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Poll Results: When are you going to buy a new card?

 
  • 16% (7)
    I've upgraded already!
  • 2% (1)
    Q1, 2011 (Gtx 595 or equal...)
  • 38% (16)
    Q3, 2011 (Gtx Kepler 680 or equal...)
  • 23% (10)
    2012 (Gtx Kepler 695 or equal...)
  • 19% (8)
    I don't buy expensive graphics cards often.
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post #11 of 24
I would uprade now, I fi had money
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post #12 of 24
Hhhmmm, surprised more haven't voted on this.

And I won't upgrade this rig's 480 till at least Q3. Will have to make it worth it, I run 900MHz 24/7 so my performance isn't exactly bad or anything compared to a GTX580.

But looking at AMD for a play through with their 69** series, different rig though and different reasons.
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post #13 of 24
I'm planning on upgrading in 2-3 years. So I guess that's 880 territory? My cards run everything fine (single monitor) and I can OC them when it becomes necessary in a year or so.
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post #14 of 24
Upgrading to 6870 crossfired
post #15 of 24
My 470 on H2O is performing great right now. I don't see a need to upgrade for at least one or two more generations. If anything I'll just SLI the 470 and put a waterblock on it.
     
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post #16 of 24
Thread Starter 
Thanks to everyone who participated. Now, can you guys tell me your load temperature? Who knows, i may make a new poll for that!
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post #17 of 24
Sticking with my 480 until i need the extra go... or the 6xx brings along a new DX version

temps on cards

Top Card -

Idle - 50 Deg C, Load - 72 Deg C

Bottom Card -

Idle - 47 Deg C, Load - 67 Deg C

both card have AXP coolers
post #18 of 24
nope just got a 480, don't plan on upgrading my graphics card for 2-3 years.
    
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post #19 of 24
eh.. I got a GTX 470 atm and the only thing ima upgrade NOW is my monitor I need to stretch her legs out.
Overclocking on this card is great, and sli'n in the future.. Great these cards have dropped in price.
Now to choose which brand to go with cause EVGA has switched up shipping options on me. dang it WHY!!!
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post #20 of 24
No need to upgrade to a new GPU just yet.

GTX 480 is still a strong card.

Idle temps are 30c idle and 53c on load with AXP cooler.
 
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