What should I do? I want to be prepared for future dx 11 games, but I know that technology will always be advancing and I would hate to have to upgrade constantly.
-AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Deneb 3.4GHz Socket AM3 140W Quad-Core Processor Model HDZ965FBGIBOX - Retail
-4 Gigs G.SKill
-Debating on FX vs GX D: if you wanna help me decide on that too that'd be great, but its not the focus of this thread
It's a judgment call. The HD4890 is better but it also uses a ton more power/runs hotter and isn't DX11. Keep in mind if you get the HD5770 you could always crossfire later on, assuming you buy a crossfire motherboard.
What resolution are you using?
although this came to mind. if i plan for dx 11 - 256 bit bus, prices are gonna drop when they are more in demand (when more games demand dx11 and they mass produce those GPU's) and my dx 11 - 128 bit bus (the hd5770) will be obsolete (sorta). I could crossfire, but it'd be more money being dropped.
I am kind of leaning towards the HD5770 just because theres a combo deal with the PSU.
any final thoughts? When is dx11 suppose to arrive? 2010? 2011?