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Originally Posted by CallsignVega View Post

Uh, what a joke article. Did anyone even read it?

Firstly, these aren't regular 7970's. They are $600 cards running at 1200 MHz core. Secondly, the reviewer stated the limited they Titan's core to 876 MHz. rolleyes.gif

The 7970's are virtually maxed out on overclock while the Titan's are under-clocked. They fixed the Titan core to 876 MHz. Not sure why so many review sites are fail.

On top of all that the 58% SLI scaling for Titan in that benchmark is the worst SLI scaling seen for a while( TPU's SLI bench shows 78%).
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I'd laugh but that would be hypocritical.
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post #33 of 666
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Lets keep in mind amd drivers for that card have had a year to mature, Titan is brand new. Not really a fair test.

However, I still think Titan is a overpriced card. Rendering it useless IMO.

At a solid grand a pop, those users should be getting an optimal experience in my opinion. That is a lot to pay for and get the same experience as 2x7970s. When you put out a premium product people expect a premium experience.
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LoL. I will always take bang for buck over fastest single component.
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post #35 of 666
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At a solid grand a pop, those users should be getting an optimal experience in my opinion. That is a lot to pay for and get the same experience as 2x7970s. When you put out a premium product people expect a premium experience.

This. But the reality is, you'll pay that much for a card and never get the performance of Xfire 7970s or SLI 680s. In fact, you're probably paying more for a Titan than if you find a nicely priced pair of 680s/7970s.

As for comparing younger drivers to older drivers... what the heck else do you want them to do? Run the 7970s with drivers they released with? How pointless would that be...

All of that being said, I expect Titan performance to improve, as most cards do in time, due to improved drivers. Just look at how for the 7970s came.
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The scaling in Techpowerup's Titan review isn't as terrible as this review though:



78% scaling for Titan(compared to 57% from this review), 99% scaling for 7970 Ghz(95% for 7970 Toxic in this review).

So either this benchmark/setting combo they run is really tough on SLI scaling or something went wrong in their driver installation.

Either way Nvidia does have some driver work to do on Titan SLI scaling becasuse even 78% SLI scaling is inexcusable for a $1000 GPU.

Also, I don't know what effect it has for BF3 at 2560x1600 at the settings they used, but for the review in the OP they were testing with 6 GB HD 7970's.
 
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Were the crossfired 7970s @ the standard Toxic boost clock of 1100mhz or "lethal boost" of 1200mhz?
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Also, I don't know what effect it has for BF3 at 2560x1600 at the settings they used, but for the review in the OP they were testing with 6 GB HD 7970's.

The 7970 performance & scaling(high 90s%) all seem normal compared to other recent benches of 7970 CFX( 7970's 384bit 3GB can't bottleneck BF3 at 1600p), Titan SLI scaling have been really poor(<80%) for a $1000 card, but this bench took it down to dreadful levels(<60%).
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Were the crossfired 7970s @ the standard Toxic boost clock of 1100mhz or "lethal boost" of 1200mhz?

Just look at the picture in post 1 enlarged, the 7970 toxics were running the 1200mhz lethal boost.
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Were the crossfired 7970s @ the standard Toxic boost clock of 1100mhz or "lethal boost" of 1200mhz?

The graph in the OP says 1.200 Mhz.

Edit: actually it doesn't say, it only says for the single card results, but I presume they used the same settings.
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pffft 7970's rolleyes.gif

titans are titans therefore king of the best of the bestestness...

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