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DX 10 Choice: Which Pill should I swallow: Red? Green?

Poll Results: Which DX 10 Pill Should I Swallow: Red or Green?

 
  • 50% (56)
    Red..stay true...spend crazy money later upgrading
  • 49% (54)
    Green: revert....get on top now! Forget Upgrades...you'll sell that board in a week anyway
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post #1 of 79
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I want to make the P5K Deluxe rig truly cutting edge...help me choose which pill to swallow: the Red pill will take me as far down the hole as I want to go: all the way to a $1000 CF set up The Green Pill will let me wake up in my bed in the morning, but able to Pwn.

Which Pill Should I swallow?
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post #2 of 79
I wish I could make a DX10 CF setup for $100, =P
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post #3 of 79
it was blue. -_-.
post #4 of 79
Don't go CF until the drivers are good enough to at least use AA

And FYI - it's the red/blue pill
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post #5 of 79
swallow the green one, go nvidia.
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post #6 of 79
Go Red. There CF stuff looks extremely promising. Wait it out.
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post #7 of 79
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lol...but IF you could which way would you go if you had a killer CF capable mobo...

I know the Nvidia 8800 series is the top kit available...but I love me some ATI and just droool when i see the 2900XT 1 GB DDR4
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post #8 of 79
DX10 games out yet? In my opinion, and this is pretty much probably only my opinion, but why buy a DX10 card for games that aren't out yet?

If you really want the DX10 awesomeness, wait for the next series of DX10 cards, as they will either

A)Be faster
B)Cost less
C)More prepared for DX10
D)All of the above

Buy an 8800 now, by the time DX10 games are out then you have a 6 month old card...or you could use what you have now, and when you finally go DX10 come closer to breaking even.
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post #9 of 79
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Quote:
Originally Posted by rabidgnome229 View Post
Don't go CF until the drivers are good enough to at least use AA

And FYI - it's the red/blue pill
Not in this scenario--I already swallowed the Blue Pill when I went C2D
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post #10 of 79
The 2900 XT ended up better than the 8800 GTS right?

Then the 2900 XTX should end up better than the 8800 GTX...

So you could wait, or just go for SLI GTX right now
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