I want to add a graphics card to my build and i am wondering if i should buy a graphics card now or wait for Kepler.
Evga has their step up program so i am thinking about getting a GTX 570 or 560ti from their website if a better card comes out in 90 days i pay the difference and shipping and get it. Will the Kepler gpus be out in the next three months? or should i not buy a new gpu and stick with my Intel graphics until Kepler comes out.
I just purchased this recently and did not want an expensive processor when 22nm is right around the corner no point in upgrading processor 6 months after i got it. And is Evga a good gpu brand i like their step up program in 90 days if nVidia dose not release new gpus by then ill step up to a gtx 580. oh and that was supposed to be RX-630ss.
I wouldn't really trust it to be 3 months to the day. Wait a couple of weeks if that's the way you want to go; it would not be good if you trusted the release date and they were late by just a couple of days.
Your Raidmax PSU is junk. I was surprised that someone is actually running a HD6850 on it; I'm sure a GTX560Ti or GTX570 would overload it and kill it. Cheap PSUs like to take other parts with them into the fiery abyss, so you'll need to replace it first. A quality modern PSU has full range active PFC (no little voltage switch) and some level of 80+ certification for efficiency. Seasonic, Antec, Corsair, XFX, and Enermax/LEPA are among the better brands. A good 500W PSU like an Antec Earthwatts can run almost any single GPU.
Considering you're suffering with Intel's Highly Deficient graphics now, you could drop in this GT440 for a few months: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... then step up when you upgrade your PSU.
Edit: Saw your PSU has a "630W" label on it, not "530W." It's still a Chokemax, and still junk. I would not trust it to run a powerful GPU.
Thermaltake is hit or miss: http://www.hardocp.com/reviews/psu_power_supplies/1/the... with some decent units mixed in with the failures. That one wasn't in this list, so you'd be taking a chance. The ONLY brand I'd buy without reservation in the absence of a positive technical review is Seasonic; I've never read a bad or even mediocre review of any Seasonic PSU, and I've read many excellent ones.
I cited the GT440 because it was EVGA, so the step-up program would apply to it. The HD6750 is a much better card (and I've had good results with HIS), but you may not get half its value should you decide to sell it later.
If i was going to still go with evga i would do a 550ti to hold me off but im probably just going to buy a nice psu and cheap gpu at same time from newegg.Any specific psu you recommend for sli down the road. how is corsair as a psu brand the seasonic are very expensive.