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Actually if anything Titan is build just for this. After looking at the benchmarks carefully you can clearly see Titian is build for 3 x 1080p + resolution. The lead it has over GTX680 and HD 7970 just keeps going up the higher the resolution. I am curious if higher vRAM capacity HD 7970/GTX680 would make a difference. I know i have hit 2GB+ @ 2560 x 1440 without even using AA.

I'm running a single GTX titan now for x3 1200P.

Runs Battlefield 3 pretty well compared to my 4GB GTX 680 SLI. The extra VRAM those cards had made a huge difference for surround because a lot of games now a days are just under or just over the 2GB VRAM limit so it allows you to let the speed of the card dictate the settings you use rather than the VRAM limit of the card. But with the experience I've had so far of 4GB GTX 680 SLI compared to a single GTX Titan. The GTX Titan holds it's own against the GTX 680s easily. It's trading lows with them in performance depending on the game and situation. Worst case it's 5-10% slower (3-6FPS) and best case significantly faster and smoother when SLI is an issue (10+FPS).

So all this nonsense about GTX Titan not being worth it, is exactly that. Nonsense. A single card that can do the job two GTX 680s did but do it smoother and better (quieter, cooler and same performance pretty much). Pretty impressive.

Everything you've said is incorrect, and there's tons of Titan reviews that also say you're wrong. Titan<690<680 SLI. You overpaid to trade down, but it seems to be the case with Titan owners to ignore a mountain of benchmarks and make their own crap up to believe. "Single card is better than SLI". Yeah heard that one a lot too, except no Titan owner can actually provide any sort of evidence whatsoever that SLI has any significant problems.
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Everything you've said is incorrect, and there's tons of Titan reviews that also say you're wrong. Titan<690<680 SLI. You overpaid to trade down, but it seems to be the case with Titan owners to ignore a mountain of benchmarks and make their own crap up to believe. "Single card is better than SLI". Yeah heard that one a lot too, except no Titan owner can actually provide any sort of evidence whatsoever that SLI has any significant problems.

Lol. Do you have a GTX Titan?

Because I do and it trades blows with my GTX 680 SLI easily. Never said it was outright faster, because it's not but overall is it better? In my opinion yes. Sure it's overall slightly slower but it does it better, not only because it's a single card but being a lot quieter and cooler. And in games I've played where SLI isn't working as intended the GTX Titan beats my GTX 680 SLI outright and easily (ie ARMA 3 and Company of Heroes 2).

But please, go ahead and try and tell me that I'm wrong and that you know more about my GTX Titan and surround set-up than I do. I would love to hear it.
    
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Everything you've said is incorrect, and there's tons of Titan reviews that also say you're wrong. Titan<690<680 SLI. You overpaid to trade down, but it seems to be the case with Titan owners to ignore a mountain of benchmarks and make their own crap up to believe. "Single card is better than SLI". Yeah heard that one a lot too, except no Titan owner can actually provide any sort of evidence whatsoever that SLI has any significant problems.

All one would have to do is refer to frame testing done with Fcat at Pcper or techreport to see that a single Titan is indeed smoother than a 690.

http://www.pcper.com/reviews/Graphics-Cards/Frame-Rating-GeForce-GTX-Titan-GeForce-GTX-690-Radeon-HD-7990-HD-7970-CrossFi

The 690 is indeed very good in SLI but it doesn't equal Titan.

FPS alone doesn't decide the experience.
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Do we need yet another review showing how much an epeen do you get for owning Titan? Sigh...
   
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Hate their graphs. And why do ppl keep making web pages with dark background?! Not good for eyes.

Also, fraps only tongue.gif
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Do we need yet another review showing how much an epeen do you get for owning Titan? Sigh...

don't see the problem. This is just as useful for those with 3 way 680's and 7970's. Some of us like reading about the Titan, even though I know I'll never own it. Not any different than watching Top Gear's Bugatti Feature. That video has just over 4 million views...pretty sure that many people don't own them! We just watch/read to marvel at them and wish redface.gif
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Hate their graphs. And why do ppl keep making web pages with dark background?! Not good for eyes.

Also, fraps only tongue.gif

what'd you expect them to use?

It's a pretty big review, lots of testing. Including frame-time results would take them much longer. Not to mention, they'd just conclude what we already know.
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Lol. Do you have a GTX Titan?

Because I do and it trades blows with my GTX 680 SLI easily. Never said it was outright faster, because it's not but overall is it better? In my opinion yes. Sure it's overall slightly slower but it does it better, not only because it's a single card but being a lot quieter and cooler. And in games I've played where SLI isn't working as intended the GTX Titan beats my GTX 680 SLI outright and easily (ie ARMA 3 and Company of Heroes 2).

But please, go ahead and try and tell me that I'm wrong and that you know more about my GTX Titan and surround set-up than I do. I would love to hear it.

This. I rather have a Titan over my SLI 660Ti's and over a 690.
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Everything you've said is incorrect, and there's tons of Titan reviews that also say you're wrong. Titan<690<680 SLI. You overpaid to trade down, but it seems to be the case with Titan owners to ignore a mountain of benchmarks and make their own crap up to believe. "Single card is better than SLI". Yeah heard that one a lot too, except no Titan owner can actually provide any sort of evidence whatsoever that SLI has any significant problems.
read again the part about running out of VRAM on surround 1200p. should he ignore his own personal 1st hand experience and believe you instead?

also, are you seriously going to state that SLI is problem free?

stop trolling or read moar better next time.
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