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Poll Results: Nvidia Titan Or Nvidia 4GB GTX 680 SLi ?

 
  • 62% (64)
    Nvidia Titan
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    Nvidia 4GB GTX 680 SLi
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post #81 of 86
titan every single time.
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post #82 of 86
Sorry, but I don't understand your guys' opinion on this.

The 680s are more cost effective and more powerful. Newer high-end games are going to be able to utilize SLI technology, and older games or ones that can't really use it will still run fine on even just one 680 (like Minecraft, or something).

So how exactly is the Titan a better option??? (No, seriously, feel free to contribute some relevant "real world" results where one Titan outshines two 680 4GB cards instead of gut instinct opinions.)

The benchmarks speak a lot louder than personal preferences in my opinion, and those minimum FPS scores in the Heaven benchmark have a lot to say too, even if it's just from the loading capabilities of the higher video memory bandwidth of having two cards.

If the OP is looking to get a second Titan, then that might be the better option for him, if he's only wanting to run up to two cards.

No offense to those of you running them, but I don't see the logic in going with one Titan when two 680s or even two 670s are an option.
Edited by Wrend - 3/31/13 at 8:24pm
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post #83 of 86
One Titan now gives a very clear upgrade path to two Titans in the future for anyone who is willing to go SLI. I waited for Titan to come out before I decided whether to get a 2nd 670 or to move to a single Titan. When I saw the price/performance of each option, I went with the 2nd 670. On my next upgrade cycle, I can't make that choice again - I have to get rid of my cards. A single Titan owner has more options at that point.
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post #84 of 86
I don't disagree that SLI Titans should be relevant for some time yet, and it is an option. But for 2k USD for "top shelf" cards, it isn't exactly what I would call a very cost effective solution, considering that he could sell the 680s to put towards whatever he might upgrade to and potentially spend significantly less overall. That's something for the OP to decide for himself though.

All I'm saying is that if he isn't looking to get another Titan sometime, then in my assessment the 680s are a better option in general.
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Woops, wrong thread.
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post #86 of 86
+1 for the GTX Titan http://amzn.to/16pVzlR and if you also plan to SLI later, it scales amazingly compared to any other card on the market
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