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AMD shouldn't even be chasing the Titan. We all know the Titan is an ultra enthusiast product. AMD already stated they were not competing in the ultra enthusiast market.

I will say it again, AMD needs SALES. The way to get those is to compete with the 780. The way to get even more sales is to match or surpass the performance of the 780 as well as match or undercut the price. thumb.gif

They never said they weren't competing in the ultra enthusiast market. People just didn't read it correctly and took it out of context. He was talking about price points not performance.

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Originally Posted by AMD 
They’re coming in Q4. I can’t reveal a pricepoint but we’re looking at more traditional enthusiast GPU pricepoints. We’re not targeting a $999 single GPU solution like our competition because we believe not a lot of people have that $999. We normally address what we call the ultra-enthusiast segment with a dual-GPU offering like the 7990. So this next-generation line is targeting more of the enthusiast market versus the ultra-enthusiast one.

Ultra enthusiast market to AMD means dual GPU cards at $1000. Not overpriced $1000 single GPUs like the GTX Titan.

It will most certainly compete with GTX Titan but for less money.

Was a stupid statement to make by them.
    
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Hey guys, I have an idea. We should open a petition to get AMD to lift the NDA on R9 290X on change.org ...

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Hey guys, I have an idea. We should open a petition to get AMD to lift the NDA on R9 290X on change.org ...

Why would you do that when NDA is up in 9 days?

700$ must be the new 500$

either way, by the time I retire the titans to folding, I hope to be buying 1300mhz titan level performance for ~500$
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They never said they weren't competing in the ultra enthusiast market. People just didn't read it correctly and took it out of context. He was talking about price points not performance.
Ultra enthusiast market to AMD means dual GPU cards at $1000. Not overpriced $1000 single GPUs like the GTX Titan.

It will most certainly compete with GTX Titan but for less money.

Was a stupid statement to make by them.

I agree with everything you say. People `ve posting mind blowing ideas which only deserved a laugh.

On 770Ti note, even if Nvidia decides to go with Titan Ultra they wont price it at 1K as it just wont pay off this time around.
Edited by Regent Square - 10/5/13 at 5:14pm
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I agree with everything you say. People `ve posting mind blowing ideas which only deserved a laugh.

On 770Ti note, even if Nvidia decides to go with Titan Ultra they wont price it at 1K as it just wont pay off this time around.

I don't think they can but it'll be interesting to see how arrogant they are. They should drop it to be competitive ($800) but you never know they might not and just push more lame marketing out about FCAT and 4K.
    
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They never said they weren't competing in the ultra enthusiast market. People just didn't read it correctly and took it out of context. He was talking about price points not performance.
Ultra enthusiast market to AMD means dual GPU cards at $1000. Not overpriced $1000 single GPUs like the GTX Titan.

It will most certainly compete with GTX Titan but for less money.

Was a stupid statement to make by them.

And I was referring to price. I have no doubt that the 290X can possibly compete with the Titan performance wise, but AMD shouldn't be chasing the Titan's price tag.
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I don't think they can but it'll be interesting to see how arrogant they are. They should drop it to be competitive ($800) but you never know they might not and just push more lame marketing out about FCAT and 4K.

I don't see why they should drop the price. If after 290x is out and the titan is still the best performing, people will be willing to pay for the best. You yourself payed for the titan.
$1000 is still completely overpriced imo, but you get my point.
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This is why I got my third titan USED under warranty @ 780$
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