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Grats for nvidia. Though im deeply disturbed if this is true. Just shows that people are willing to spend a fortune on gpus. Obviously consumers here are the losers. Nvidia will get away with price gouging and no one will care.
Yay for being able to make a profit!

Those criminal bastards... Try not to buy any hardware from anyone then, seeing as the markup on the iPhone 5 alone is over 300%, and they aren't the only company to do that.
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post #132 of 338
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who said they are the same? tongue.gifsmile.gif
depends how much lower. If you have variation between, lets say, 14ms and 18ms, it is much better then constant 22ms for example. But is it better then constant 18ms? Probably.

That's just the average variance. go for the higher percentile results and you start needing lower and lower frame times to keep the gameplay smooth all the way through. This effect can be seen as dual GPU solutions having more individual frame time spikes than single GPU solutions. Meaning you will more often get extremely visible extremely long frames with dual gpu solutions.

And another pro for the single GPU solution is that it just happens to be much more reliable when it comes to working as intended. Sometimes this happens:

 
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post #133 of 338
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And somehow still manages to be a decent value, aside from the fact that nvidia originally planned to sell them at half the cost and call them the 680. But if people are going to be butthurt about that, they should just stop buying things in a capitalist society.

I for one am happy with the cost and performance, and it has nothing to do with the fact that nvidia said "zomg bestest evar" on the box.

Ha, I blow at making jokes on the internet.

Just to be clear - I have no issues with the cost/performance of my card smile.gif
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Grats for nvidia. Though im deeply disturbed if this is true. Just shows that people are willing to spend a fortune on gpus. Obviously consumers here are the losers. Nvidia will get away with price gouging and no one will care.
The funny thing is consumers lose and the consumers are proud of it and take pride in paying it for 30% better performance in a video game. That's the part I don't understand.
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Ha, I blow at making jokes on the internet.

Just to be clear - I have no issues with the cost/performance of my card smile.gif
And you probably aren't very butthurt about the 780 either are you? Not many of us Titan owners really are - cuz we iz still bettar!11
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Grats for nvidia. Though im deeply disturbed if this is true. Just shows that people are willing to spend a fortune on gpus. Obviously consumers here are the losers. Nvidia will get away with price gouging and no one will care.

I'm afraid it is true. I just hope that customers don't start seing the 1000$ price tag as a standard.

Check as example the Valley Thread.

We had

GTX 690

15 single GTX 690
6 Dual GTX 690.

That is a total of 27 x GTX 690 Cards

Titan

24 x Single Titan
18 x Dual Titan
5 x Triple Titan
(we could also have Quad Titan but users with it didn't post because of horrible scaling with Valley)

Total of 75 x Titan Cards





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The funny thing is consumers lose and the consumers are proud of it and take pride in paying it for 30% better performance in a video game. That's the part I don't understand.
Again I point you to any and all Apple products... and basically all Android products. And pretty much every gaming rig that you purchase pre-built.
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And you probably aren't very butthurt about the 780 either are you? Not many of us Titan owners really are - cuz we iz still bettar!11

I couldn't care less, I've spent my money and got the performance I wanted.

Tech ages quickly, it's as certain as death and taxes wink.gif
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The funny thing is consumers lose and the consumers are proud of it and take pride in paying it for 30% better performance in a video game. That's the part I don't understand.

May be because you are not hearing from the real consumers.
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