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They have released the card and it has been sold since the 21st but no one has got their card yet and most cards that have been ordered so far will ship late next week. Some will hopefully be in the hands of enthusiasts on Tuesday (some EVGA stock from newegg).

Thanks for the reply, is this expected to continue or is speculation that they will become more available over the next couple weeks?

Also and I am sure this has been brought up, but with poor scaling with 2x 690's 2x Titans should be faster or equal?
 
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post #2172 of 3575
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8GB of shared VRAM is exactly why we could see the 690 start to suffer over the next year, while the Titan may hold it's ground. Those PS4 ports may take VRAM requirements to a whole new level.

If I have to start turning settings down and running worse textures on these upcoming console ports, I'm going to be pissed (and a little poorer after going to the store to rectify that situation).

But how much VRAM can the GPU in the PS4 realistically use? Isn't it basically a 7870?
Edited by Forceman - 2/23/13 at 3:44pm
post #2173 of 3575
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You've officially lost any credibility you had with me with that statement. At least in terms of knowing what awesome graphics look like...

A lot of people don't realize that it's an art form to balance graphics settings and performance. So many people are focused on turning every slider to max it's silly. Crysis 3 is a perfect example. There are a few settings in there that are just horribly optimized and stress the CPU way more than the GPU's and your FPS comes crashing down. Another example is uber-sampling in games like Witcher 2 and Metro that literally halve your frame-rate for a barely perceptible image quality difference. Not to mention turning on ridiculously high levels of unneeded AA and using certain AA modes over others for no visual improvement yet huge performance losses.

There are settings in games like those above that on my 3240x1920 120 Hz setup would completely destroy 4x Titan's. The point is that it is not needed.
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post #2174 of 3575
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Thanks for the reply, is this expected to continue or is speculation that they will become more available over the next couple weeks?

Also and I am sure this has been brought up, but with poor scaling with 2x 690's 2x Titans should be faster or equal?
AFAIK, 2x Titans should be better due to better scaling. Also, it'd be waste in my opinion to fork out 2000$ for cards that effectively have 2 GB of VRAM.
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Thanks for the reply, is this expected to continue or is speculation that they will become more available over the next couple weeks?

Also and I am sure this has been brought up, but with poor scaling with 2x 690's 2x Titans should be faster or equal?

The cars will most likely be more available in the coming weeks. No one knows for sure though.

And yes titan SLI is a better setup than 690 SLI
 
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Thanks for the reply, is this expected to continue or is speculation that they will become more available over the next couple weeks?

Also and I am sure this has been brought up, but with poor scaling with 2x 690's 2x Titans should be faster or equal?

1x 690 vs 1x Titan is debatable and really comes down to preference.
2x 690s vs 2x Titan is not debatable, the Titans are better in the majority of games and do so while using less power and heat.

Check out the TPU review.
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8GB of shared VRAM is exactly why we could see the 690 start to suffer over the next year, while the Titan may hold it's ground. Those PS4 ports may take VRAM requirements to a whole new level.

If I have to start turning settings down and running worse textures on these upcoming console ports, I'm going to be pissed (and a little poorer after going to the store to rectify that situation).

But how much VRAM can the GPU in the PS4 realistically use? Isn't it basically a 7870?
the new PS4 = 7870, I thought it was more the 7750 range.?
my ignorance on that since I do not console anymore.. redface.gif
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It's a shame that this card cost 7000ddk ~ 950 euros here in europe rolleyes.gif
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Looks like the Asus TITAN is up for pre-order on the egg again..

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121724

EDIT: Never mind - out of stock now
Edited by FenixPD - 2/23/13 at 4:15pm
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