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Originally Posted by 2010rig View Post

Everybody knows that given the choice between Titan & 780 & $350, the 780 is the obvious choice TODAY.

Titan owners didn't know the 780 would be this close, at the price it came out at 3 months later. It was definitely played up to be the top performing "Premium Product" for a while, can't blame you guys for buying it, if you wanted it.

But, Nvidia knew, and that's the point.
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Originally Posted by thestache View Post

Reference model is a good choice. The blower style cooler is excellent and you wouldn't be disappointed with it. Haven't seen anything yet, we know were getting a GTX 770 Lightning, we know were getting a GTX 780 FTW, we know the GTX 780 Classified has a non-reference PCB, so I think it's fair to say we will get a GTX 780 Lightning also. I'd wait for the overclocking model cards.
Because nobody knew the GTX 780 was coming or would be this good and the obvious e-peen. E-peen is the only reason anyone would run 3-Way SLI on a single screen but many people have those setups in the GTX Titan owners thread. Power to them! Pointless but whatever it's their money. Hopefully they sell them now for GTX 780 Classifieds and Lightnings since 1440P doesn't use over 2500MB in VRAM maxed in Crysis 3.

When you are running a 120hz 2560x1440 monitor, you realize how weak GPUs are right now lol. Keeping 120 fps isn't the easiest thing to do. Hell, 3 7970s @ 1300/1800 can't keep 120 fps on a 1080 screen at all times In all games.

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post #873 of 2543
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Originally Posted by 2010rig View Post

Everybody knows that given the choice between Titan & 780 & $350, the 780 is the obvious choice TODAY.

Titan owners didn't know the 780 would be this close, at the price it came out at 3 months later. It was definitely played up to be the top performing "Premium Product" for a while, can't blame you guys for buying it, if you wanted it.

Indeed.
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Probably RMAed it because it was throttling... Lol.
Oh snap, you KNOW there is going to be a lot of complaining about that,.................
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post #875 of 2543
I sooooo wish that the 780 was inside my budget.
I honestly thought my budget of $1200 AUD was gonna be enough

Looks like I'm gonna have to go for 2x770s instead sadly frown.gif
post #876 of 2543
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Originally Posted by PureBlackFire View Post

you honestly think for a second that the 9970 will launch any lower than $550? it will probably be $650 too.

No, that won't happen.
post #877 of 2543
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Oh snap, you KNOW there is going to be a lot of complaining about that,.................

And you know who will get asked the questions? Titan owners!
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post #878 of 2543
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But, Nvidia knew, and that's the point.

Yeah, it's sort of lame if you ask me.*


*Very lame, actually. frown.gif It's a business and all but seems a little bit quick to pull the rug out like that.
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When you are running a 120hz 2560x1440 monitor, you realize how weak GPUs are right now lol. Keeping 120 fps isn't the easiest thing to do. Hell, 3 7970s @ 1300/1800 can't keep 120 fps on a 1080 screen at all times In all games.

If you want max settings and 120fps, you need a lot of horsepower.

I'm running that now... and I wish I could order a 2nd 780 right now. Soon(tm) hopefully...
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will their be a 780 lightning who can confirm what non-ref cards will be out and if they will allow overvolting trying to decide on the acx evga ref one when it comes back in stock or wait a month for a non-ref
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post #880 of 2543
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I sooooo wish that the 780 was inside my budget.

I honestly thought my budget of $1200 AUD was gonna be enough
Looks like I'm gonna have to go for 2x770s instead sadly frown.gif
Sell your 580 for $250.00 on Amazon/Ebay, add it to the funds you were going to use for the 2 770's, SUCCESS!!!!biggrin.gif WAIT,....what am i saying, you are out for 2, my bad,...redface.gif
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