Driver versions/release date predict new cards release ~ July 30th!

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  1. spine

    spine 2[H]4U

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    Hey all, take this for what it is, but here goes...


    Based on a hunch that Nvidia would coincide their 400.xx series graphics drivers with the release of their new cards, I decided to plot driver version versus release date to see when we'd cross into the 400's.

    Sure enough, it's just 9 days after the rumoured July 30th!

    Drivers Predict New Cards Release.png

    Frankly, that seals it for me. Announcement on July 30th, cards and drivers out the first week of August.

    You can't argue with the stats! :p:LOL:
     

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  2. AORUS

    AORUS Limp Gawd

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    another prediction oh man people just can't wait
     
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  3. _l_

    _l_ Gawd

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    Sure are a whole lot of EVGA GTX 1070 FTW cards on eBay at the moment and for $350 or there about.

    I'm guessing that when the new card series is released that they will sell for $150 to $225 over MSRP and perhaps cost even more and that for non FE models and miners will wipe out stocks within a week or two
     
  4. Comixbooks

    Comixbooks Ignore Me

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    Its just manipulation on the highest level by the users of PCs who are not content with anything.
     
  5. Comixbooks

    Comixbooks Ignore Me

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    I blame it on instant gratification that a pc can offer a person a new card won't help that person especially if the drivers are wonky.
     
  6. _l_

    _l_ Gawd

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    I think there are many benefits when going from say an EVGA GTX 970 SSC to an EVGA GTX 1080 FTW such as (with no OC):

    - runs much cooler
    - runs MUCH quieter (970 @ 60% fan if you want under 70C while gaming - fans sound like a jet engine)
    - game runs smoother, no freezing, no pausing and helps games load faster for some reason since loading is CPU dependent
    - better resale value due to remaining warranty
    - Saves on electric bill

    so upgrading is not always about being unsatisfied though I do agree with you it does tend to be the case more times than not (I remember when "I got GAS" was popular here. If memory serves, I think it stood for Got to Acquire Syndrome)
     
  7. misterbobby

    misterbobby 2[H]4U

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    A 1080 will help you save on the electric bill? Lol the 1080 uses nearly the same wattage as the 970 and even the difference between a 1080 ti and 1060 in normal usage would not make any measurable difference in you power bill.
     
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