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New GPU for a new year !?

Discussion in 'AMD / ATI' started by stefanels, Dec 24, 2011.

  1. stefanels

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    Hello all. I just saw the reviews for the new 7970 and the performance isn't that spectacular...
    I just wondering that it's a good time to change my current 6970 with a better performer...
    I have some customers for my 6970 and i just saw a very nice priced VTX3D 6870x2 2Gb (for 319 Euros brand NEW) and i like the performance of it (very close to 5970 & 590)... it;s a god time to make an upgrade or wait till something new comes out from nVidia (for a good price)?!
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    The performance is good for the HD 7970 but the price is not good. The drivers have to mature. I would wait it out for another 2 to 3 months, then you will have better idea on real performance and price.
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    TBH top-end gpus like the 7970 are meant to be over-priced.
    Might as well wait for a few month for things like the 7950 and 7870, or maybe even Kepler.
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    I'd just wait. There's nothing out there to really push your 6970, unless you're an overclocker.
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    I would make this change just because i have a good offer for my 6970 and the price difference to that 6870x2 it's minor... thanks and i think i will wait a little more to see what's coming out next year!
    MERRY CHRISTMAS to all !!!!!
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    woulda wait couple of months for driver also price or anything from nvidia

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