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Yeah but it's going to be very expensive. GTX 780 expected for March 2013. I am guessing the price is going to be $600 and down to $500 after a month or two.

that's my take on 780/8970 & Haswell/Z87, the first few month they will have the new product price bump and there will be driver/Bios issues, plus you might not get the special SKU mobo/GPU you want( Lightning GPU or an ROG/UP board) so if I want to buy I'll do so a few month after release.
Edited by sherlock - 1/17/13 at 11:12am
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Interesting considering the one I just bought increased on the egg by $10.
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Cant see gtx 780 for march launch? wish this were true though. I'm tempted for another 670 but bandwidth limitations are the reason i'm gona jump on the 780 bandwagon
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awesome!!!!!

still cant afford it mad.gif
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Hope we get a 790, its tax season time : )
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post #126 of 203
Price cuts might reflect production cost cuts - remember that they had their issues when the 680 first came out.
Also remember the huge count of Tesla/Quadros that all those supercomputers got - many of them were selected out of the same waffers 680s come out - no? So with K Quadro and Tesla sales picking up, supply must have started picking up - esp.

Demand is also going down, since the maniacs lined up to get it as fast as possible - as if it would rock their world instead of a 580 ... biggrin.gif
It is not like a bug chunk of the market will could afford 680s...those that could, already did - $20-30 would not change much, we all know it.
Sounds like any other GPU generation really.
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post #127 of 203
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Cant see gtx 780 for march launch? wish this were true though. I'm tempted for another 670 but bandwidth limitations are the reason i'm gona jump on the 780 bandwagon
There are no bandwidth limitation (that i know of) with 670 SLI unless you are running pci-e 2.0 at less than 8x speeds. 2-way SLI is definitely the sweet spot with excellent scaling!
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post #128 of 203
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awesome!!!!!

still cant afford it mad.gif

I really feel like this supposed price drop is for AU only or something. Literally not a single US retailer has lowered the price since this became news.
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There are no bandwidth limitation (that i know of) with 670 SLI unless you are running pci-e 2.0 at less than 8x speeds. 2-way SLI is definitely the sweet spot with excellent scaling!

I don't think he was talking about PCIE bandwith(which can't be solved by a next gen card anyway), he was talking about the 256 bit memory bus and 192.3 GB/s memory bandwith(compared to AMD's 384 bit and 240GB+/s).
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I don't think he was talking about PCIE bandwith(which can't be solved by a next gen card anyway), he was talking about the 256 bit memory bus and 192.3 GB/s memory bandwith(compared to AMD's 384 bit and 240GB+/s).
I have not even seen any proof of this either. But i can imagine a memory interface limitation when it comes to the 4gb cards and 3&4-way SLI. Maybe even 2gb cards also and 4-way, but there is no Kepler cards that have a higher bit interface to compare against. . I do find it hard to believe with 2-way SLI though.
Edited by Swolern - 1/17/13 at 5:58pm
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