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Old April 12, 2013, 01:30 PM
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Good month indeed. I will stick with 2x GTX 680 FTW+ LE and upgrade the mobo and CPU in October when the IB-E/Haswell-E comes out. Saved me enough to buy RAM,CPU and Mobo.
Yep, for the best Platform on the market as well ......about $1200

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Old April 16, 2013, 08:19 PM
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I haven't grabbed the cards yet. So far rumor has it that GTX 700 is due in June even though other places have it pegged for Q1 2014. What are the chances that I will regret having these cards now? Does eVGA really do the swap if you buy 3 months or less and new cards come out? if so then I should have no issue getting these babies.

On the other hand, I was thinking about watercooling route. I can either save me money and forget watercooling and just run on air with H100i or I can go and grab $600 worth of kits, sell my current system and grab Case Labs SM8 case. What a headache!
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Old April 17, 2013, 02:43 PM
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Need more input. I see that they have ASUS GTX 680 DC2T 2GB on sale for 529.99 after MIR. Is this a better option than the 4GB models? I mean it's $150 less than the 4GB models. Should I pull the trigger on 2 of these cards or wait until next week and see what the RED Team has to offer with the 7990 and new cards from MSI, the 7970 TF III OC? Has the 4GB become the standard now and why do they charge so much for addition of 2GB vRAM?
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Old April 17, 2013, 04:49 PM
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buy a 550 ti boost for now wait for the titan le's to come out and then use 550ti for physx

youll want over 2gb of vram if you play over 1080 res
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Old April 17, 2013, 06:13 PM
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I guess I'll just wait and see. No need to rush it. Thanks for inputs.

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Old April 20, 2013, 11:03 PM
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It really isn't that complicated!!!! A headache for what? Some folks make a mountain out of a mole hill :) Hell, its just a GPU.....
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It really isn't that complicated!!!! A headache for what? Some folks make a mountain out of a mole hill :) Hell, its just a GPU.....
It's about finding the right one bud. I have gone through a couple that disappointed in performance and some with artifacts like crazy. Anyways, I have settled on acquiring the ASUS GTX 680 4GB edition.
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