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Should I upgrade my 3570k/660ti this year or wait until next year?

#1earvcunananPosted 9/2/2013 6:06:20 AM
What say you?
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#2MasterDonGeroPosted 9/2/2013 6:10:29 AM
Why would you get a 660 Ti when the 760 is cheaper and better?
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#3daemon_danPosted 9/2/2013 6:12:09 AM
The processor is fine. Are your frame rates dropping to non-acceptable levels at the graphics settings you can tolerate?
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#4AnatomyHorrorPosted 9/2/2013 6:29:51 AM
MasterDonGero posted...
Why would you get a 660 Ti when the 760 is cheaper and better?


I'm gonna guess he didn't build his computer when the 760 was out...
#5earvcunanan(Topic Creator)Posted 9/2/2013 6:35:51 AM
AnatomyHorror posted...
MasterDonGero posted...
Why would you get a 660 Ti when the 760 is cheaper and better?


I'm gonna guess he didn't build his computer when the 760 was out...


Yeah, I build it summer 2012.
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#6earvcunanan(Topic Creator)Posted 9/2/2013 6:37:56 AM
daemon_dan posted...
The processor is fine. Are your frame rates dropping to non-acceptable levels at the graphics settings you can tolerate?


Well, I just wanted to dabble in downsampling while maintaining 60FPS. For now, most modern games I can run just fine from high to max settings at 60FPS. When next-gen hits, I feel like my setup won't do for the graphical settings and performance that I want.
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#7ThePCElitistPosted 9/2/2013 6:55:05 AM
Keep the CPU until the new ones come out that support DDR4 ram and then upgrade. That's what I'm holding off for.
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#8JairPosted 9/2/2013 6:56:36 AM
Wait until these next gen games come out, test their performance, then decide based on that. As a bonus, you will have new GPU offerings in that time period. Don't overthink these things too much.