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I was just wondering how long companies usually wait to throw out another series, I would think it is around 6 months but I am not sure. I decided to wait for an upgrade when the 600 series came out instead of get a 500 series card. But I hate waiting so what is your estimate
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6 series should be out soon. unless there is a gtx 595
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Nvidia say 4 Q 2011 for fastest card and the slower ones though the next 3 month. But being made on new 28 nm process at TSMC one can not be certain that the will not be late as the 400 series were.
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Out of curiosity what would you be upgrading to? SLI 480s should destroy everything at 1080p.
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yea you have no need to upgrade tbh.
but i think the soonest would be next year.
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Out of curiosity what would you be upgrading to? SLI 480s should destroy everything at 1080p.
honestly value... if you wait to long to upgrade your current hardware is worthless and you can't sell it at a decent price. I like to upgrade every two generations. Plus kepler is supposed to out perform fermi by a factor of 3 or 4 so that s a pretty good upgrade...
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No, 28nm allow about 2 times the areal and there for probably 2 times the performance + a bit for higher clock and architecture. Of cause this is speculation at this point.
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