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post #1791 of 2543
No no, I'm not talking about Nvidia vs AMD or such matters. I'm joking about Nvidia and/or retailers greediness. Look how in less than 7 days prices have already dropped. I'm with you on paying a bit more for an Nvidia card, but such huge slaps in term of prices for a newly released card in the EU are absurd.
    
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What are you trying to get for your 7950?
It's not old card so about 250€, I guess it's too much or no one wants AMD after GTX 780 launch ;D
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No no, I'm not talking about Nvidia vs AMD or such matters. I'm joking about Nvidia and/or retailers greediness. Look how in less than 7 days prices have already dropped. I'm with you on paying a bit more for an Nvidia card, but such huge slaps in term of prices for a newly released card in the EU are absurd.

Titans were £900+ on e-tailers in the UK at launch, 3 months later they're now <£800 from the same sites.

Retailers sting early adopters as much as the manufacturers
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Well, the cards have arrived locally here at our 2 cheapest options...





I soooo hope that the 770s will will be inside my budget of $600 each

Lol, that's...cheap. See what I meant, Kane? We have the same model@669 € at its cheapest. An Australian, with their absurdily high prices(international transport by ship/airplane+customs+taxes), have them at which converts to 617€ at launch. The cheapest 780 costs 865$(from 650$) in Spain's cheapest e-tailer. sozo.gif

It should be less, since the € is stronger than the $. Nevermind, crap in the EU and rise their price after direct conversion.

Good thing is, we have free trade between the EU countries, so I'll just place an order on Germany or Belgium for a tasty 550€ 780 and frock my country. It's still 61$ more than what would cost me in US, but at least that's a fair EU price and not a rip-off:D
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Well maybe I will pay a bit more then, but I know what I get when I buy Nvidia. Nvidia is yet to disappoint me, what ATi/AMD already succeeded at. I don't mean to insult AMD, but although I am short of money I don't mind paying a wee bit extra for a headache free experience.

What problems did you have with AMD GPU's?
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What problems did you have with AMD GPU's?

let me guess...drivers?
    
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This jump in performance isn't enough for me over my 7970 especially considering the apparantly small overclocking headroom compared to my 1250mhz 7970 (on stock air). My 7970 OCd probably even beats most or matches OCd 780s (just a guess based on the reviews i looked at).

OC'd 780s are touching and sometimes beating Titan stock numbers.

My 7970 ghz at 1250 mhz didn't get close to my Titan stock.

A good clocking 7970 isn't really worth ditching for a 780 but the 780 wins the contest no question.
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780 is the second fastest gpu on the planet this year and by far the most attractive upgrade for the people who can afford it. it is what it is.....
    
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let me guess...drivers?

Drivers. Noise. Heat. Lack of some nice features like PhysX. Slow updates to take care of new games. Lots of little glitches from amd's cheats errr I mean "optimizations" like flickering shadows and tesselation being reduced automatically. No thanks!
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OC'd 780s are touching and sometimes beating Titan stock numbers.

My 7970 ghz at 1250 mhz didn't get close to my Titan stock.

A good clocking 7970 isn't really worth ditching for a 780 but the 780 wins the contest no question.

OC'd 780s are touching Titan OC numbers, just about. eek.gif They're both great cards but Titan is basically "780 Surround Edition" at this point. Stock 780 cards are beating stock titans handily (see eVGA ACX SC reviews).
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GoldenTiger you're reaching....

No, I'm really not: http://www.overclock.net/t/1393791/official-nvidia-gtx-780-owners-club/840_40#post_20057818 For new buyers, the titan is indeed a "780 Surround Edition" because of the higher VRAM. That post is a huge comparison from a titan & 780 owner with benchmarks and thoughts on noise/cooling/etc.
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