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Okay, yeah that would make most sense since 780 is suppose to hit Q4, that the Titan would be released much sooner. Thx!
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Okay, yeah that would make most sense since 780 is suppose to hit Q4, that the Titan would be released much sooner. Thx!

I hope everyone is right. Im looking to make a move on new gpu solutions within the next 30 days.
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Okay, yeah that would make most sense since 780 is suppose to hit Q4, that the Titan would be released much sooner. Thx!

I hope everyone is right. Im looking to make a move on new gpu solutions within the next 30 days.
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Why are you linking to SemiAccurate? Its run by a clown, doesnt know anyone in the industry and everyone @ Intel laughs at him

And yeah I almost forgot: He charge $50 for a BIOS picture

well the same jack off who is the source for this artice got his info for the gk110 article he re-posted from 3dcenter, who got their repost from semi-accurate

http://wccftech.com/nvidia-gk110-specifications-disclosed/

http://www.3dcenter.org/news/tape-out-von-nvidias-kepler-chip-gk110-erfolgreich-gk110-karten-aber-nicht-vor-august

so whos to say wccf is even accurate in this artice.
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Unless of course the Titan is the 780, then I'm out of luck frown.gif
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Agreed, the GTX 480 was a beast, in fact those still @ 1080P could of rocked a GTX 480 from launch (2010) right up until now (2013) that's 3 years worth of gaming, good value.

Hopefully the 'Titan' is like the 8800GTX or GTX 480, big powerful beast that'll be on top for a long time.

That also eats enough power to light up a whole city? No thanks. I'll stick to wimpy in this scenario.
   
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Why are you linking to SemiAccurate? Its run by a clown, doesnt know anyone in the industry and everyone @ Intel laughs at him

And yeah I almost forgot: He charge $50 for a BIOS picture

and theres this posted may 17 2 months after 680 launched.
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The other Tesla announced this week is Tesla K20, which is the first and so far only product announced that will be using GK110. Tesla K20 is not expected to ship until October-November of this year due to the fact that GK110 is still a work in progress, but since NVIDIA is once again briefing developers of the new capabilities of their leading compute GPU well ahead of time there’s little reason not to announce the card, particularly since they haven’t attached any solid specifications to it beyond the fact that it will be composed of a single GK110 GPU.

http://www.beta.forums.anandtech.com/Show/Index/5840?cPage=2&all=False&sort=0&page=2&slug=gtc-2012-part-1-nvidia-announces-gk104-based-tesla-k10-gk110-based-tesla-k20

unless anandtech is run by a clown aswell rolleyes.gif
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http://semiaccurate.com/2012/02/07/gk110-tapes-out-at-last/#.URFCoPJLQwo

taped out in january, so they had 2 months to get it on the shelves for the 680 release, when in reality it took about 10 months to get it to the market.

http://nvidianews.nvidia.com/Releases/NVIDIA-Unveils-World-s-Fastest-Most-Efficient-Accelerators-Powers-World-s-No-1-Supercomputer-8b6.aspx

Plenty of time to bring those GPUs to market if they wanted to, they didn't because they can sell a K20 for 3000 retail or at least 2500+ bulk, but can only sell a gtx 680 for 500-600 retail. And the GK104 was already beating the tahiti-XT with the very bad drivers, so why take the loss in revenue for no reason?

This limited run will only be out there to prove the performance dominance, it won't be a huge release.
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Plenty of time to bring those GPUs to market if they wanted to, they didn't because they can sell a K20 for 3000 retail or at least 2500+ bulk, but can only sell a gtx 680 for 500-600 retail. And the GK104 was already beating the tahiti-XT with the very bad drivers, so why take the loss in revenue for no reason?

This limited run will only be out there to prove the performance dominance, it won't be a huge release.

ummmm no
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You clearly lack the distinction between when a product is released and when it is actually finished.

You can bet your bottom dollar that GK110 had completed the prototyping phase well and truly before kepler was ever released and could have been rolled out as a GTX680 if Nvidia pleased. What happened was once kepler tapered out and the HD7970 was released, Nvidia saw the potential of GK104 and made the decision to shelve GK110 from GeForce production......in other words, they could have used GK110, however GK104 was strong enough, and much cheaper to manufacture and as such, GK104 became the GTX680 as it performed on par with Tahiti XT and cost considerably less to manufacture (this means higher profit margins for Nvidia).

GPU chips aren't like shoes, they don't get manufactured, shoved in a box, then sent in a shipping container on a boat on the same day. The production ready designs are completed well in advance of product shipment dates and Nvidia would have had an idea of GK104 and GK110 performance months before the GTX680 was released and once they saw the Tahiti XT performance numbers, it made economical and business sense to go with the GK104 chip for the GTX680.

So just because the Tesla GK110 cards weren't released until November, that doesn't mean that GK110 wasn't ready for mass production well and truly in advance, it simply means that Nvidia made the smart business decision and used a cheaper product that performed more than adequately.

So much fail in this reply.

a) In I+D environments, as soon as the product is done, you put it out. Everyday the tech is ready but not into the market you are losing money, since you allow your competition to catch-up. Would you invest hundreds of millions into a product and, then, wait a year to release it? Really?

b) Any CEO not following a) strictly would get fired by their shareholders any minute. Do you have any idea why products get revisions? Or bugs? Because all companies in I+D related industries work against the clock and any minute the product is not out there is a ton of revenue lost.

c) Do you truly think that GK110 didn't get released early even for Tesla when such cards have a HUGE mark-up and there was a TON of expectation?

Conclusion: you are clueless. NVIDIA, and any other tech-company that has competition around it, will release every product the single minute they can, and not a minute later. Why did GK110 come that late? Because it wasn't ready: be it that it was too expensive, or the fab couldn't keep up or whatever reason: it wasn't ready.
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