R9 280X now or wait?
Written by: shahzehan - 10:42 Jun-04-2014

Just as the title says, should I get the R9 280X MSI Gaming Edition now or wait for the next gen cards?

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15:33 Jun-04-2014

I think we've had this conversation before. And like before I still would say that it's better to buy a new monitor first and then a gpu, for a good 1080p monitor r9 270x or gtx 760 is enough.
Just wait until you buy a new monitor then buy a gpu

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18:30 Jun-04-2014

I'll wait to see what the gtx 800 and r3 series have to offer before I decide ;)

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11:40 Jun-04-2014

For 1366x768 a 280x is overkill, the hd7790 does fine on that res


Id say upgrade your monitor to a IPS 23-24 inch one with 1080p resolution before considering a better graphics card.

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12:34 Jun-04-2014

I absolutely agree with Mark! A good IPS monitor will just blow your mind :)

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12:37 Jun-04-2014

I absolutely disagree with mark! A good IPS monitor will just blow your mind D:

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13:53 Jun-04-2014

decent 1080p monitors are too expensive and some cost as much as the card here :D

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14:32 Jun-04-2014

What's to expensive? You can find excellent IPS screens in my country for $175, absolutly worth $175-200

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15:13 Jun-04-2014

@Shah I am looking at a decent piece Asus VX239H 23-inch Its $200.
Here

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18:30 Jun-04-2014

it's good but still quite expensive

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18:31 Jun-04-2014

It's worth it =)

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11:15 Jun-04-2014

290, they are again down with prices
but for your res 7790 is beast card so if you plan monitor upgrade wait, as aatire80 said

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13:54 Jun-04-2014

the R9 290 costs $520 :( but I guess I'll wait

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14:00 Jun-04-2014

wow thats too much

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15:14 Jun-04-2014

atleast much better than GTX780 which costs $640.

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18:31 Jun-04-2014

i concur!

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11:13 Jun-04-2014

wait wait becouse your card is still good enough to run all games on dicent settings

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13:56 Jun-04-2014

I know it is but my favorite game is skyrim and you just can't play it without modding the sh*t out of it, which i did and now I stutter a lot so I thought I might as well upgrade and be set for around 2-3 years but i'll follow your advice and wait.

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11:10 Jun-04-2014

Wait maybe you can get 1.5x or 2x card with the same price of 280x next year..Your card is enough for now for all games.

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13:57 Jun-04-2014

I i'll wait then then :) So now the question is Nintendo 3ds XL now or not at all :D

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