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So I remember DiRT2 launching with the HD 5000. I have a sneaking suspicion the same with be occuring with DIRT3 and HD7000. April 23rd? Only time will tell. I haven't really paid attention to 7000 series news so this is merely speculation from a box dweller.
 
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Well I suppose it is possible. There are rumors that the 7000 series will be released in Q2 2011 so that fits in the with time table more or less. There has not been any definitive news on this though. It would certainly be a welcome release!
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Damn, these graphics cards almost seem rushed.
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Wouldn't count on it.
IMO their advertising campaign with DiRT2 was a bit 'overzealous'.

Not that many people tend to play racing games I've come to find out..
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Damn, these graphics cards almost seem rushed.
Agreed, although I would love to see the 7000 series come out. The 6000 series just seems somewhat underwhelming to me when compared to the success of the 5000 series. I know they improved crossfire and improved speeds somewhat but that isn't enough for me to ditch my 5870. I would definitely pick up a 7000 series card if they perform as good as rumored (supposively they are 25% faster than 6000 series and on the 28 nm fabrication process)
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Agreed, although I would love to see the 7000 series come out. The 6000 series just seems somewhat underwhelming to me when compared to the success of the 5000 series. I know they improved crossfire and improved speeds somewhat but that isn't enough for me to ditch my 5870. I would definitely pick up a 7000 series card if they perform as good as rumored (supposively they are 25% faster than 6000 series and on the 28 nm fabrication process)
Well the 6 series was just a refresh, mainly for people who didn't buy the 5 series. You do get more performance for your dollar with this series. Especially with the 6800's compared to the 57xx. 5870 and 5850 are still great cards.

5 series was needed at the time in comparison to nVidia's lineup and the 4xxx series, so no surprise they were very popular. Better performance across the board.

I don't see why nVidia/AMD wouldn't wait until the end of the year or something, there really isn't any reason to have faster cards right now.
     
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Wouldn't count on it.
IMO their advertising campaign with DiRT2 was a bit 'overzealous'.

Not that many people tend to play racing games I've come to find out..
eeehhh you'd be surprised . Dirt 2 was hella fun no matter if you were an enthusiast or just a gamer! lol
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AMD and Codemasters are partners, ati gave free dirt2 coupons to everyone who buys their 5000 series gpu so that people try awesome dx11 graphics but the funny side is nvidia cards are performing much better in Dirt2.
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imo its too soon and wont happen. we still havent even finished releasing cards in the 6k series ala 6990.

on a personal note id rather the cards have a bit longer in between their releases but have bigger performance increases
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nvidia cards are performing much better in Dirt2.


ATi cards have been performing to a greater extent in games such as F1 2010 which used an updated Dirt2 engine. Wouldn't be surprised if 'certain optimizations' were a result of the partnership..
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