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Sometimes you have to stop thinking with the OCN mindset. If we had our way, companies like alienware would not exist.

Plenty of people buy stuff based only on their price, not everyone is like OCN'ers. They won't research, they just assume what is most expensive is the best.

The majority of people are not like us...so yeah.
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Yeah we do Over-analyze pretty much every computer part known to man,......Hell if I didnt know any better I would just assume thats the best Gpu in the Market based on price alone!~ I still havent seen em hit $1200 like at Microcenter, and The egg is selling them for roughly $1000.
     
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Yeah we do Over-analyze pretty much every computer part known to man,......Hell if I didnt know any better I would just assume thats the best Gpu in the Market based on price alone!~ I still havent seen em hit $1200 like at Microcenter, and The egg is selling them for roughly $1000.

Technically is still the top performing SINGLE CARD. However, it is still a dual GPU. and the 780 and TItan are faster but are single die. The only real reason to use a dual gpu single die is if you are going a small build or only have a single PCI-E slot. Otherwise, performance wise, you'd be better off with dual cards. Although, that is more expensive. There are trade offs to everything though.

It's definitely not worth it at 1200, And unless you have to do a single card, it's not worth it at even 1000. Considering dual 770s is 200 cheaper and faster.
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they should make a gtx 785 with 2 gk104's

With 4GB of the 7Ghz ram and a blower cooler, I'd be all over that.
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Blower cooler? Forget that noise. Give me a wateecooled one!
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Sometimes you have to stop thinking with the OCN mindset. If we had our way, companies like alienware would not exist.

Plenty of people buy stuff based only on their price, not everyone is like OCN'ers. They won't research, they just assume what is most expensive is the best.

The majority of people are not like us...so yeah.

 

You got a point there.

 

When I was in college in New York between 2000 and 2004, I always ALWAYS wanted an alienware PC. Now I am laughing so hard to that idea. HUH!!!

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I use to think alienwares were the ultimate gaming machines prior to joining OCN- For the average person I would say a x51 schould be more then enough-We are the only MANIACS that would pay upwards of $1200 for a single video card! I dont think the average person would say we are normal at all! Lol:D
     
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I use to think alienwares were the ultimate gaming machines prior to joining OCN- For the average person I would say a x51 schould be more then enough-We are the only MANIACS that would pay upwards of $1200 for a single video card! I dont think the average person would say we are normal at all! Lol:D

 

When I tell my friends that I have a $1000 worth GPU (titan and actually it is more than $1000 here in Turkey) they immediately think I did the worse choice ever and a PS3 can do more, cheaper. So yeah. We are a minority here in OCN :)

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Oh yeah iam so sure the ps3 will do better lol! Ya know ive been trying to get 1 of my buddys to build himself a gaming rig but the guys a little older and hes scared to try it for himself, he thinks the Xbox 360 has the best Graphics in the world~ I tried showing the guy videos of some Pc gameplay and he was like Blown-away!!! So far beacuse of me 3 people I got into pc gaming and all of em said they would NEVER go back~ Including myself! But if you dont know any better and you never tried pc games xbox 360 was my thing for about 2 years or so,You couldnt pay me to play it now lol.thumb.gif
     
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