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Originally Posted by 8800GT View Post

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.

I doubt that 7870 outsold the 7970. At least, not on OCN.

And there is much more difference between the Titan and the GTX 690.
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I doubt that 7870 outsold the 7970. At least, not on OCN.

And there is much more difference between the Titan and the GTX 690.
I realize that architecturally there is more difference. I'm stating from a consumer perspective because, I am a consumer. But I can see that I'm outnumbered. Perhaps I've been unclear about it. The Titan is great. The technology is amazing and it's quite powerful indeed. But the fact of the matter is it's not the god card people are making it out to be. The only reason one could justify paying that much is if they need the compute and shader performance. I expect the GTX 780 to be almost as fast. But on OCN you're right the 7970 probably outsold the 7870. Everywhere else? Not even a contest.
post #3383 of 3575
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Originally Posted by 2010rig View Post

I've been called a lot of things too, but somehow always get the last laugh. biggrin.gif

Finally, we are here exactly like we called it. smile.gif

Well, maybe not exactly, wasn't expecting compute to be 1/3 FP32, and cost $1000, but that's besides the original point that GK110 DID exist, and would eventually make its way to a GeForce card. smile.gif

I think people just didn't want to accept the fact that the 7970 was going up against NVIDIA's mid-range chip...... and I'll just leave it at that.

Well its really no different from last generation except that this time Nvidia didn't have a GTX 580 to fight the 7970 with. AMD never has really competed in the big die area and that didn't change this time. Only thing different this time was that Nvidia chose to follow AMD's lead on a small, efficient flagship for all of 2012 before finally releasing a large die card now. And even now that Titan has been released in all of its GK110 glory the lowly 7970 is really not that far behind.

Oh, and I'll just leave these here!






biggrin.gif The Nvidia fanboy is back!!!
Edited by Majin SSJ Eric - 2/28/13 at 6:09pm
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I love the design of the Titan, makes me wonder if people would rip them apart for a waterblock since they look so good in their current form. Gratz on your purchase Majin SSC Eric thumb.gif
 
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I love the design of the Titan, makes me wonder if people would rip them apart for a waterblock since they look so good in their current form. Gratz on your purchase Majin SSC Eric thumb.gif

I have two EK blocks on the way as we speak! And thanks! biggrin.gif
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I love the design of the Titan, makes me wonder if people would rip them apart for a waterblock since they look so good in their current form.

Yup.

Once I got used to the quiet hum of pumps and undervolted fans I would never consider just air again.

However, there is no denying people who keep them on air can end up with a very sexy configuration:

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I actually hate to take off the air cooler as its so beautiful but my rig needs water cooling. Still, I'll be testing them for the next week or so on air...
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My own little review preview. Not going to be done testing until tomorrow, but this is one of the test's results and it's simply amazing. Loving this thing so far biggrin.gif And my tests will be against a 1411mhz Lightning, not some 1100mhz reference 680 either wink.gif

Metro- everything maxed including DOF (except Advanced PhysX)

680 stock 1150mhz/6000mhz- 31.5
680 OC 1411mhz/6500mhz- 35.5
Titan stock 1058mhz/6000mhz- 52
Titan OC 1202mhz/6400mhz- 57

Titan stock increase over 680 stock- 65%
Titan stock increase over 680 OC'd- 46%
Titan OC'd increase over 680 stock- 80%
Titan OC'd increase over 680 OC'd- 60%

Bought 4 to bin them and this is the first one I've tried so far. Even if it's the best of them all, I made out pretty damn well. 1202mhz seems stable so far smile.gif
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Yup.

Once I got used to the quiet hum of pumps and undervolted fans I would never consider just air again.

However, there is no denying people who keep them on air can end up with a very sexy configuration:


That's the thing about Kepler, they run damn cool on air even GK110 does. Waterblocks seem unnecessary to me on Titan with it's restrictive power limit. Which i hope changes.....

My only concern atm is where does this leave the GTX780? It's a an odd situtation given the huge performance of Titan in it's current state.
 
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Well its really no different from last generation except that this time Nvidia didn't have a GTX 580 to fight the 7970 with. AMD never has really competed in the big die area and that didn't change this time. Only thing different this time was that Nvidia chose to follow AMD's lead on a small, efficient flagship for all of 2012 before finally releasing a large die card now. And even now that Titan has been released in all of its GK110 glory the lowly 7970 is really not that far behind.

Oh, and I'll just leave these here!
*snip
biggrin.gif The Nvidia fanboy is back!!!

Looking good majin thumb.gif
 
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