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Old December 27, 2010, 10:01 AM
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Yukontrooper, there's lots of games that I have'nt done yet, the one I'm having the upgrade bug with is JustCause 2($7.49 steam) but I lowered the settings, bumped up gtx280 40mhz linked and it's ok for now.

Also bought BFBad company2 but it has a problem with weird sort of artifacts (at stock speed) so that's unplayable but I'll look into it some day.

Yes, I'll definatly wait and see what happens middle to end next year.
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Old January 1, 2011, 01:06 PM
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Would recommend at least GTX 280 -> GTX 570... if you can afford it GTX 580 even...

Even then the improvement is really only in newer games and at high resolutions... I am still waiting on my new CPU to come in so my current CPU bottleneck will be removed...
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Old January 1, 2011, 02:11 PM
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Oh ya the gtx570 is calling my name but the $350(after tax $392 ouch) price tag keeps it out of reach, hopefully I'll resist it until price drops.
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depending on what they come up with next, price might not necessarily go back to the xmas/new years special,anytime soon that is.

i managed another 2 6950's unlocks, unfortunately they we rent as cheap as the 269 dollar ones but hey
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Old January 1, 2011, 03:08 PM
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With the "Supply / Demand" of the 570 / 80's don't expect price drops anytime soon......remember the 280's?......they were at a premium for the entire Lifespan of the Cards (except for the TR's that came out late).....save up your $$$ a little longer, sell your 280....
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Old January 2, 2011, 09:32 AM
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Rjbarker, I remember you had the 2 and 3 way sli gtx280 a while ago, do you think a single gtx570 would have a higher min and max fps in crysis or justcause2 than 2 x gtx280 sli?

Thanks.

Jan 6th, PNY GTX 570 is in my comp, so far very impressed with it, idles 31c just cause2 hit 65c, dark tower bench @ same settings gtx 280 min 42 fps/ GTX570 min 78 fps. I wonder what PNYs policy on warranty and overclocking is?
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