxx series needs?
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You would probably need a decent 500W + to be safe. I'm not sure about the reputation of Be Quiet!, but I know a 650W Silverstone Olympia, 520W Corsair, or 650W Silverstone Zeus would all be able to handle a single DX10 card on a high end rig. SLI or CF DX10 is a different story, though, you'd probably need 700W+, except perhaps the 620W Corsair.
    
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Yhea, and wait and see if they release a cooler card(that does not produce much heat) and more silent...
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post #8 of 8
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Yhea, and wait and see if they release a cooler card(that does not produce much heat) and more silent...
lol that could be a while from the preliminary reports from various news sites. The new 65nm whenever it comes out should be a beast though.
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