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well i was thinking of getting a 4850x2 or a 4870 (x2 but 2 poor).would it be worth upgrading now or should i just wait 1 more month till 40nm ati cards and 55nm nviida cards.
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you might want to get a better cpu first
    
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^well im thinking of getting a phenom II. but im not sure on the realse dates, atlest the prices are roumerd to be alot lower then the I7 and no need to get new mobo.
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post #4 of 10
Wait for the After Christmas Sales my friend

Patience is a virtue; If it's a good card now, it will be a good card in 15 days. If there's something better by then, it will probably be 100 dollars more. I recommend waiting it out.

Although we don't have boxing day; The day after Christmas is a great day for sales.
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post #5 of 10
January isn't very far from now and you might see some price drops or sales. I would wait.
    
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post #6 of 10
I would wait, and save for a new cpu as well
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post #7 of 10
wait. prices can only drop
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post #8 of 10
Your CPU is going to bottleneck you. i sugguest CPU FIRST. then video card :]
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post #9 of 10
I agree with CPU first...nothing pissed me off more then that bottleneck.
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post #10 of 10
No point in either of those cards without upgrading the CPU. And if you can wait a bit longer, there's no point in buying now. Like everyone said, prices are going to drop for sure.
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