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Benchmarking can be a completely valid hobby. Getting a high score in a bench is like getting a high score in a game.

Although I don't really consider buying a bunch of expensive GPUs and running them on air/water for benches a hobby, that's not pushing the cards.

Well I'm here on this site for good advice and hopefully dish some out - but hey, the title of this site =

overclock.net - the pursuit of performance thumb.gif

So there are people that can cos they can - waste money for the reasons above thumb.gif

But I cannot and would not if I could, cos that's not my game, but I take my hat off to the others smile.gif
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The challenge? Getting a high score? The same fun as getting a high score in gaming? Getting to know your hardware and getting a good score out of it is like learning to play a game, can't really see the difference, if you like doing that is subjective.

Benching doesn't have to mean anything for the real world, it can just be done on its own for fun, see here: http://hwbot.org/

You can't "play" a benchmark though, it's all spectating.
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So it means you believe spending another 1 000$ dollars for a 7 fps gain is worth it? Now that is even more ridiculous.

He thought it was obviously since he bought them. Why mock him?

A Titan is not a good value. We know. Hey man guess what? We know.

It's not being denied. It's not being "swept under the rug". We know. You add nothing to the discussion by pounding the price drum.
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Well I'm here on this site for good advice and hopefully dish some out - but hey, the title of this site =

overclock.net - the pursuit of performance thumb.gif

So there are people that can cos they can - waste money for the reasons above thumb.gif

But I cannot and would not if I could, cos that's not my game, but I take my hat off to the others smile.gif

this site is for many types of overclockers. not just the I bought High End Stuff and am elite,

Many oldshcool OC'ers here too, buy the cheap processor and try to overclock it mroe than the expensive one, buy the cheaper GPU for the same purpose. Yah someone is going to have a better PC than yours, but you get to laugh because you saved money and still did well.
hell most people on OCN dont even have new Rigs, they buy second hand last gen. Which is more how I will be.

But If I could afford to be like Alatar there, I wouldn't waste a second on price / performance lol but I think I am still a single card solution kind of guy.
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You can't "play" a benchmark though, it's all spectating.

Well first of all most time spent benching is not spent watching a bench run, it's spent tweaking software and hardware.

But if you get into benching you'll eventually end up monitoring your temps while the bench, keeping them above a certain level to avoid cold bugs, if you volt mod you can end up changing the volts of a GPU mid bench etc. So no, it's not just spectating.
 
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He thought it was obviously since he bought them. Why mock him?

A Titan is not a good value. We know. Hey man guess what? We know.

It's not being denied. It's not being "swept under the rug". We know. You add nothing to the discussion by pounding the price drum.

I'm not even talking about the value here. I don't understand your point if you can't even get my point.


My point is here

2 x GTX 680 to 2 x Titan is worth it though. But 3 x 680 to 2 x Titan, why?

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this site is for many types of overclockers. not just the I bought High End Stuff and am elite,

True but which thread is this? Low end hardware benching or 700$+ Titan jr?
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Where is the fun in running benchmarks aka visual tech videos?

I'd hope if one were to spend $1100 on a GPU they would game the hell out of it and have fun with said investment.

Benchmarking provides nothing but e-peen which in the real world, nobody gives a **** about.

Realistically by the time these cards actually become utilized to their fullest, we'll be on the GTX 880 which will probably blow away the Titan.

Titan is good for running today's console games in high res 3 Way monitor setups with high AA.

Wheres the fun in games, they honestly bore me and feel like a waste of time…Modifying HW and SW to achieve a higher bench is far and away more fun and you get to learn something to boot.
 
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I dont care either way, Im just saying overclockign doesnt require the best hardware or the top score.

People are free to comment in here that the card is over priced, again, I dont care either way. I would certainly buy one just for the E-Peen if I had money like that.

If you dont like people commenting about it being a bad price or performance ration, then click those people, and choose ignore.

Rather than fighting back and forth, its stupid.
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Titans are a silly purchase with Volta only a couple years away!

Seriously though:
Is there any value to having a couple titans then a titan jr for physx?
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