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  • 59% (28)
    Don't be an idiot, your card's fine. Wait 6-8 months for the new stuff
  • 40% (19)
    Other - explain
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post #31 of 34
Im in the same situation as you, however im going to hold on to this 260 until BF3
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post #32 of 34
Don't be an idiot, your card's fine. Wait x months for games that need something better than a 280.

Fixed

Seriously. I've been rocking my 295 on this rig and a 280 on my second since they were new. It made sense then, when there were games that could really benefit from a 200 series card over the x1950 I was upgrading from.

These days, there are like... what.. 6 games in all existence that an overclocked 280 cant max at 1080? 2 of those cant be maxed by anything anyway, and the rest just kind of suck.

Wait a while... If big developers move away from their console exclusive direction and start making games that really push PC hardware again... THEN upgrade. You will get a much better card for the same or less cost then than buying a top of the line card now that will be sitting at 30% usage in 90% of current games and wont be able to run new ones when it actually matters.
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post #33 of 34
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The tribe has spoken, so I'll stick my junk video card for another 8 months, and then I'm gonna go nuts and buy 50 Keplers and smash my 280 to bits with them

Thanks for the input guys, I really needed someone to tell me to shut up, sit down, and wait for the next wave of cards. It'll be a hard wait though
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post #34 of 34
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Originally Posted by i7monkey View Post
The tribe has spoken, so I'll stick my junk video card for another 8 months, and then I'm gonna go nuts and buy 50 Keplers and smash my 280 to bits with them

Thanks for the input guys, I really needed someone to tell me to shut up, sit down, and wait for the next wave of cards. It'll be a hard wait though
Well your 280 is doing better than my 8800GTS. I just got a GTX580 so I'm gonna be SOL when the new wave comes out. Maybe we could negotiate something

LOL.
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