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I've decided to go with A GTX960 and was wondering which brand to choose? The difference between them is only around £20 which does not bother me.

1) Gigabyte
2) Gainward
3) Asus
4) EVGA

There is also the option to go down the 680 SLI route but to be 100% truthful I'd rather stick to one card. In terms of cost it will work out almost the same anyway.
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Honestly, I dont think you can go wrong with any of them. Gainward isn't available in the US so I dont know their reputation very well. I'd go and look to see who has the best warranty. EVGA is usually fairly well known for having the best "customer service reputation" but they only have a 3 year warranty instead of the old lifetime warranty.
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To be 100% truthful, I am stuck in between the 690 and the upcoming Titan but there are no comparisons between the two. God knows how much the Titan will be on sale for anyway.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Zonet View Post

To be 100% truthful, I am stuck in between the 690 and the upcoming Titan but there are no comparisons between the two. God knows how much the Titan will be on sale for anyway.

The Titan oc'ed is faster than the 690 in a lot of titles.

Check this thread out, it has all the reviews & comparisons you need to make the decision:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1363072/various-nvidia-geforce-gtx-titan-reviews
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I'd go titan haha
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DEFINITELY wait for the Titan. Titan @ stock beats 690 @ stock in almost all benchmarks.
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Titan all the way. i beleive they are already on pre-order from newegg and amazon, i think from asus and EVGA
http://www.overclock.net/t/1363220/gtx-titan-on-newegg-for-preorder
Edited by stubass - 2/21/13 at 7:26pm
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Titan



I honestly dont even see a reason to buy a 690 anymore especially at 999.99.
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oh boy

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Quote:
Originally Posted by OddGusta View Post

DEFINITELY wait for the Titan. Titan @ stock beats 690 @ stock in almost all benchmarks.

No, it doesn't. Still a great card, but it isn't faster than the GTX 690 except in a few cases. If you have $1000 to spend, it's a pretty good choice.


Edited by Forceman - 2/21/13 at 8:37pm
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