Should I buy a current gen Nvidia card, or wait?

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  1. George287

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    I'm currently in a bit of a dilemma. I need a new graphics card relatively soon, and I want to go for Nvidia as my last was ATI and I was less than impressed with the drivers. Anyway, I know that the GTX 5**s have been out for about a year, so does this mean it would be a better idea to wait for the new ones? Will the price of the 5**s drop once the new offerings come out? I don't need anything more powerful than the GTX 570 so my concern is with price really. Will the newer ones be a lot more powerful for less money?

    I've seen an EVGA GTX 570 for £240, is this a good deal?
     
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    If you can't afford or don't want the new AMD 7900 series cards, go for a GTX 570.
     
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    Is there a new generation of nvidia cards about to be released. If so is this likely to cause the current range to drop much in price?
     
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    New generation NVIDIA cards won't appear until about Feb/March time at the earliest. AMD 7900 due for release this week, followed by their 7800 series probably in a few weeks or so.
     
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    Am in the same boat, the kepler gpu's were met to be out last year but got delayed..... I was looking at Evga 560 ti Classified roughly matches a normal 570 card!
     
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    Yea I've decided to do the same and go for a 560 ti instead - performance too close for £100
     
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    560's are good for the price, but if you can wait.. wait and see what the 6xx brings to the table
     

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