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Originally Posted by jomama22 View Post

You cant just assume all titan owners are comfortable with this. And to be frank, it just goes to show how much nvidia let down enthusiasts.

Whether its Nvidia, AMD, Intel, they will never let down the enthousiasts...or I must say, they never thought about the consumers. They only think about money and profit.
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Enthusiasts who aren't comfortable with possible bios flashing and hardware mods you mean.

(though sure I'd like a more powerful power delivery system)

What do you think the chances are of another GK110 being released in the 700 Series refresh without this wall? I'm counting the days mate.
 
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post #3333 of 3575
There's so much talking out of both sides of people's mouth in this thread.

A million posts arguing it's way too expensive and only meant for super enthusiasts who are willing to pay any price for the best single gpu they can get.

Now the new argument is Titan buyers are just casual Joes who won't want to flash a different bios.


Give me a break.
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Originally Posted by jomama22 View Post

The problem with your example is we are talking about a $600 difference vs $170. You can't use percentages in terms of money as value because it just doesn't make sense.

That's like saying to get a cavalier over a geo metro and then using it to explain getting a lambo over a BMW m5. It just doesn't make sense.

If anything, you are just proving all the naysayers point and exasperating the performance per $.

My post was filled with sarcasm, to show how ludicrous their arguments are, at least you picked up that part in my post. smile.gif

If 2 7870's > 7970, then you might as well grab 4 7870's to compete with 1 Titan. rolleyes.gif

Or like I said, take it a step further, what beats 2 7870's? Just grab 8 of those instead of 1 Titan. smile.gif

See? Pure sarcasm.

1/2 this thread is about Price / Performance for a $1000 card.
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My post was filled with sarcasm, to show how ludicrous their arguments are, at least you picked up that part in my post. smile.gif

If 2 7870's > 7970, then you might as well grab 4 7870's to compete with 1 Titan. rolleyes.gif

Or like I said, take it a step further, what beats 2 7870's? Just grab 8 of those instead of 1 Titan. smile.gif

See? Pure sarcasm.

1/2 this thread is about Price / Performance for a $1000 card.

I probably should of taken it with a larger grain of salt haha.
     
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There's so much talking out of both sides of people's mouth in this thread.

A million posts arguing it's way too expensive and only meant for super enthusiasts who are willing to pay any price for the best single gpu they can get.

Now the new argument is Titan buyers are just casual Joes who won't want to flash a different bios.


Give me a break.

You'd be surprised how many casual Joes have bought Titan, many people on this forum have spent more money than they ever have on GPU's in their computing lifetime because they jumped in after a long wait and hype around GK110. Not all of them are competent enthusiasts....

Even if you buy 2x Titans, that's 4-Way GTX680 money man. And like i said not many around dropped that kind of coin until Titan's arrival.
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Originally Posted by Mhill2029 View Post

What do you think the chances are of another GK110 being released in the 700 Series refresh without this wall? I'm counting the days mate.

Very slim unfortunately imo :|

I know we'd all like to go back to the fermi days but I just don't see it, not with NV's current position. If maxwell is a disappointment they might have to give some extra features and use GM100 (or whatever it'll be named) in normal consumer cards. Right now they're reaping the rewards of kepler being a really big jump.

And talking about GM100, I was listening to the PCPer podcast and apparently NV is dropping the Gx1xx code naming scheme because they didn't like people speculating about the 680/GK104 being mid range lol.
 
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Enthusiasts who aren't comfortable with possible bios flashing and hardware mods you mean.

(though sure I'd like a more powerful power delivery system)

I think we actually both agree just said it different ways. I whole heartily believe bios and volt mods will mainstream as time passes, but I feel for the owners that just don't do that stuff.
     
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You'd be surprised how many casual Joes have bought Titan, many people on this forum have spent more money than they ever have on GPU's in their computing lifetime because they jumped in from the wait and hype around GK110. Not all of them are competent enthusiasts....

And what do they get. They just get "stuck" with the fastest single gpu ever made. Horrible situation to be in.

Like many I am hoping against hope that the power limit isn't hardware locked and can be skirted with a modded vbios. But to be honest it seems once on water without the silly fan stealing power 1150+ or more can be expected. This doesn't disappoint me in any way shape or form.

Price/performance isn't good if core clock came stock 1100mhz and it was completely unlocked. So yes it's definitely not good in its current state. It seems unlikely to me many people bought the Titan thinking they were really getting value out of their dollar.
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And what do they get. They just get "stuck" with the fastest single gpu ever made. Horrible situation to be in.

Like many I am hoping against hope that the power limit isn't hardware locked and can be skirted with a modded vbios. But to be honest it seems once on water without the silly fan stealing power 1150+ or more can be expected. This doesn't disappoint me in any way shape or form.

Price/performance isn't good if core clock came stock 1100mhz and it was completely unlocked. So yes it's definitely not good in its current state. It seems unlikely to me many people bought the Titan thinking they were really getting value out of their dollar.

People get dazzled by big numbers, and that's what sells (especially to younger enthusiasts). 6GB VRam, 7Billion Transistors "Fastest GPU on the Planet" And they buy it based on how great their epeen is going to look. Not realising that 100 others have the same GPU and the same benchmark scores. When they thought they'd be in the minority with "Fastest GPU on the Planet" their actually not and becoming common place.

What you'd think would be an "out of reach" GPU to most is being bought by far more people than i even expected. If this was last year and people were spending the same money then. The OCN Top 30 benchies would be completely full of 4-Way SLI/ 4-Way Crossfire users. When in reality you'd be lucky to count 10 with those kind of rigs on OCN back then.
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Intel Core i7-6950X @ 4.0Ghz Asus Rampage V Extreme [Bios:3101] 2x EVGA GeForce Titan X SC Editions in SLI 32GB (4×8) Corsair Dominator Platinums (3000Mhz) 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Samsung 950 Pro 512GB M.2 Nvme 2x 256GB Vertex 4 SSD (RAID-0) 2x 2TB Seagate Barracuda [Storage] Pioneer BDR-207DBK Blu-ray Writer 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
Corsair H105 (Push/Pull) Windows 10 Pro x64 2x 27" Asus PG278Q ROG Swift 144hz  Corsair AX1500i Digital ATX 80 Plus Titanium 
CaseAudio
Lian Li PC-O8WX ATX Cube Case Logitech Z906 5.1 Surround 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-3930K (C2) @ (4.6Ghz) Asus Rampage IV Extreme X79 (Bios 3204) 3x EVGA GTX780Ti's SC Editions 32GB (4x8GB) G-Skill TridentX 2400Mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
2x 256GB OCZ Vertex 4's (RAID-0) 2x 2TB Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 64MB Cache Pioneer BDR-207DBK Blu-ray Writer Corsair H105 (Push/Pull) 
OSMonitorPowerCase
Win7 Pro 64Bit & Win10 Pro 64Bit Asus ROG Swift (2560x1440 @144hz) Corsair AX1200 + Corsair RED sleeved cables Coolermaster Cosmos II Ultra 
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