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Why did NVIDIA released the GTX Titan? Is it the same as the GTX 700 series? I mean why is is 600, Titan, and then 700 series? What is the Titan's difference with other series?
post #2 of 17
The Titan has not been released yet. As far as the rest of your questions, the answers aren't clear yet.

The Titan has a much larger die (a la GTX 580/GF100,110), so that's the reason it's called "Titan"
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Oh ok. So in essence, it uses an older tech and is not a Kepler-based card?
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No it's Kepler based, it uses the GK110 which is a big die Kepler in the same way that the GF110 was the big die for Fermi.
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post #5 of 17
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No it's Kepler based, it uses the GK110 which is a big die Kepler in the same way that the GF110 was the big die for Fermi.

Any advantages of using a big die over a smaller die?
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You can fit more GPUy goodness in it? For example the 680 has 1,500 something cores, compared to the 2,600 something of Titan, 256 bit memory bus versus 384 and so on and so forth.
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The Titan offers you the performance of the 780 now, but for a $400 premium. Personally I'd just grab an SLI setup, which is what I did. That will keep your performance top end until the 880/Einstein in 2015.
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You can fit more GPUy goodness in it? For example the 680 has 1,500 something cores, compared to the 2,600 something of Titan, 256 bit memory bus versus 384 and so on and so forth.

Ah. But surely the 700 series would be better than the Titan, right?
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Ah. But surely the 700 series would be better than the Titan, right?

I hope so, I'm waiting for the 780 to be released smile.gif
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Ah. But surely the 700 series would be better than the Titan, right?
AFAIK the 700 series are meant to be a refresh of the Kepler series much like the 500s were of the 400s.
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