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Originally Posted by Equinoxe View Post

Yeah i know. And im still doubting the upgrade as its 800€ extra for 10/15 fps increase + low gpu usage fix.

Maybe a 1080p 120hz isnt such a bad idea at all since 1080p runs ultra smooth and gives me the option to max out AA in all games. 1080p also reduces microstutter for me.

What if you sold one of your GTX 680's so that you can pick up a 1080p 120hz monitor?

*EDIT* I didn't realize you already bought one
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post #52 of 62
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Hello guys,

Im thinking of upgrading to two GTX titans SLI.

Not just because the extra performance but also for the issues im having with my 3-way SLI 680 4GB. In many games i get microstutter and in my main games such as BF3 im suffering low GPU usage issues... this is really annoying me since im a pretty hardcore player and i cant play when the GPU usage is dropping to 30% for no reason.. the framerate goes litirally from 120's down to 40's and up..
In 2-way SLI it works 100% fine but does not give me enough power to give me a fluid 100+ fps at 2560x1600.

What do you guys think?

EDIT : here a video of my issues https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lMnZxel2bRY

It looks as though your cards are downclocking too?

Set your NV control panel to "prefer maximum performance" rather than adaptive mode.
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post #53 of 62
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It looks as though your cards are downclocking too?

Set your NV control panel to "prefer maximum performance" rather than adaptive mode.

I actually have prefer maximum performance applied. But when the gpu usage in bf3 drops below 50% my cards start to downclock and lower the voltages while im getting horrible performance.....
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post #54 of 62
If you really want to use the 1600p monitor, then you'll need two Titans.

Have you tried the lightboost hack? I can't play FPS games without it now...
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post #55 of 62
Titan are better for more VRAM and more CUDA.
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My 4GB vram is more than enough. Id just like a bigger bandwith bus. I think 256bit bus is too little for 4GB.

Ill try the lightboost hack tom as i still have to install 3D.
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post #57 of 62
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My 4GB vram is more than enough. Id just like a bigger bandwith bus. I think 256bit bus is too little for 4GB.

Ill try the lightboost hack tom as i still have to install 3D.

You are right, the memory bus is so small that it is useless to have 4 GB GTX 680.

The GTX Titan is a much (MUCH) better choice.


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post #58 of 62
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You are right, the memory bus is so small that it is useless to have 4 GB GTX 680.

unless you want at least 3GB Vram and dont wanna go AMD biggrin.gif
    
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unless you want at least 3GB Vram and dont wanna go AMD biggrin.gif

No, its uselsss to have higher Vram if the memory bus can't transfer the memory fast enough! (Like the above graph shows)

Thats why I vote for Titan, higher memory bandwidth and higher Vram. FTW thumb.gif
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No, its uselsss to have higher Vram if the memory bus can't transfer the memory fast enough! (Like the above graph shows)

Thats why I vote for Titan, higher memory bandwidth and higher Vram. FTW thumb.gif

I'm actually not quite sure how the graph proves that, explain please (dont read the sentence in a sarcastic or mock tone, im being genuine)
    
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