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Old March 9, 2011, 08:42 AM
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I'm not going to upgrade, but I'd just like to know :)
If I were upgrading now, should it be smart to upgrade 5770 Vapor-x? It runs BFBC2 smooth @ everything to the max 1920x1080 resolution. Or just wait till fall when BF3 comes and then buy a 7series or 6series card?
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Old March 9, 2011, 09:28 AM
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If your happy with it and it does everything you want it to do then best of waiting..never hurts to keep your eye open for a god deal though
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Old March 9, 2011, 09:47 AM
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You answered your own question... why would you upgrade if it runs your game perfectly?...
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Old March 9, 2011, 12:15 PM
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Have you considered a larger display or multiple displays? If not, then stick with what you have.
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I too pondered the exact same thing. The 5770 Vapor-x is a great cool running card and it can still run 1680 and 1920 quite well. I decided to stick with it. For now at least :).
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You answered your own question... why would you upgrade if it runs your game perfectly?...

Agreed. Wait till it doesn't do what you want. By that time there should be something better for the same money than what you would get now.
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It's call the upgrade bug, it happens once in a while. You feel the need to upgrade with no good reason beside the fact that you want to upgrade...
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Old March 9, 2011, 03:30 PM
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I'm bugged with that too... I'm really tempted to buy a xfx 5770 to crossfire mine. can be hard for 120$ ($100 including MIR) + free shipping at ncix..
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Old March 9, 2011, 04:22 PM
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It's call the upgrade bug, it happens once in a while. You feel the need to upgrade with no good reason beside the fact that you want to upgrade...
i seem to have a cycle like intels tick tock cycle, it goes

upgrade as much as possible
play alot of games/software
upgrade as much as possible
play alot of games/software


even if the upgrades really arent all that great.....lol but its fun...
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i seem to have a cycle like intels tick tock cycle, it goes

upgrade as much as possible
play alot of games/software
upgrade as much as possible
play alot of games/software


even if the upgrades really arent all that great.....lol but its fun...
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