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because it is?

Yeah, but everyone already knows it. Especially those of us who shelled out for it.

There is no question about whether it's overpriced, each person looking at them has to decide 'is it worth it for me', not if titan is worth it.
    
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I don't feel any card is overpriced if people are willing to pay it. I paid $600 each for my 580 Lightnings when they first came out and they were well worth it to me as are my Titans and as were my 7970's...
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If the Titan was overpriced it wouldn't OoS everywhere for over a month. Besides, people could argue that the 7970 was overpriced when it came out as well...

well, it was. sure it was a bit harder to see because it was the ONLY card (of the new gen) back then but in hindsight yes it was.

but with the Titan, the overpricing actually helps the sales too. it is not only the Titan performance but also the 1k$ price tag in itself that sells.
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well, it was. sure it was a bit harder to see because it was the ONLY card (of the new gen) back then but in hindsight yes it was.

but with the Titan, the overpricing actually helps the sales too. it is not only the Titan performance but also the 1k$ price tag in itself that sells.

exclusivity sells. Bentley's pricing model actually follows that same line of reasoning.
 
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I don't feel any card is overpriced if people are willing to pay it. I paid $600 each for my 580 Lightnings when they first came out and they were well worth it to me as are my Titans and as were my 7970's...

u are rich my friend.
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Why can we not have a titan performance thread without someone busting in and saying its overpriced.


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Because you can't have a fair comparison between two products with such a crazy difference in price, duh. If you say oh it kicks 7970's butt, it's not a fair point given that Titan is more expensive by greater than 150%.

Really, Titan should be embarrassed to cost $1100 and only return 30% over a $400 dollar gpu. On a purely performance level it is a good clip faster but it's supposed to be so I'm not sure why it needs a pat on the back. headscratch.gif
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Because you can't have a fair comparison between two products with such a crazy difference in price, duh. If you say oh it kicks 7970's butt, it's not a fair point given that Titan is more expensive by greater than 150%.

Really, Titan should be embarrassed to cost $1100 and only return 30% over a $400 dollar gpu. On a purely performance level it is a good clip faster but it's supposed to be so I'm not sure why it needs a pat on the back. headscratch.gif

By that logic every Intel extreme edition chip ever produced should be embarrased. Price never has and never will scale with performance, especially "luxury" products. The fact $1000 can be charged is exactly why it's worth $1000.
 
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I don't feel any card is overpriced if people are willing to pay it. I paid $600 each for my 580 Lightnings when they first came out and they were well worth it to me as are my Titans and as were my 7970's...

Pretty much what I'm getting at. Whether considered overpriced or not, it is worth it for the ones who want & can afford it, it obviously wasn't so overpriced that no one would touch it.
    
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Because you can't have a fair comparison between two products with such a crazy difference in price, duh. If you say oh it kicks 7970's butt, it's not a fair point given that Titan is more expensive by greater than 150%.

Really, Titan should be embarrassed to cost $1100 and only return 30% over a $400 dollar gpu. On a purely performance level it is a good clip faster but it's supposed to be so I'm not sure why it needs a pat on the back. headscratch.gif

I want to agree with you on this one, yes it should be embarrassed... But seriously, we know its overpriced.. we had to pay for it. That rationalization has been around since the price point was officially announced $200 higher than we all expected. I'm just wondering why after so long people with nothing else to contribute to the Titan discussion chime in that it's overpriced. That statement is helpful, meaningful and educational to exactly 0 persons.
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Because you can't have a fair comparison between two products with such a crazy difference in price, duh. If you say oh it kicks 7970's butt, it's not a fair point given that Titan is more expensive by greater than 150%.

Really, Titan should be embarrassed to cost $1100 and only return 30% over a $400 dollar gpu. On a purely performance level it is a good clip faster but it's supposed to be so I'm not sure why it needs a pat on the back. headscratch.gif

I want to agree with you on this one, yes it should be embarrassed... But seriously, we know its overpriced.. we had to pay for it. That rationalization has been around since the price point was officially announced $200 higher than we all expected. I'm just wondering why after so long people with nothing else to contribute to the Titan discussion chime in that it's overpriced. That statement is helpful, meaningful and educational to exactly 0 persons.


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