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30%+ increase or epic fail by Nvidia. 7 billion transistors, almost double the cores, much higher TDP and much higher temps and only a 15% increase???? Nonsense. Impossible. 15% improvement would mean the card would have to be crippled.
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Both companies suck then (and I own both). Intel seems content releasing "groundbreaking" new hardware that's 10% faster than the previous generation and Nvidia (if the sources are true), like sticking it to consumers by releasing under-performing flagships (GK114) and mid-range GPUs like GK104 and branding them as the flagship.
Both companies suck at this point.
If you guys are really fed up about purposely slow hardware development and locked voltages, vote with your wallets and don't buy from any company that wants to gouge us. If enthusiasts boycotted a slightly improved locked voltage GTX 780 then Nvidia would have to respond by releasing a faster product and ending their Green Light Program.
Vote with your wallets, don't be sheep.

I wish more people thought like this, but no, fanboys run wild buying a new Ivy when they already had a Sandy, or a Sandy when they already had a perfect 4-4.2ghz Nehalem.. which still runs anything I've thrown at it at 60hz (at 3.5ghz, actually). The only thing I would gain (literally) by upgrading my 460s is being able to turn textures on BF3 from 'high' to 'ultra'.

Woo-hoo. rolleyes.gif I'm not spending more for that.

Just like how PD is crap despite practically every game on the market running just as well as any other CPU (And I mean it being fluid gameplay, not ******* over fraps counters) when you're running a 60Hz monitor and one card.
    
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I wish more people thought like this, but no, fanboys run wild buying a new Ivy when they already had a Sandy, or a Sandy when they already had a perfect 4-4.2ghz Nehalem.. which still runs anything I've thrown at it at 60hz (at 3.5ghz, actually). The only thing I would gain (literally) by upgrading my 460s is being able to turn textures on BF3 from 'high' to 'ultra'.
Woo-hoo. rolleyes.gif I'm not spending more for that.

I went from a 4.3ghz 760 to a 4.8ghz 2600K to a 4.8ghz 3770K. The 760 was a beast but some of us just want the latest and greatest. And could you blame us. These processors are dirt cheap. I know I'm not the only one who remembers spending 600+ for dual cores.
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No point to upgrade if they aren't still TRUE 4K.

4K is coming, including the monitors with better prices in 2014.
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There won't be one. nV has banned voltage unlocking and overclocking.

Reason why they will never again have my money.
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