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Why does this keep getting brought up? Of course there's cards out there that when paired up will beat Titan. But what happens when you pair Titan up?

No one is getting it because it's the best deal out there, or the most economical. So, what's the point of these arguments anyways?
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It has a better performance/watt than the 7970Ghz ed while still being 30% faster at 1080p. Not bad.
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Why does this keep getting brought up? Of course there's cards out there that when paired up will beat Titan. But what happens when you pair Titan up?

No one is getting it because it's the best deal out there, or the most economical. So, what's the point of these arguments anyways?

The point is if someone have only 1000 euro for gpus. Not 2k. Thats a lot of difference.
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I'm sorry, have you lost your ability to quantify free will?

I can't force you to do anything or, tell you to do anything.

I'm offering an opinion as a business owner/vendor that's sampled this offering thoroughly. Not saying more beyond that but, Tom's as well as practically every single reviewer worth a damned has said the same thing:

"Don't spend the 1k if you're just gaming because you're wasting your money"

I don't know how to be quite clearer but, I'm here to help my fellow "compadres" save some cash.

Say you're right which, I'm not able to confirm/deny, 2x 780's will cost 50$ or so more than a Titan and yet, have better overall performance.

You're ultimately free to spend your money how you choose...I'd rather save your pockets in a garbage economy if I can...Call it goodwill towards other enthusiasts.

IMO, It comes down to if the person likes SLI/CF and does not have problems with Microstuttering.

Basically the way I see it if you have ~$1000...
If you prefer Single GPU and no microstuttering: Titan
If you prefer Dual GPU, don't care or don't notice microstuttering: 780s or 690

I don't think either will be an "awful" choice... The dual GPU setup will probably perform better on average, but have more driver issues.
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Why does this keep getting brought up? Of course there's cards out there that when paired up will beat Titan. But what happens when you pair Titan up?

No one is getting it because it's the best deal out there, or the most economical. So, what's the point of these arguments anyways?

Honestly this is the most reasonable post i've seen all day. Going with 2 lower end GPUs has always offered more price per performance ratio... there is no difference here. You still have many people that don't want to consume that much power, deal with microstuttering or driver issues, or have that much heat coming out of their case. Titan is great for these people, and for those really rich people they always have the option of 2 or more Titans.
Edited by Murlocke - 2/19/13 at 7:30am
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$/Performance and pure performance are NOT the same thing. I will eat my hat if the GTX 780 beats the Titan in games. To accomplish that they would need to go bigger than 520mm2 or drastically increase the efficiency... the latter being something I am not expecting until 20mn and Maxwell.

Some of us (especially those of us with large resolutions or 120Hz) are just looking for the best performance regardless of price. I would not be surprised if Titan SLI beat 690 Quad SLI if Titan was running near 1200MHz (see Guru3d preview) all while not causing "major SLI issues on the X79 platform".

Care to explain that part ? I'm running my rig on a rampage 4 extreme and curious about that bit you said.
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Why does this keep getting brought up? Of course there's cards out there that when paired up will beat Titan. But what happens when you pair Titan up?

No one is getting it because it's the best deal out there, or the most economical. So, what's the point of these arguments anyways?

The point is if someone have only 1000 euro for gpus. Not 2k. Thats a lot of difference.

Well then it depends on what they want- the simplicity of one card, or slightly more performance with the trade-offs of 2. I would personally go with the fastest, because then you could SLI when you get the money. If you go with 2 weaker ones, you could only go 3-way SLI, and that doesn't exactly make the most of the hardware. 2-way SLI has much better scaling, and even with decent scaling on both, I think 2 Titans would beat out 3 680s.

But to each is own. It's just nice to see new cards hitting the market this year. Everyone rejoice! cheers.gif
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Just put this together:

 
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It has a better performance/watt than the 7970Ghz ed while still being 30% faster at 1080p. Not bad.

Shhhh youll make amd fans cry wink.gif
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7970 owners shouldn't be fanboy raging. At launch the 680 was faster. But drivers have have turned into a basic gridlock between the 2 cards. And if your talking surround or 1600p the 7970 wins.

It's a sweet card and i want one but it would be 2k+ for the 7970/680 sli/cfx crowd to get a gain.... No thanks.
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Just put this together:


You do some number crunching for that?
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