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Because it makes us TITAN-less users feel better when others don't order TITANs. It's one of those, "if I can't have it, than neither should you!" entitilement generation thing.

P.S. I'm TITAN-less, jealous, and not afraid to admit it. frown.gif

Haha ain't that the bloody truth!

7970GHz or not, an oc'ed single GPU card beating two high-end cards is just mind blowing....(I told you it would, remember?)

I don't think there's a single member out there that doesn't want a Titan......since we can't/won't get one, might as well hate on the ones who did....
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How you can say money is not an issue when you have a user running @ 3500k with a pair of titans i mean COME ON lol...


Why not the extreme then?

Money is not an issue right?
XD



so my 7970/7950 non ghz are not valid then?
lmao

There are lots of reasons apart from money to not change cpu. Personally I don't get much joy from tearing down/rebuilding loops so I try to do it as little as possible.

If I could buy a new cpu and it came with a little guy to rebuild my loops I would do it gladly for twice what the cpu costs. But it doesn't work that way so I am patient and will wait to see how haswell turns out or possibly ib-e and hopefully rebuild only once with 3 titans and be done for a couple years.

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I am jealous as well, for now that is sneaky.gif
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Haha ain't that the bloody truth!

7970GHz or not, an oc'ed single GPU card beating two high-end cards is just mind blowing....(I told you it would, remember?)

I don't think there's a single member out there that doesn't want a Titan......since we can't/won't get one, might as well hate on the ones who did....

...but it doesn't beat 2 ghz 7970s...and a few pages back it was shown that 2 7970s oc to 1200/1800 (which is very modest)beat 1 titan oc to 1180 (which is the highest Anyone can oc right now because of the 265w limit)by 20%...

Heck the 3dmark score with 4 titans oc to 1400 only beat 4 7970 oc (don't know clocks) by a mere 300 points

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...but it doesn't beat 2 ghz 7970s...and a few pages back it was shown that 2 7970s oc to 1200/1800 (which is very modest)beat 1 titan oc to 1180 (which is the highest Anyone can oc right now because of the 265w limit)by 20%...

Heck the 3dmark score with 4 titans oc to 1400 only beat 4 7970 oc (don't know clocks) by a mere 300 points

I
1200MHz on a 7970 is modest? applaud.gif
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Yea, it cost me more, but tell me how to fit 2x 7970s in a SFF mITX board and show me the power supply that can feed them :|

This is one of the only reasons I would for sure buy a titan. Small builds.
     
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1200MHz on a 7970 is modest? applaud.gif

Absolutely. I'd say at least 80% of 7970s hit 1200. My three lightnings pull 1300/1800 without a sweat. So the 20% is actually lower that what I can pull down, Max oc vs Max oc.

This isn't a knock against titan which is a very powerful card, but to embellish what its real life performance is just seems like artificial justification. If someone is happy with their titan than so be it, no skin off my nose.
     
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...it was shown that 2 7970s oc to 1200/1800 (which is very modest)
I

I can't agree with that.

http://hwbot.org/hardware/videocard/radeon_hd_7970/

The average OC of submitted 7970 is 1211 mhz.

So 1200 mhz about average not modest.

Let's not forget that there are a ton of LN2 7970 with ridiculous clocks that push that average up higher than it should be for the normal user.
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Money isn't everything, there is also time and desire to consider.
Same reason my best PSU sits in an idle machine ... ugh at rewiring the current working machine that doesn't require my best psu from the old power-hungry 920 machine. OTOH, I can really power down, swap video cards, and power up to desktop within 5 minutes. Vetting a new CPU for max reliable overclock at minimal voltage increase takes time too.
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