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  • 14% (10)
    Every 6 months baby!
  • 25% (17)
    Every year!
  • 20% (14)
    Every two years
  • 2% (2)
    Every three years
  • 28% (19)
    Stretch as long as it will last!
  • 7% (5)
    Other: please post answer
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post #21 of 28
6 months or less. Been through I believe 6 cards in 2 1/2 years.
post #22 of 28
It depends i upgrade when i feel like the card is outdated.
 
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post #23 of 28
When i have the money OR i see something i like pretty cheap. If you keep your eyes open you cna get some OK stuff......
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post #24 of 28
Thread Starter 
I for one hope that CPU and GPU fall under the hood of the CPU one day. Well, at least in theory it would be nice and performance would be potentially outstanding.
post #25 of 28
Well i am going to upgrade my video card when new games come out. So i really don't have a set time to upgrade my video card. When my card gets too old to play these new games coming out, UPGRADE TIME.
    
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post #26 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by RoddimusPrime View Post
I for one hope that CPU and GPU fall under the hood of the CPU one day. Well, at least in theory it would be nice and performance would be potentially outstanding.
Like a cpu so effin balls-out powerful that it does it all with no need for external RAM or GPU? I see that day coming.....*holds Q6600 to turbin Johnny carson style*
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post #27 of 28
So far, it has been about every year or year and a half. I use a card until a game comes out I really want to play that my current card won't handle.
    
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post #28 of 28
Update every time I build a new rig, OR, when my current vga can't run the newest game ( ala Crysis).
Yup, I'm due for an upgrade (9800GTX for $359.)
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