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Old March 29, 2010, 06:32 PM
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C for me. Already have a 5870 I'm happy with. Might get another for some delicious Crossfire action. Mmmmm....
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Old March 29, 2010, 06:39 PM
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c) for now. Wait and see what happens in a few months when the fermi drivers mature, and perhaps ati drops their prices. Interesting times
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Old March 29, 2010, 06:52 PM
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Ah finally to have options again. Not a bad buy either way is always good.

I have 2 GTX 480 SC's pre-ordered so option A.

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Old March 29, 2010, 07:05 PM
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definetly A), looking to get a 470, maybe 480.
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I pre-ordered the EVGA GTX 470 mostly for folding@home. If it nets me 13,000 PPD I will replace my GTX 295s which I'm not overly fond of.

For my main PC I will slum it with the 5870 until next year.

I'm not at all interested in the GTX 480 due to current heat production, power usage and that nasty loud fan I heard from the [H]ardOCP videos. Knowing how loud it was in relation to my 5870 made me quiver.
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I jumped off the fence. I plan to pick 3 of the 480's up. I would pick up 4 of them...but the Classified I have doesn't support 4 of em =(

Be selling the 2 GTX 295's as soon as they arrive.
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I jumped off the fence. I plan to pick 3 of the 480's up. I would pick up 4 of them...but the Classified I have doesn't support 4 of em =(

Be selling the 2 GTX 295's as soon as they arrive.
AWESOME let us know how Tri SLI is as there are no reviews of it yet.
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I went option C) before the 5-series even came out (hence all the ES' I've had, lol). Never looked back.
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Never planned on going the green route and my current HD4890 chews up and spits out everything I play maxxed out @ 1920X1200. I want to get a HD5830/5850 one of these days but I will reserve that for when I can afford 2 more LCD's. Noone really needs to run HD5800/GTX470/480 cards right now anyways other than for e-peen.
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Noone really needs to run HD5800/GTX470/480 cards right now anyways other than for e-peen.
'Cuse me? Lets see ya run 5600x1200 on a mid-range card... lol.
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