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Titan is at best 1.5x the amount a a 680. At worst just slightly better. Is it a great card, sure, is it worth the price? Hell no, not when you can get two cards fro less than the price of a titan and have much better performance. Even in Crysis 3 at 5760x1080 the 690 still beats a titan, and sli 680s will beat a 690. Do the math.
http://us.hardware.info/reviews/4030/nvidia-geforce-gtx-titan-review-incl-5760x1080-and-frametimes
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post #122 of 131
In conclusion, Tri or Quad SLI Titan is similar to wiping your butt with 5 dollar bills for a month. It might feel better to some of us, though no-one really needs it.


j/k

I realize this is extreme. GG Titan !

Quote:
Originally Posted by JTHMfreak View Post

Titan is at best 1.5x the amount a a 680. At worst just slightly better. Is it a great card, sure, is it worth the price? Hell no, not when you can get two cards fro less than the price of a titan and have much better performance. Even in Crysis 3 at 5760x1080 the 690 still beats a titan, and sli 680s will beat a 690. Do the math.
http://us.hardware.info/reviews/4030/nvidia-geforce-gtx-titan-review-incl-5760x1080-and-frametimes

In all honesty. The only reasons I can think of to buy Titan. Single card, loads of RAM.

The latter being the reason why I would potentially buy it.
Edited by MoGTy - 3/3/13 at 2:51am
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post #123 of 131
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Who are you to decide what's a sensible purchase for others?
Titan is worth it to some people. Just cause you don't have a good paying job doesn't make it a bad buy.

& thx for calling me a numbnutt..... very original.

I am god, and so I can decide whatever I want.

But seriously, this is my view on it. You can agree or not, but "who are you to" is not a valid argument in any debate. I am a poster the same as you. Just maybe with a bit more sense of worth.
Who you are to say my points aren't valid?

Unless you are playing at 3D in surround, there is really no reason to rush and buy them. This is how I see it.
And thank you for taking the concern about my paying job. It actually does allow me to buy all sort of stuff without a hit in the wallet. Even the titans.

And you are welcome. I indeed was going for "originality".... you were of course "spot on".
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post #124 of 131
There goes in GPUs my computer budget for 6 years biggrin.gif
   
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post #125 of 131
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I am god, and so I can decide whatever I want.

But seriously, this is my view on it. You can agree or not, but "who are you to" is not a valid argument in any debate. I am a poster the same as you. Just maybe with a bit more sense of worth.
Who you are to say my points aren't valid?

Unless you are playing at 3D in surround, there is really no reason to rush and buy them. This is how I see it.
And thank you for taking the concern about my paying job. It actually does allow me to buy all sort of stuff without a hit in the wallet. Even the titans.

And you are welcome. I indeed was going for "originality".... you were of course "spot on".

Apology accepted .
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Apology accepted .

As long as yours is sincere, of course I will accept it.
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Meanwhile back at the ranch biggrin.gif



I like a good debate that's why I come here, and to see apology here and there means we as humans have moved on thumb.gif
post #128 of 131
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As long as yours is sincere, of course I will accept it.
Have a good day smile.gif

I just cant help but laugh at the statement above with your Avatar next to it! biggrin.gif
post #129 of 131
I own 4 Titans, and it seems there needs to be some serious driver optimizations to increase scaling. Even in Unigine 4.0 I'm getting dips in GPU usage at times, from 95% on each card down to the 50s-60s, which ofc is hurting the score.
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I own 4 Titans, and it seems there needs to be some serious driver optimizations to increase scaling. Even in Unigine 4.0 I'm getting dips in GPU usage at times, from 95% on each card down to the 50s-60s, which ofc is hurting the score.

Any chance you can run valley? I'm dying to see how much faster quad titans are compared to quad 7970's
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