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post #41 of 263
2 680s will beat the titan unless you plan on sli ing the titan down the line. If you have the money to blow, heck get 2. If not, your better off with the 680s.
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here titan titan http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/5899086 tongue.gif
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post #43 of 263
Quote:
Originally Posted by B!0HaZard View Post

The Titan is an entry-level card for professionals (3D rendering and stuff) that can both game and do work-related things. The GTX 680 is gimped to a fraction of its potential to make sure only gamers can use a card at its price point.
Workstation graphics cards (which you might know as NVIDIA's Quadro range) are hugely expensive compared to regular GeForce cards. As someone else said, wait for the GTX 780 which will likely be a pure gaming card. Should be faster in gaming and cheaper.
Source: http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/geforce-gtx-680-review-benchmark,3161-14.html, http://www.anandtech.com/show/6774/nvidias-geforce-gtx-titan-part-2-titans-performance-unveiled/3

GTX 680 isn't gimped for the sake of being "gimped". It physically lacks dynamic parallelism, hyper-q, the memory subsystems, and floating point hardware.
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Simple and plain NEIN.

Also, l88bastar, only an outright eggplant would trade a 7970 Quadfire for a 680 SLI, and then the 680 SLI for a Titan.

Umn no...The 7970 lightnings were FAIL as they did not have any Dual Link DVI outs, which made them useless when I got my three Catleap 2bs. I went with two 680gtx Classifieds because they offered two Dual Link DVI ports per card and were miles easier to work with to overclock my 2bs to 130hz than any AMD solution. The Classifieds were decent, but my eye is very picky with frame rate dips and EVERY MULTI GPU SOLUTION on the face of the planet does not handle frame rate dips well. When your frames go from 130+FPS to sub 60FPS during intense gameplay on ANY multi-GPU solution it aint pretty. One single gpu solution handles sub 60hz dips FAR BETTER, THATS WHY SLI BENCH MARK NUMBERS ARE USELESS....THUS one GPU solution is still a superior & SMOOTHER gaming experience.

You still haven't answered me why two or three 480gtxs are not better than one 680gtx? By your FAIL logic three or four 480gtxs should be the way to go right now for value & performance. Why you no trisli 480gtx now?
Edited by l88bastar - 2/28/13 at 4:55pm
post #45 of 263

Keep it civil, guys. There's no need to get mad at each other over a difference in opinion.

post #46 of 263
No, if you have SLI 680's it's worse. Stick with the 680's unless you plan on 2x Titans.
 
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Mmmmm... i guess i will keep 680 SLI because i still can return to egg for titan
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I think I will wait until gtx 880
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Titan is geared toward the people that can only fit a single gpu in their rig that can't fit a 690. Think of those mini rigs. Titan really only becomes worth it when you have two of em, and at that point you've spent $2000! Most sli setups will easily match if not beat a single titan for less money. SLI issues are fairly rare these days anyway, at least for mew that is. If you had a mini gaming rig and needed the most performance but could not fit a 690, sure go titan, otherwise be a smarter shopper.
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GTX 680 SLI > TITAN

No doubt about that one.
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