Hi, I'm currently living in a location away from home for 8 months in order to participate in co-op work program. I plan on making a computer when I return home, which would be in December. I have 3 options:
I can either make one now, and then ship it home when i'm done my work terms.
Buy it when I get back
Wait for Haswell/nvidia or ati's new offerings (in roughly 12 months?)
I'm planning on blowing a LOT of cash on this build (2-3 thousand), and plan to make it top of the line, as a treat for working in a remote(ish) location for 8 months. So what would be the soundest plan, in terms of value, do you think waiting for the next gen chips is worth it? I'm planning on gaming/photoshop/video rendering/CAD/multitasking on this computer on a 2560 x 1440 monitor.