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I completely disagree. Just because you are looking for price/performance does not mean that rest of us are.
Titan is a very special and exclusive card. But, I don't believe it's exclusive enough, as too many of these have been sold, and that cheapens Titan the supreme gpu image in my eyes. I am hoping that Titan ultra is priced at least at $1,500 so that it is bought by only those who can truly afford it. I don't care much for performance improvement. But, 8gb of VRAM is a must in case I want to run 4k in surround, a 10-15% performance improvement would be nice, but not necessary. And, certainly a different stock cooler so it does not get mixed up with run of the mill all too common Titan.
My wallet is ready , oh my god, I can't wait. thumb.gif
EDIT: Can't read.

You likely won't need that 8GB for surround, since you probably won't need to bother with AA at that point... And I have yet to see a small enough screen for that, unless maybe you want to run some big screen surround and play from 15 feet away.
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Nvidia tested the market with this overprice titan, it is the right situation for the scenario, frame issue with amd gpu, no competition, a year old 7xx series from amd and nvidia gtx 6xx series. Consumers are looking for something that going to surpassed these generation of gpu. Consumers that bought it for 1k are not aware that this could set the trend for the next breed of gpu to be price at 1k or possibly even more...There's no one to blame here but the consumers. I have the money to buy it but my sense in me took over....
    
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refer to my post prior to your response...I'm sure it said "competition is needed"

Yeah, I think we both hit 'post' at the same time smile.gif
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EDIT: Can't read.

You likely won't need that 8GB for surround, since you probably won't need to bother with AA at that point... And I have yet to see a small enough screen for that, unless maybe you want to run some big screen surround and play from 15 feet away.

I am not sure, but I am concerned about future proofing, and would like to have bit of headroom in case I need it redface.gif
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if the price point needed to be at balance again...competition is needed and consumers not embracing the out of ordinary. ocn members need to look out and care for each other....
Right, because everyone in the world will ever sit back and say, all at once... "Nope, costs to much, not buying it".

Never going to happen, the market generally stabilizes on its own. If you don't like it because it is too expensive, feel free to not buy it. Those of us who can afford it will. And when nvidia figures out they aren't selling enough of them because the price is too high, they will drop the price and piss people off.

Or, they will figure out the math on their own, since they pay people to set pricing for them - and they pay them a lot to get it right the first time.


Remember when the 4GB 5970 that sold for damn near 800 dollars came out and everyone freaked the hell out about it? And then bought it anyways?
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Right, because everyone in the world will ever sit back and say, all at once... "Nope, costs to much, not buying it".

Never going to happen, the market generally stabilizes on its own. If you don't like it because it is too expensive, feel free to not buy it. Those of us who can afford it will. And when nvidia figures out they aren't selling enough of them because the price is too high, they will drop the price and piss people off.

Or, they will figure out the math on their own, since they pay people to set pricing for them - and they pay them a lot to get it right the first time.


Remember when the 4GB 5970 that sold for damn near 800 dollars came out and everyone freaked the hell out about it? And then bought it anyways?

Damn, How can I not afford this gpu. I'm a doctor :/
    
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Damn, How can I not afford this gpu. I'm a doctor :/

We know tongue.gif
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Damn, How can I not afford this gpu. I'm a doctor :/

That's your problem, not ours rolleyes.gif
It's pay to play. I have a friend who is a student, but he bought two Titans. I have another friend who is unemployed and he bought a Titan.
If you love a hobby, you can't put a price on it . rolleyes.gif
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i dont understand why they are surprised, people would rather have a single beast gpu then to have a synced gpu that cant sli. yes the 690 is faster but titan has 6 gigs of vram
    
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Damn, How can I not afford this gpu. I'm a doctor :/
How much money you make is almost irrelevant to what you can afford.

Being able to afford something is also a matter of opinion as well, so, that could explain it.
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