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Hello,

When I finally regain employment, I will be looking into doing some minor upgrades. Ideally something that I can use in the future for when I get a Core i7 based system. Hence I am asking about a good GPU.

I know what's on the market right now, but I need to know whether its actually worth upgrading from a 8800GT soon, or worth waiting til mid-2009?

All my games play fine, but I'm sure eventually this card will hit a brick wall with some newer games.

Opinions please.
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post #2 of 8
You do not need a card at the moment.

Only get a better one when you can't play newer games or if you find a really good deal on one of the best cards out right now.
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If you were to upgrade what budget would you have?
    
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I would wait until that time comes,to upgrade.
 
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Save the money. You don't have a job now so you never know what could happen in the future. I don't want to be negative but work is a little more important than the pc. Wait a bit. Job security does not exist anymore.
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Originally Posted by Zoki318 View Post
Save the money. You don't have a job now so you never know what could happen in the future. I don't want to be negative but work is a little more important than the pc. Wait a bit. Job security does not exist anymore.
Lol, I am aware of that.

I am just thinking far ahead and maybe its a "what if" situation.
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post #7 of 8
Don't upgrade yet your GPU wait for the new cards to come by then you should of saved up for it.
 
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