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Originally Posted by Sainesk View Post

Wonder how well these will fold... looks like 7970 GHz is still king when it comes to high end gaming price to performance though.
who Folds on a Radeon GPU and makes any real progress.?
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These results seem so driver dependent thinking.gif


It's ironic that you say that. It's been over a year now and multi gpu scaling on nvidia has not changed nor has the 680 basically.
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799 - start
899 - buy it now

See where that gets me, I don't "need" to unload it. Just sick of the VRAM issue on cyrsis.

799's not bad. I wouldn't pay for then 850 for a used 690

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If 8970 is priced similar to HD 7970 GHz and 20% faster it would really make Titan look bad.

Thankfully the 8970 is like 9+ months away
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Not compared to a Corvette wink.gif

The Corvette is a 7970 GHZ edition. Loud, obnoxious, fast, and mostly plastic. Anyway, let's not get too literal here and derail the thread.

/off-topic

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Wow
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Wonder how well these will fold... looks like 7970 GHz is still king when it comes to high end gaming price to performance though.
who Folds on a Radeon GPU and makes any real progress.?

Wow you have terrible reading comprehension.
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I was just reading the techpower up conclusion and I think they say it best. If you have $1,000 to spend, get a 690. If you have $2,000 to spend get sli titans. In most cases it will beat quad sli 690's, with less heat, less power, less noise, at the same price point. 2 Titans seems to be the sweetspot, and we will see better driver optimization. When all is said and done the Titan (with an OC) will be equal to, or close enough to a 690.
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The GTR is great performance per money compared to other Euro brands. Maybe more like one of these:
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I see cougars driving that SL63 AMG all over the west side. Not exactly a comparison, although it is a nice car thumb.gif
    
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http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/geforce_gtx_titan_review,25.html

So what I am going to assume at this point is that overclocking is severely dependent on the chip itself and looks as though temperature will have little to do with it (water cooling at least, ln2 will still be fun).

So guru was getting upwards of 1175 @1.2v but being throttled by the 265w limit down to 1097/1.62v. So it looks that even 1175 @1.2v is hard to keep without being throttled.

Take a look at the afterburner chart on the guru3d page, it never stays at 1175 and immediately drops to about 1125-1150 and as low as 1097.

All of these throttles are solely hard wattage throttles, nothing temperature related.

What I think now is still, no matter what you set your overclock to, you are at the mercy of 265w. If you have a low leakage chip(high asic) than you will get more, lower asic lower Oc. So I will assume that ~1150 (probably closer to 1135) is the Max consistent oc you will see on titan on air/water cooling.

Taking a look at their oc improvement numbers, it is quite lackluster. So a 31.3% oc (876("stock boost") to 1150(really highest sustained oc)) only produces an 9% performance increase (112fps to 122fps crysis2 1600p). But as I said, because of the boost jumping around between 1097-1150(even with Oc set at 1175) you aren't getting the expect over clocking performance.

This makes me also think that under stock conditions, the card will boost to 1019 by itself or higher is temperature is controlled.

Well this is upsetting to say the least
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post #509 of 3575
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If 8970 is priced similar to HD 7970 GHz and 20% faster it would really make Titan look bad.

Very true, heck even the gtx 780.




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Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post

FYI: If anyone wants a Evga GTX 680 SuperClocked for $350 shipped.. I'll be selling mine here shortly. I'll list it sometime next week... tongue.gif
Hands down the best you can get on a consumer grade card.

Haha , someone has the buying bug?
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Wow
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Originally Posted by Sainesk View Post

Wonder how well these will fold... looks like 7970 GHz is still king when it comes to high end gaming price to performance though.
who Folds on a Radeon GPU and makes any real progress.?

Wow you have terrible reading comprehension.
no, that was a rhetorical question... rolleyes.gif
I know what you stated.

*sigh*
next time do not act so 'irrational'... wink.gif
Edited by malmental - 2/21/13 at 8:43am
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