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Nowhere was it even implied that they would install the TF5 on a titan.

Yeah i re-read it again...
 
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Difference being that all of the cards you just mentioned as being much better than X were manufactured on a newer node. 4870 -> 5870 was 55nm -> 40nm (or 65nm -> 40nm? can't remember). This is just a bigger chip on the same 28nm node as previous cards.

And this is less than a year after the 680 launched.
So? That's like saying "My new 2012 Dodge Charger is the limited edition. It doesn't have the SRT8 like the 2013 charger will but it has a re-vamped V6 that is supercharged and is 30% faster and has 30% more acceleration. It's 2x the price." Sure, it's pretty amazing what they can do with the same technology. But in the end there's better for less and it's just not a smart decision, no matter how good it may seem in comparison to other products. Would you spend 1.2 million dollars on a Bugatti Veyron or 500k on a Koenigsegg ccx that is only 10% slower? Sorry for the car references but I feel it applies.
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I wasn't talking about Titan being a furnace or a watercooled gpu. I was speaking of most gpu's that are cranked to the max on air when overclocked. Noise, heat, crash. Just an ongoing cycle. I was told 2 weeks ago that this card wouldn't overclock well. I just kept my word to keep quiet. Sorry for anyone who purchased Titan hoping it would overclock and push it past a 690. Nvidia isn't dumb people. Bring on all the hate. I still have 2 grand in my pocket. Glad I didn't spend it.

You kept your word to be quiet? Really? All we heard is your rambling for the past week and now your troll comments. The only thing being trolled right now is your ability to remember the things you have said over the past week, and at no point did you keep your mouth shut.
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So? That's like saying "My new 2012 Dodge Charger is the limited edition. It doesn't have the SRT8 like the 2013 charger will but it has a re-vamped V6 that is supercharged and is 30% faster and has 30% more acceleration. It's 2x the price." Sure, it's pretty amazing what they can do with the same technology. But in the end there's better for less and it's just not a smart decision, no matter how good it may seem in comparison to other products. Would you spend 1.2 million dollars on a Bugatti Veyron or 500k on a Koenigsegg ccx that is only 10% slower? Sorry for the car references but I feel it applies.

Car comparisons don't actually apply here at all because of the nature of the GPU market and how it advances. With titan NV is basically offering next gen performance right now for a higher price.

However let's still look at your argument:
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But in the end there's better for less and it's just not a smart decision, no matter how good it may seem in comparison to other products.

No, no, no and no.

Titan is the best single GPU you can get right now. As a single GPU it can not be directly compared to multi GPU solutions due to the inherent differences between single and multi GPU systems. There is nothing better out there that costs less. Hell there isn't even anything better that costs more.

The "smart decision" arguments are also always completely subjective. A 7870 offers better price/perf than a 7970, why aren't people using 7870s? a 6670 is even better in that regard. As with supercars etc. the price isn't really important here, Titan is a halo product and it's meant to be one and should be judged as one.
 
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I can see aftermarket coolers (TF5 and maybe the WindForce from gigabyte) being attached to these TITAN cards, but definitely no custom PCB's
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You kept your word to be quiet? Really? All we heard is your rambling for the past week and now your troll comments. The only thing being trolled right now is your ability to remember the things you have said over the past week, and at no point did you keep your mouth shut.

Its cool no offense taken bro. I'd be mad too.
 
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Deleted. Accidentally kicked a horse.
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Its cool no offense taken bro. I'd be mad too.

I have to echo what guinner16 said. I have been reading some of your threads from less than a week ago and your attitude was nothing but positive about buying Titan, in most case you were essentially bragging the whole time and pre-ordered yourself.

But now your saying you had foresight of it's overclockability weakness 2 weeks ago and kept quiet?
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Car comparisons don't actually apply here at all because of the nature of the GPU market and how it advances. With titan NV is basically offering next gen performance right now for a higher price.

However let's still look at your argument:
No, no, no and no.

Titan is the best single GPU you can get right now. As a single GPU it can not be directly compared to multi GPU solutions due to the inherent differences between single and multi GPU systems. There is nothing better out there that costs less. Hell there isn't even anything better that costs more.

The "smart decision" arguments are also always completely subjective. A 7870 offers better price/perf than a 7970, why aren't people using 7870s? a 6670 is even better in that regard. As with supercars etc. the price isn't really important here, Titan is a halo product and it's meant to be one and should be judged as one.
People are. I guarantee the 7870 has outsold the 7970. Secondly I said better for less not better single card for less. Did i say that it's not the fastest card? No. Is the GTX 690 better for less? You're damn right it is. And the 6670 had a retail price of 99$. The 6770 had a retail price of 119$. That means that the 6770 was better value until recent price drops on the 6670. The different between the titan and the 690 is that it has 1 chip instead of 2. Both are a single card and both are huge and expensive.
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Titan is the best single GPU you can get right now. As a single GPU it can not be directly compared to multi GPU solutions due to the inherent differences between single and multi GPU systems. There is nothing better out there that costs less. Hell there isn't even anything better that costs more.

The "smart decision" arguments are also always completely subjective. A 7870 offers better price/perf than a 7970, why aren't people using 7870s? a 6670 is even better in that regard. As with supercars etc. the price isn't really important here, Titan is a halo product and it's meant to be one and should be judged as one.

^ This is what I've been trying to say all along as well!
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