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I would say that if you already have a (good) 670 or 680, you would probably be better off taking advantage of the influx of cheap cards and running 2 or 3 in SLI and waiting for the true next generation of cards than you would be buying a 780. The reason being, by the time the new consoles and games are out, either way you will find that you are yearning for more power. Also, $250-350 for a second 670 or 680 will give you a lot more performance for the money than a ssingle 780.

I am curious to see if the 780 Classy or Lightnings come with a 6GB frame buffer and voltage control. If so, and if they clock to 1200+ core and 7000+ memory, I MAY consider them for 1440p gaming. Otherwise, I am sticking to 2 then 3 way 670 FTW SLI (and grabbing a 650Ti Boost for PhysX) until the 880 surfaces.
   
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I would say that if you already have a (good) 670 or 680, you would probably be better off taking advantage of the influx of cheap cards and running 2 or 3 in SLI and waiting for the true next generation of cards than you would be buying a 780. The reason being, by the time the new consoles and games are out, either way you will find that you are yearning for more power. Also, $250-350 for a second 670 or 680 will give you a lot more performance for the money than a ssingle 780.

I am curious to see if the 780 Classy or Lightnings come with a 6GB frame buffer and voltage control. If so, and if they clock to 1200+ core and 7000+ memory, I MAY consider them for 1440p gaming. Otherwise, I am sticking to 2 then 3 way 670 FTW SLI (and grabbing a 650Ti Boost for PhysX) until the 880 surfaces.

Some guy already got a GTX 780 @ 1202 Core over in the Owners thread. First User OC.
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Not worth it waiting for new line up so whoever comes up with something that doubles Tahiti/Kepler performance will get my money.
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I am debating on getting rid of my SLI GTX670's and getting one GTX780, I figured the performance will be about the same but with just one card, so I won't have any issues related to SLI. I would go TRI-SLI on the GTX670's, but I tried that before and ran into issues trying to get it to run correctly, so for me it would be less of a headache with just one card which on a single monitor would be good enough.
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Not worth it waiting for new line up so whoever comes up with something that doubles Tahiti/Kepler performance will get my money.

You'll be waiting until 2015.

Bet they release GM204 as the GTX 880 then GM210 as the 980. Then a new naming scheme with Volta.
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I am debating on getting rid of my SLI GTX670's and getting one GTX780, I figured the performance will be about the same but with just one card, so I won't have any issues related to SLI. I would go TRI-SLI on the GTX670's, but I tried that before and ran into issues trying to get it to run correctly, so for me it would be less of a headache with just one card which on a single monitor would be good enough.

1 GTX 780 gets 59 FPS Max settings in BF3 at 1600p. So for 1440P Probably 3-4 more fps.

Thats all i have to say.
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You'll be waiting until 2015.

Bet they release GM204 as the GTX 880 then GM210 as the 980. Then a new naming scheme with Volta.
20nm refresh will already achieve this a die shrink in gpu world actually mean something because they can simply stuff a chip more dense than a cpu.
I think we have 2x GTX680 performance before the end of the year thumb.gif
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20nm refresh will already achieve this a die shrink in gpu world actually mean something because they can simply stuff a chip more dense than a cpu.
I think we have 2x GTX680 performance before the end of the year thumb.gif

Poo in one hand and wish in the other.

Which weighs more?

Nvidia will milk Maxwell just like it milked Kepler. You will get the GTX *60 Series as the GTX *80 series and use the full GM210 for the refresh.
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Poo in one hand and wish in the other.

Which weighs more?

Nvidia will milk Maxwell just like it milked Kepler. You will get the GTX *60 Series as the GTX *80 series and use the full GM210 for the refresh.
If they screw me with a small compute gimped core then I will once again not buy from them since Kepler they're trying to put gimped gaming optimezed chips in everything.
Guess it is AMD if they choose to do it again.
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If they screw me with a small compute gimped core then I will once again not buy from them since Kepler they're trying to put gimped gaming optimezed chips in everything.
Guess it is AMD if they choose to do it again.

AMD stated that its not going past 400mm2 chips because of yields so i think that puts your 2x performance to rest.
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