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GPU upgrade VS Cpu Upgrade

Which to choose?

  • GPU Upgrade

    Votes: 4 40.0%
  • 1090T + SLi/Xfire Mobo + 4GB DDR3

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Wait for Bulldozer

    Votes: 6 60.0%

  • Total voters
    10
  • Poll closed .
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#1
Basically (check system specs) My middle pc is socket 775, it's quite fast and plays everything fine. The 3 GTS 250 in tri SLi are perfect. But I want to upgrade (First pc is used for photoshop,blender, ae, sony vegas etc and light gaming).

So it has an e7400 @ 4.2ghz. I'm thinking of buying a single card (HD 6950 2gb or a GTX 570)
OR a cpu build with a 1090T Black edition (or should I wait for Bulldozer) I'll pair the 1090T with a SLi/ Xfire board and just the usual 4gb of ram.

What do you guys think?
 
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#2
if your gonna update CPU wait for bulldozer I guess, then if you can, swap out those GTS 250's for a single card if not then it is fine too as Tri-Sli with those GPUs still have quite some power.
 
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#3
CPU, but either waity for Bulldozer or go Intel. I'd be amazed to find those cards weren't already bottlenecking...
 
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#4
IMO, wait till BD release
reason: Even if you don't want to spend a chuck on BD, the 1090T should drop in price a bit
 
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#5
What would ~$200-$220 get me on the Bulldozer platform. A quad/six core?
 

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#6
Bulldozer price aren't released it, should be any time this week soon if the leaked source is right.
 
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#7
I don't see why you want to upgrade anything right now.