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Old 11-22-2008, 12:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So I've been looking to upgrade and I found this offer from EVGA: EVGA | EVGA Maximum GeForce PLUS Promotion and have been thinking about this bundle to use for that promotion: 404 Error - Page Not Found

Now my plan is to upgrade my video card and use it on this computer now and then build a completely new system in about three months and stick the GTX 260 and 780i mobo in there. Do you guys think this is a good idea? Or would it be smarter to wait until then to see if the prices drop? Would I even see a huge difference in gaming if I switch out my current video cards for a GTX 260 216 Core now? For the record, I'll be playing in 1920 x 1080 native res.

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you will notice a substantial improvement with the 260. the 780i is bleh IMO.
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