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post #511 of 1055
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You fail to miss the main stronghold Titan brings. Can you run 3 or 4 7990's? How is the scaling on two 7990's? Although the 780 is a great gpu is still gets raped by a highly overclocked Titan. Not to mention the Titan has 6gb of memory. Yes Titan is priced ridiculously high but in tri/quad configurations it will demolish everything. Unfortunately this go around you have to drop 3k+ to achieve this. Maybe if Amd would remove their heads from there arse and not wait 2 years between flagship gpu's Titan would have more competition and lead to a price drop. For now you have to be loaded to have the best.

Prices are more reasonable in the resale market. Just another data point when comparing Price/Performance.
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What happens if the 290X is released and it has no voltage control? You're going to be pretty pissed arent you?

Bios flash takes 10 seconds to unlock all that titan goodness

What if the 290x is released and able to overclock to 1400 MHz without extra voltage ? rolleyes.gif
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post #513 of 1055
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What if the 290x is released and able to overclock to 1400 MHz without extra voltage ? rolleyes.gif

lachen.gif

You believe that would actually be possible?
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post #514 of 1055
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What happens if the 290X is released and it has no voltage control? You're going to be pretty pissed arent you?

Bios flash takes 10 seconds to unlock all that titan goodness
Yeah and it took 3 months to get a throtlle free bios.
Another 2 for voltage beyond 1.212V
post #515 of 1055
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Maybe if Amd would remove their heads from there arse and not wait 2 years between flagship gpu's Titan would have more competition and lead to a price drop. For now you have to be loaded to have the best.

Funny how the 7990 is as low as $600 while the 690 is still $1000. Or the 7970 for $300 and the 680/770 for $380 at the lowest.

I fail to see any correlation at all between competitive cards and nVidia dropping any price.
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Yeah and it took 3 months to get a throtlle free bios.
Another 2 for voltage beyond 1.212V

Wow 5 months of waiting.rolleyes.gif Think back to the days when we didn't have software voltage control and only hard mods.
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Wow 5 months of waiting.rolleyes.gif Think back to the days when we didn't have software voltage control and only hard mods.

I think its in the context of when those became available and these new cards being released.
     
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My 1215mhz GTX690 is faster than anything AMD has and will have for quite some time...biggrin.gif
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lachen.gif

You believe that would actually be possible?

So you believe it will not have voltage control ? rolleyes.gif
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So you believe it will not have voltage control ? rolleyes.gif

I could easily see amd locking down voltage control like Nvidia has done.
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