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We want overpriced powerful single GPUs, not overpriced SLI or Crossfire on one card.
This.

Can't really run 4 690s in sli.
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This.

Can't really run 4 690s in sli.

for what? you can buy 4 titans and sweat a lil to justify the purchase against tsm quad fire benchies XD
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I did round the numbers for margin of error added value XD

Anyways though your point makes no sense. What you're basically saying is that since the Titan is $1000 it has to perform better than that. That it can't in any circumstance get 40fps.

But the benches you just showed would put two 7970s just a tad above the titan if we assumed good scaling? And we all know how crossfire is at the moment. The gaming experience with a titan would be superior in pretty much every regard.

So what exactly is wrong with it. There's no rule that says a $1000 card must get X fps at all times but a $1000 SLI/CFX setup doesn't have to. That makes no sense.
 
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Looking it at your way any card is smooth with the proper optimal settings...
7970's or 670 can be overclocked as well as a matter of fact..

Explain the bold 'my way'?

Are you suggesting I somehow have all of these sites run reviews on settings that I specify? lol
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Anyways though your point makes no sense. What you're basically saying is that since the Titan is $1000 it has to perform better than that. That it can't in any circumstance get 40fps.

But the benches you just showed would put two 7970s just a tad above the titan if we assumed good scaling? And we all know how crossfire is at the moment. The gaming experience with a titan would be superior in pretty much every regard.

So what exactly is wrong with it. There's no rule that says a $1000 card must get X fps at all times but a $1000 SLI/CFX setup doesn't have to. That makes no sense.

But i never brought the 7970 cfx to the topic... You guys did rolleyes.gif

I just said for 1k i would expect the piece of hardware last me a couple years not 1 or 2
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But i never brought the 7970 cfx to the topic... You guys did rolleyes.gif

I just said for 1k i would expect the piece of hardware last me a couple years not 1 or 2

What do you expect from the Price / Performance King of this generation?
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post #77 of 338

That? I dont like it and amd can go and rot in hell together with nvidia as well..

I spent $400+$350 for my combo.....
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But i never brought the 7970 cfx to the topic... You guys did rolleyes.gif

I just said for 1k i would expect the piece of hardware last me a couple years not 1 or 2

Well then you must be new to the enthusiast hardware business. At least if you want max settings for two years with a single $1000 GPU. Today's setups get better fps in new titles than previous generation setups ever did. As I pointed out the situation was completely different a while back. $1400 for 8800GTX SLI and crysis 1 1080p at medium settings. Probably didn't get that good fps either.

And still. As you said, $1000. That also includes setups like the 690, 7970GHz CFX and so on. And according to your benches they wouldn't fare well either. So what's the issue with the Titan specifically?

On top of performing very close to the mentioned dual GPU setups when AA is really cranked up in games like crysis 3 it also offers the superior experience due to the single GPU. Also works everywhere. And OC's really well.

What's not to like?
 
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I don't see why ppl would buy 1 Titan instead of a 690. Now with 2 Titans it's a different story. But a guy from nVidia did mention in a video that Titans are indeed sold for sli mostly which makes sense.
Because while you might get 40 fps @ 1080P with one titan... You will likely still get 30 fps on the same system with 5760x1080. The titan scales ridiculously well at higher resolutions, and that is where the value lies.

Not to mention the fact that I could have bought a 680 brand new, then upgraded to a 780 later... and still have less performance than my single titan does, for slightly higher cost. Yeah, I could sell the 680, but I don't like to get rid of hardware unless it is still holding a high value. I like to keep my last gen card for a backup.

The vram alone makes a strong case that this card will still be a contender even in the 800 series a year or more from now. It obviously won't be on top, but I surmise it will be better than the "870" assuming they follow the rebadging method still.

That is one hell of a value if you ask me.
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But i never brought the 7970 cfx to the topic... You guys did rolleyes.gif

I just said for 1k i would expect the piece of hardware last me a couple years not 1 or 2
Hardware can last as long as you make it last, is someone telling you to buy a new card/CPU every generation?

I expect you to leave seeing as you haven't contributed to this thread at all, but how can you really?
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