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post #1 of 6
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Buy a Radeon HD 3870 X2 now or wait to see what Nvidia has on offer?

I have a Geforce 7800GT now.

What do you guys think?

Thanks
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get the ati now
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post #3 of 6
I would wait for few weeks to see some real numbers from nVidia and decide what to do next.
post #4 of 6
Wait a few weeks like linskingdom said to see what comes out.
 
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post #5 of 6
Buy a 3870 and an e2180/2200, an Abit IP-35 pro, and 2gb of gskill ddr2 800 for the same price.

Seriously, I had an Opteron 175 at 2.5GHz and it completely bottlenecked my 3850, so if you get the 3870X2 I would honestly be surprised if you could even manage 30 fps in crysis on high at 1280x1024.
    
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post #6 of 6
Wait like linskingdom said, wont hurt to see how the new cards are going to do, plus cost might drop on the 3870x2
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