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Will a single 780 be bottlenecked by PCi-E 8x?


No.

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Agreed the pricing is offensive to some degree but it stems from lack of competition. I don't have the money, but if i did i would be considering it for the performance. Hell i still am if it somehow dropped to 500$ The other thing to consider is Q4 13 Q1 14 will here before we know it and we should have some advancements hopefully back to regular pricing as well. 650$ is very hard to swallow for a single GPU no doubt.
Those specs for Volcanic Islands are merely speculation so as of now take them with a grain of salt. Would be great if that were true though.

http://semiaccurate.com/2013/05/20/amds-volcanic-islands-architecture/

Already thought it was strange to have those specs on 20nm this fast. This is really bad. Just taking a forum post from 9 months ago and presenting it as news...
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AMD is very low profile lately and maybe they're preparing something. I just WISH from the bottom of my heart that in July - August they come out and suprise us with the HD 9970. BAMMMMM, price drops everywhere, crossfire fixed, Nvidia cheaper, everyone is happy.

(I know, I know, I'm dreaming but what if.... ) kookoo.gif
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Do you have $650.00? A single Gtx 780 is the boss on a single monitor @1080p..A perfect upgrade for you....

I do, and I know it would be a nice upgrade (and I'd really like to go Nvidia this time around). It's just that $650 seems rather steep merely to get a good single display gaming experience. I spent $200 on my 4850 back in 2008 and it provided great gameplay with any game at the time; I spent $300 on my 6950 and it served me up high/very high settings on most titles (mostly still does), and only recently has started to show a little struggling with the more demanding new games. Now I should consider something double that price? Intel managed to sell me an Ivy chip that wrecks the C2D it replaced, for $100 less than I spent on the thing (and Intel hasnt exactly had much competition from AMD, either, but they dont seem to have jacked up prices in the same manner). WhyTF are my gpu upgrades sticking it to me prison-style?

The 780 does look super sweet, yeah. I'm hoping the 770 will still provide a nicely high-end gaming experience, though, at a price that allows me to play without needing to sit on a donut pillow.
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No.
You didn't even ask if it was 2.0 or 3.0 tongue.gif its 3.0 btw so I am assuming ill get 100% of the performance?
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I do, and I know it would be a nice upgrade (and I'd really like to go Nvidia this time around). It's just that $650 seems rather steep merely to get a good single display gaming experience. I spent $200 on my 4850 back in 2008 and it provided great gameplay with any game at the time; I spent $300 on my 6950 and it served me up high/very high settings on most titles (mostly still does), and only recently has started to show a little struggling with the more demanding new games. Now I should consider something double that price? Intel managed to sell me an Ivy chip that wrecks the C2D it replaced, for $100 less than I spent on the thing. WhyTF are my gpu upgrades sticking it to me prison-style?

The 780 does look super sweet, yeah. I'm hoping the 770 will still provide a nicely high-end gaming experience, though, at a price that allows me to play without needing to sit on a donut pillow.
780 will be more then double the speed of your 6950...
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Yeah, we could really use a new 4870.

We have a new 280 and itulod to bring the flames, I'd say the stage is set!
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AMD is very low profile lately and maybe they're preparing something. I just WISH from the bottom of my heart that in July - August they come out and suprise us with the HD 9970. BAMMMMM, price drops everywhere, crossfire fixed, Nvidia cheaper, everyone is happy.

(I know, I know, I'm dreaming but what if.... ) kookoo.gif
Well, it could be a dream considering AMD makes a huge profit with their hardwares for Xbox One and PS4. I don't see why should they release 9000 series so soon. Personally, I would love to see AMD unleashes their HD 9970 too just to counter Nvidia greediness as their flagship cards are too expensive for many of us. But I have a faith that AMD will release their HD 9970 by the end of June or early July. When that day arrives, its game on!
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You didn't even ask if it was 2.0 or 3.0 tongue.gif its 3.0 btw so I am assuming ill get 100% of the performance?

I didn't ask because it doesn't matter. Neither one will bottleneck a single card.
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Well, it could be a dream considering AMD makes a huge profit with their hardwares for Xbox One and PS4. I don't see why should they release 9000 series so soon. Personally, I would love to see AMD unleashes their HD 9970 too just to counter Nvidia greediness as their flagship cards are too expensive for many of us. But I have a faith that AMD will release their HD 9970 by the end of June or early July. When that day arrives, its game on!

Wont happen.
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