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Sorry, not trying to hijack the thread. Just have a quick question about Steping up. Say if it was your last day to step up, and your 500 in the queue. Will you still be able to step up as long as you're in the queue for one the next day?
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Sorry, not trying to hijack the thread. Just have a quick question about Steping up. Say if it was your last day to step up, and your 500 in the queue. Will you still be able to step up as long as you're in the queue for one the next day?
It's fine, I don't care. Read this I think it will answer your question.


Basically once you click the button to approve the step-up, don't cancel it or you are royally f***ed, unless you are still within the 90 days of when you purchased your video card. And after you get into the step-up process and you have a queue number, the 90 day thing goes away and you just wait until you are #0 in queue and bam you pay for your new card.
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Nice, I'm guessing they don't have advanced shipment available do they?
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What? Why? :\\
Because 1080p doesn't take anything to run.

Just keep your 570 and OC it.
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post #15 of 28
keep the 570. a 580 is overkill for 1 monitor @ 1920x1080, trust me.
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Queue is going down 1 spot a day.. This might take a while lol.
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Took about 3 weeks for #518 in queue. I am getting the 580. Excited !
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That nuts how long that took jeez didnt know you had to wait!
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If you want to be pedantic 720p scaled to a 1080p monitor with AA turned up will look much the same for most people.

Anything over a 250$ graphics card isn't a "rational" choice, wanting more performance out of a 1080p rig may be trivial for a lot of people, but wanting to go up to 1600p instead of just playing it on a HDTV is a waste for a lot of people either. At the end of the day high end hardware is much about subjective fulfilment gained from KNOWING that your hardware is top notch as it is about seeing objective differences in performance.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TickleMeElmo View Post
If you want to be pedantic 720p scaled to a 1080p monitor with AA turned up will look much the same for most people.

Anything over a 250$ graphics card isn't a "rational" choice, wanting more performance out of a 1080p rig may be trivial for a lot of people, but wanting to go up to 1600p instead of just playing it on a HDTV is a waste for a lot of people either. At the end of the day high end hardware is much about subjective fulfilment gained from KNOWING that your hardware is top notch as it is about seeing objective differences in performance.
Says the guy with SLI 480s lol.
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