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post #91 of 131
AMD had all right to price a 7970 at $500 at launch. They 580 was also priced $500.

People still insisted on buying 580.
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post #92 of 131
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Originally Posted by twitchyzero View Post

we should stop supporting AMD/Nvidia and buy $199 PS3 or $99 XBOX360 or stick with facebook games.thumb.gifthumb.gif

No... This will kill the PC market....no more PC enthousiasts sad-smiley-002.gif
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post #93 of 131
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Performance will improve for the Titan with newer drivers. it is still a very new card after all and a lot of people didn't receive their cards yet.

THIS! ^^^

Seriously, if you only look at the physical differences between the GTX680 and the TITAN, the TITAN should have more than twice the power IMO (I'm factoring in double compute ability too). I can see this coming, hopefully within a few months time to nail the drivers down. It could even be a marketing issue right now to sell more 6xx cards to deplete inventory before TITAN really shows it's muscles. I just know I'm not going to sorry for getting these in the end. TITAN's got incredible horsepower under the hood, they just haven't opened up the throttle on it yet. Don't let me down Nvidia! biggrin.gif
post #94 of 131
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Originally Posted by bencher View Post

AMD had all right to price a 7970 at $500 at launch. They 580 was also priced $500.

People still insisted on buying 580.

No your wrong. The cheapest was $549USD. They sold fast for the first two weeks and then fizzled. AMD could have done a better price. They were very greedy, and it burned them. People had a wait and see. Once the 580 bench marks were made public, it was all over with!

http://www.anandtech.com/show/5319/amd-radeon-hd-7970-launch-recap
Edited by DrFPS - 3/2/13 at 7:19pm
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post #95 of 131
Cool.

I couldn't find any temps in the review... Did I miss it?


Love to see a review with UT3 in it! buttkick.gif


4 Titans in SLI looks like a HOT BOX to me.
Edited by SonDa5 - 3/2/13 at 7:24pm
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post #96 of 131
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No your wrong. The cheapest was $549USD. They sold fast for the first two weeks and then fizzled. AMD could have done a better price. They were very greedy, and it burned them. People had a wait and see. Once the 580 bench marks were made public, it was all over with!

http://www.anandtech.com/show/5319/amd-radeon-hd-7970-launch-recap
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No your wrong. The cheapest was $549USD. They sold fast for the first two weeks and then fizzled. AMD could have done a better price. They were very greedy, and it burned them. People had a wait and see. Once the 580 bench marks were made public, it was all over with!

http://www.anandtech.com/show/5319/amd-radeon-hd-7970-launch-recap

It you mean 680?
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post #97 of 131
These results just make me want to slap every nvidia employee across the face with an amd radeon logo made of steel.
Edited by Captain1337 - 3/2/13 at 8:19pm
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post #98 of 131
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SLI scaling is currently more in the 90+% area, with being close too 100%. And most games released these days DO have proper sli support since sli has become so much increasingly popular, and sometimes needed in certain games. I have had sli setups 3 times so far: sli 275s, 480s, and now 670s. I have had zero issues so far. When I had my sli 275s I believe the scaling was around 60%. This is just my own personal experience though.

Fermi SLI is indeed in the 90% area, not kepler. that percentage also drops off drastically after a fourth card is added.
 
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post #99 of 131
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These results just make me want to slap every nvidia employee across the face with an amd radeon logo made of steel.
Did you not read the same review I just read. The frame times for AMD are horrible. Framerate means nothing. I have 3 7970's. I will take 12ms frame times at 60fps, over 25ms frame times at 120fps all day long.

People are really reading these reviews wrong FPS doesn't mean much when you have really high average frametimes. My 7970's can push high frames but that doesn't mean its smoother than at one Titan or one 680.
 
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At the end of the day, it's your money, do what you please.

You want to attempt very high textures and all settings cranked up in Crysis 3 at 8000x1600 with silky smooth 60fps...go ahead...buy $2000+ worth of GPU.

Hell if I won the lottery/had sponsorships...I'd do the same.

I'm sure even top 1% of the wealthy and/or hardcore OCN members won't bother because they know hardware with similar performance will be out at a much lower price not too far in the distant future. Some of us are just perturbed nV is trying to gouge its enthusiasts by pricing this at a high profit margin...again this price would only make sense if it was a limited production like the ARES/MARS. It just goes to show nV's greed if competition doesn't exist...which is why I hope AMD will always stick around.

I was more referring to the trolling part of the posts.
But I do stand on what I said. Most people are jealous, even if they don't plan, do plan, or think its stupid to pay 1000$ for 10 fps. People are jealous, even if its a bit. You can't really help it.

And regarding new cards on the horizon, the GTX 7xx series isn't that far, and as far as we know, they should get the GK110 core, or at least a good variation of it. This will reduce the performance difference between the 680 and the titan to a very low difference.
Maybe it will have "only" 2-3GB of memory, and not as powerful in compute, but I agree that it will be much much cheaper, and more sensible to buy.
But in the end of the day, how much sensible are those top 1% of OCN really are? tongue.gif
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