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post #471 of 1990
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I'm normally not one to do this, but doesn't this seem fishy to anyone else besides me?


You own "loads of cards" in one post, yet you label yourself as a Fermi owner, and nothing else, in another. Logically, your posts indicate you'd be upgrading from Fermi to Hawaii, which would imply that you do not have any of those cards, minus the Fermi (GTX 570) listed in the first post linked.


If mods feel like this is attacking someone, feel free to remove. But I think something is fishy, or I'm just too tired and am not reading this correctly.
post #472 of 1990
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You are willing to put down an unconfirmed amount of money on a product that has unconfirmed performance for a $50 game?

60$

AND it is more or less confirmed by Gibbo. So, yes.
post #473 of 1990
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You are willing to put down an unconfirmed amount of money on a product that has unconfirmed performance for a $50 game?

AMD said it will ridicule Titan..... in December with the Mantle patch.
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post #474 of 1990
Stupidest thing ever. Just release the numbers and be done with it. If you're so worried about Nvidia's reaction then hurry up and get the hardware out asap...
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60$

AND it is more or less confirmed by Gibbo. So, yes.
Alright, then. You are committed. Good on ya. thumb.gif
    
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AMD said it will ridicule Titan..... in December with the Mantle patch.
I'm really expecting a Fixer video on that. I'm calling it right now.
    
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I'm really expecting a Fixer video on that. I'm calling it right now.

NVIDIA should make one this time around called "The Promiser"
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This ^ was about to come in and say it but you clarified. Nothing wrong with a high clocked i5 and Tri/Quad setups. Hell there isn't too much difference between the i5/i7 (quads) in those scenarios so if everyone wants to be critical about it they should be running x79 for Tri/Quad setups.

I'm no expert but having owned a lot of different hardware does give you some knowledge or insight into the workings.
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ill never pre order a card with 0 listed specs other than speculations and rumors lol, its setting yourself up for dissapointment really, people will get the card then be like...i pre ordered....this? that is if theyre expecting super amazing results from it, itll be a good card no doubt, but for what ill be using it for, i need to know how itll do in max OC benching lol

Ditto, how does it stack up first.
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for normal gaming every day use yeah it would be fine to stick with 780s/titans, but im in it for the maximum.....pursuit of performance blushsmiley.gif

Surround is no normal usage tongue.gif
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I still doubt that the card is even going to match a 780 in most things, especially once OC'd.

1) AMD's firestrike score puts it at ~17% faster than a 7970GHz. (or not even a 7970GHz as the comparison was done against the 280X and the latest info is that AMD is again favoring efficiency and actually will not clock the 280X as high as the 7970GHz)

2) Price is lower than that of the 780

3) AMD clearly does not want to reveal clear performance numbers and they're always referring to efficiency, or software optimizations

4) to quote the VC article about the leaked Korean benches:
And now they're asking people to pre-order these things without knowing specs or performance... I'm sorry but all I hear is "underwhelming launch incoming".

Alatar strikes again!

Yeah, its interesting on how mum amd is on the specs. Either they're playing coy or just not admitting something....
post #479 of 1990
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I'm really expecting a Fixer video on that. I'm calling it right now.

amd wouldnt smash a titan, they would rather take it home and have a better benching experience tongue.gif
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If you can't play big, then go home wink.gif. Its a common disease, the upgrade bug, some of us have it worse then others biggrin.gif. No different then many other hobbies out there.

I guess lachen.gif

I like high end hardware, but even if I had the money to spend, I could not justify it.

1200€ every three years is what I can justify, and even that, it still hurts a little in the inside redface.gif
   
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