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Should I wait for the 8000 series?

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Graphic card is really outdated, finally have money to buy a new card and my friends mentioned the new 8000 series getting released so maybe I should wait a bit before I buy one.

Thanks from advance
 
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I read it and this is what I understand:

The 8000 series gets released as the old 7000 series but...different?

I don't really know anything about graphic cards so I am not entirely sure.
 
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your best option is to buy a high 7000 series or wait for the 8000 series, whats your budget?
 

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you didnt post any budget or any details about the rest of your setup. so its impossible to suggest anything properly.
 

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Around 120-140$

Processor intel duel core 2.83

ram 2 kingston 800 will be 4 soon

Did I forget anything vital?
 

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Corsair CP-9020049-WW VS450 VS Series 450W

Current card is nvidia 7800 gt and resolution is 1920x1080
 

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The place that sells the equipment I need does not have it, any other amd/ati/nvidia card that is good for the price? Or should I just wait for 8000?
 

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The place that sells the equipment I need does not have it, any other amd/ati/nvidia card that is good for the price? Or should I just wait for 8000?
well show us where you buy from.

Im assuming you live in the US since you gave us USD price budget. Just order from Newegg.
 

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i also from israel dude

get logged to this site:

www.hwzone.co.il

and buy gigabyte geforce gtx 660 oc from iqpc.co.il for i think about 980 nis - yes a know its more money but its worth every cent you pay

thinks its better then this card :)
 

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Gigabyte NVIDIA GeForce GTX650 Ti 2GB GDDR5 seems cool, so better to buy it rather then waiting for 8000?
 
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i also from israel dude

get logged to this site:

www.hwzone.co.il

and buy gigabyte geforce gtx 660 oc from iqpc.co.il for i think about 980 nis - yes a know its more money but its worth every cent you pay

thinks its better then this card :)
I don't think he needs that much GPU with a C2D cpu and 4GB ram. The 650 is the sweet spot.
 
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OP if you are intending to stick with the C2D for a while yet, then going with the 650 would be the best bet.
If you pan to upgrade to new model intel CPU sometime this year then then looking at a more powerful graphics card now will be a better option.
 

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Staying with the processor for a while, so because of the processor the 8000 series won't be any better? I heard it's going to cost the same as the 7000 cards atm
 

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Staying with the processor for a while, so because of the processor the 8000 series won't be any better? I heard it's going to cost the same as the 7000 cards atm
your CPU will probably bottleneck anything thats faster then a 650/660ti. Just get that Gigabyte 650ti 2GB card and that shoudl be good.
 
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