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Not sure if joking? Custom 780's will beat that reference...... thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif

depends, custom 780s will beat a titan on stock bios with stock volts tongue.gif

also that titan is severely overpriced for a ebay card. i wouldnt pay more than $700 for a titan atm.
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post #12 of 29
Grab a used 780 when people want to let them go for below $500, right now people are holding on to them for dear life and not many are selling below $500.
But in my opinion they aren't worth a dollar over $500, grab of of those or a R9 290 if its below $500
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post #13 of 29
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depends, custom 780s will beat a titan on stock bios with stock volts tongue.gif

also that titan is severely overpriced for a ebay card. i wouldnt pay more than $700 for a titan atm.

my bad. i swear i thought the titan is 512 bit.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130897

that will last a long time.
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post #14 of 29
nope titans only 384 lol, still enough to push most resolutions, i doubt OP will need 512bit if he has $750 to spend, unless he gets a free 4k monitor somehow.

titans will probably be pushing strong for another couple years, though those of us that bought them will probably upgrade anyways...just because.
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post #15 of 29
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I also do some 3d design on the side and from what I understand its better to have Nvidia cards for this. I also video edit at least a few times a month in vegas.

I am aware that the h220 by itself is not enough to cool the cards but by adding extra rads and pumps later is is a very viable option.

Right now I am gaming at 1920x1200 and at some point would like to upgrade to 1440p once it becomes more mainstream.
szeged has shown me some excellent monitors for 1440p at a great price.

I dont mind going the AMD route if it really is just that much better.
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I also do some 3d design on the side and from what I understand its better to have Nvidia cards for this. I also video edit at least a few times a month in vegas.

I am aware that the h220 by itself is not enough to cool the cards but by adding extra rads and pumps later is is a very viable option.

Right now I am gaming at 1920x1200 and at some point would like to upgrade to 1440p once it becomes more mainstream.
szeged has shown me some excellent monitors for 1440p at a great price.

I dont mind going the AMD route if it really is just that much better.

a single 780 would be a better option out of the two cards you listed for 1440p imo, but then there are the AMD cards i recommended, which would pull ahead still at 1440p. though it is two cards vs one.
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post #17 of 29
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Do you think it would really be worth it to wait for the 780 ti? I really doubt its going to be under 700$

I am a fan of Nvidia but if people can convince me to go AMD then I really dont mind.

I guess it comes down to which is better the 290x or the 780/780ti and which option will be under 750$
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post #18 of 29
the 780ti will most likely be 1 to 2% better than a normal 780 based on all the rumors flying about. The price will probably end up at either $649.99 with the 780 dropping down to 599.99, or itll come in around 699.99 with the 780 staying at 649.99.

the 290x we only have a rough idea of what itll be priced at, and the performance has been leaked a few times, though the legitimacy of the leaks are in question.

the 290x should be lifted from its NDA tomorrow, so it might not hurt to wait a couple days before making your decision.

the 780 is a strong card and if you want nvidia, its defintely a good choice of card and i highly recommend it smile.gif
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post #19 of 29
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Yeah I would probably be best to wait at least a week but my finger sure is ITCHING to buy this 780 reference card...
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post #20 of 29
i know that feeling tongue.gif

you can maybe even pick up a used titan for $700 or so if you dont mind used cards, i personally buy most of my titans used, i have one arriving tomorrow that i got for $675 lol, make sure you buy evga if you buy used though, transferable warranty and all that.
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