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Thanks silent. I only use Nvidia for several reasons. Drivers adobe support etc.
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post #22 of 46
Don't see what the point in upgrading the mobo would be. you can't have more than 8x/8x in SLI with sandy/ivy anyways. Only way to avoid the possible bottleneck would be IB with pci-e 3.0 or X79 with extra lanes and pci-e 3.0.

And as for waiting for 780 we have no idea what chip the card will be based on. It will undoubtedly be cheaper than a titan but it should also be quite a bit slower, you'll still have the same problems of diminishing returns at 1080p. However with the titan you'll probably never use the 6GB of memory or the amount of bandwidth.

In the end you'll most likely get much better price/perf with a 780 but it might take a while to come out, wont be as future proof and so on.
 
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post #23 of 46
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Wish I could rep you alatar haha. Titan seems to scale ok @ 1080 from the reviews. I know its not as good as 2500 etc but it doesn't seem handicapped to me if I was in sli. 10 Frames at my res isn't going to make me feel like I wasted my money ya know.

I have been out of the game for awhile. Is the thinking that the 780 will be slower than Titan? Titan will still hold the crown?
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post #24 of 46
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Thanks silent. I only use Nvidia for several reasons. Drivers adobe support etc.

Seems reasonable, but im kinda in same boat as you. I have a gtx 570, sure it plays Bf3 ok (ijm also on 1920x1080 single monitor though), I keep thinking about upgrading my gpu. But theres no real point in it for me, until new games come out and I cant play them anymore, ill have to resist the urge to drop £350+ on a gpu.
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Ya I kinda have that upgrade itch. And when the cards I have are finally being stressed and I have to turn down settings, I kinda try to future proof again.
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post #26 of 46
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Wish I could rep you alatar haha. Titan seems to scale ok @ 1080 from the reviews. I know its not as good as 2500 etc but it doesn't seem handicapped to me if I was in sli. 10 Frames at my res isn't going to make me feel like I wasted my money ya know.

I have been out of the game for awhile. Is the thinking that the 780 will be slower than Titan? Titan will still hold the crown?

You will not see cards faster than the Titan before the 20nm process hits sometime in 2014 with maxwell and the next gen AMD achitecture.

GK110 in the titan is the biggest you can do with 28nm. Best case scenario for the 780 would be a cut down GK110.
 
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post #27 of 46
so hard to recommend a Titan tbh. price:performance isn't really that good. coming from two 580's I have a bad feeling you will feel underwhelmed by a bit. although your setup would run much cooler and will consume far less power if that's improtant to you
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so hard to recommend a Titan tbh. price:performance isn't really that good. coming from two 580's I have a bad feeling you will feel underwhelmed by a bit. although your setup would run much cooler and will consume far less power if that's improtant to you

You're not losing any real amount of performance coming from two 580s seeing as my Titan benches within 10% of two 670s. Performance word certainly be improved in VRAM heavy tasks but that isn't such an issue at 1080p
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post #29 of 46
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Ya If I went with Titan I feel that I would go with SLI with them. Otherwise I don't think they are worth it. I see it more as a side upgrade with one which would be stupid. But I am thinking two of them in SLI would be the ticket for another couple of years.
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post #30 of 46
Even if you do side grade with one, the performance loss is minimal and you have a clear upgrade path to SLI.

This is exactly why I did it, coming from SLI 570s. I'll SLI the Titan in the next 6 months
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