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How did you get your card so cheap?

http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1763408

$50 off code for newegg... I had to pay $7 in shipping. $659.99 minus $50 = 609.99, plus the shipping = $617 (well, one penny or so off but you get the idea smile.gif ).
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If you're going to take deal pricing into account, I paid $617 for my GTX 780 SC ACX shipped from newegg as did other people. I was using average selling prices to make the comparison. The point is still pretty much the same though, because when you go from the 7970 GE to the 780 you gain multiple times more than you gain going from the 780 to the Titan for similar pricing gaps in percent, and while ~20% is an appreciable difference 5% is basically this side of impossible to tell. On the opinion front, I would argue that you also gain value from going nVidia vs. AMD but that's treading into tangential territory and is really a matter of opinion more than, in most cases, fact. smile.gif

Please give me a reply with a link to an external site showing the bolded difference or a link to an OCN bench that shows the difference.
 
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post #2173 of 2543
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7970: ~$430 average on newegg at this point with four games that you can buy for $20 on forums. So we can call the effective price if you needed the games as 410, but I'd say many already have them.

GTX 780: ~$650 for ~20%+ more performance. This is a 51% price increase, but not completely nuts considering the premium high-end products often carry in price-performance and that some people prefer nvidia, which helps mitigate the pricing factor to them.

GTX Titan: $1000 for ~5% more performance. This is a 54% price increase. For one fourth of the gain further.

Which one looks out of place? I think virtually everyone would answer the same thing.
A reference 7970 at 50% fan speed was like a hairdryer on low. 90%+ would probably have your system about to take off for orbit, but I didn't ever try that high when I had mine... but what does this have to do with what I posted, other than being a tangent? If you're going to pick one sentence randomly to talk about from my post, take this one: "Stop misquoting me: I have not said it (780) *is* faster, I have said that it is about 5% slower and therefore effectively nil in usage differences. I have never said the 780 is faster outright. So, stop arguing as though I have."
Nothing to do with what you posted really, just saying, those 7970s are loud biggrin.gif
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post #2174 of 2543
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If you're going to take deal pricing into account, I paid $617 for my GTX 780 SC ACX shipped from newegg as did other people. I was using average selling prices to make the comparison. The point is still pretty much the same though, because when you go from the 7970 GE to the 780 you gain multiple times more than you gain going from the 780 to the Titan for similar pricing gaps in percent, and while ~20% is an appreciable difference 5% is basically this side of impossible to tell. On the opinion front, I would argue that you also gain value from going nVidia vs. AMD but that's treading into tangential territory and is really a matter of opinion more than, in most cases, fact. smile.gif

In regards to the second part, though I know it wasn't aimed for me smile.gif ... If AMD can get the drivers out with roughly the same performance still and have them work well, their cards will be extremely good deals and for people without a brand preference, arguably the far better buy.
If you're going to take deal pricing into account i got my 7970 for $350.... and i was just using your averages in my comparison. Besides if the difference between the Titan and 780 is "impossible to tell" i don't get how the difference between the 780 and 7970 is "appreciable". 10% vs 20% isn't really a night and day, but i don't want to get into that... i was just noting that you shouldn't downplay the 7970s while propping up the 780 when it comes to value... because AMD is value.
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post #2175 of 2543
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http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1763408

$50 off code for newegg... I had to pay $7 in shipping. $659.99 minus $50 = 609.99, plus the shipping = $617 (well, one penny or so off but you get the idea smile.gif ).
Can anyone buy off newegg buisness?
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Sigh... do we really need to restate the exact same things that have already been said? I already have linked reviews, go read back in the thread. As far as disregarding the *single 87fps score* by one Titan ever in months of them being benched, yes, I regard that as an anomaly. You simply won't get one without some luck that would also win you the Powerball jackpot. The average of slots 3 through 11 on the Valley chart is 81fps, which is where that number came from. The 780 hardly has any results yet because it JUST came out days ago You are going in circles here and simply discarding the facts that don't suit your argument... so I'm going to have to honestly say this is pretty much pointless. If you make any actual new statements I will gladly talk about them with you, but... I've already responded to what you're still saying in-context previously.

The second best Titan score is 85.5 Fine, use that, let's drop a 780 score as well for good measure.

76.6fps vs. 85.5. One at 1240MHz and one at 1251MHz, 780 is the latter.

Would that be better?

You just can't take an X amount of Titan scores off the top, then average the next 10 and use the best 780 score to compare to that. If anything is disregarding facts it's that.

But what do I know I just wanted to compare the two best scores. Or maybe the next two.
 
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Looks like 780 users are still jealous of the Titan users therefore so many comparisons even with highly OCd 780 vs stock Titan. LOL
Titan owners are the ones who seem jelly. Mad they aren't the cream of the crop anymore. I would be mad if I paid $300+ vram also.
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Titan owners are the ones who seem jelly. Mad they aren't the cream of the crop anymore. I would be mad if I paid $300+ vram also.


especially this 5 fps game difference lol.
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Titan owners are the ones who seem jelly. Mad they aren't the cream of the crop anymore. I would be mad if I paid $300+ vram also.

Nope. I don't have to worry about running out of VRAM (and yes the GK110 CAN really use 6GB of VRAM).
    
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Titan owners are the ones who seem jelly. Mad they aren't the cream of the crop anymore. I would be mad if I paid $300+ vram also.

Unfortunately, unlike what you are saying, the Titan is still the cream of the crop ... probably until next AMD cards (but that is just speculations based on speculations)
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