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Well, but the 780 is still faster than the 7970, and a much smarter buy. Which can beat the titan if mildly OC'd.

~$650 for a 780 or ~$280 for a 7970, with a rougly 10% to 15% performance difference......

I think you might have a different opinion on what a "smart buy" is than others.
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Of course, but the 690 has only 4GB of Vram against the 6GB the 7990 has. At high resolution gaming the 690 ends up bottlenecking and not taking advantage of the extra power !

7990 has 3GB of VRAM per GPU, and the 690 has 2 GB of VRAM per GPU, RAM does not compound in multi gpu, In other words, you don't have 4GB/6GB of VRAM to use when gaming, you have 2/3.
    
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290x, 780, 7970 all can beat the Titan for a lower price.

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I think Titan owners will do just fine. If this new card somehow ends up being faster...those owners might just go Team Red this turn. wink.gif

Or just use the softmod and get 1240 MHz game stable with 1.25v, even my 61% asic card managed somehow.

Have they fixed the frame pacing drivers with Eyefinity and dx9 title games? If not I don't see red in my future, unless I want an AMD card to fold with thumb.gif If 7970s pull around 100-130k I wonder what this beast shall yield.
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290x, 780, 7970 all can beat the Titan for a lower price.

Okay? Where do you get this information?

Overclocked? The Titan overclocks too.

Unconfirmed leaks? We will know soon enough.
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~$650 for a 780 or ~$280 for a 7970, with a rougly 10% to 15% performance difference......

Smart buy all day long is the 7970. I don't think that really needs to be said much anymore. Great gpu that is still a powerhouse. thumb.gif
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Again, you would need to compare the 7990 to the 690. They are both dual gpu cards. The Titan is a single gpu card and should be compared to the 7970 now and then the R9 290X once it is released.

Nobody unless they are extremely delusional has ever said the Titan is not overpriced. But the fact of the matter is that no matter how much it is overpriced, its performance can't be matched by another single gpu solution.

290x, 780, 7970 all can beat the Titan for a lower price.

Ok, I was with you until you said 7970.

How do you plan for one 7970 to beat a Titan? I mean, you can Tri-fire them and then you'd stomp a Titan easy for the same price, but you didn't specify.
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The Radeon R9 290X is a TRUE DX11.2 GPU....

The Titan isn't.

'nuff said.
post #497 of 1055
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~$650 for a 780 or ~$280 for a 7970, with a rougly 10% to 15% performance difference......

Most people wouldn't notice the difference in game play for the most part...

7970 and 7950 is the best bang for your buck out there right now.
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290x,

We have no idea yet
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780

needs to be clocked 150-200MHz higher to beat a Titan. Not really doable when both are OC'd to the max.
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7970

lol no.

No currently available GPU can beat an OC'd Titan. And the 290X isn't likely going to change that either unless it clocks over 1350MHz for the best samples.
 
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The Radeon R9 290X is a TRUE DX11.2 GPU....

The Titan isn't.

'nuff said.


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