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post #231 of 2610
IIRC Titan didn't look like a strong OCer at first. But the OCN pros always seem to find the secret to performance. Can't wait to see this in the hands of some capable OCers. 95degrees seems high, but if the card is meant to run that hot, just make sure you have good case cooling biggrin.gif
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Anyone with 7970's on water in Toronto selling let me know tongue.gifthumb.gif
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 $550 seems like a great deal to many simply because the Titans were priced so high. Nvidia has done AMD a tremendous favor by selling any Titans at that price.   ...It's almost like it was all set up beforehand... Like, maybe they talk to one another about pricing strategies. Wouldn't they both benefit in cycles, tick tock? lmao  Gwiz

post #234 of 2610
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LMAO, it was the same with 6970, why the hell do they even include the pos cooler's at all?

Like the second thing I'll do is rip it off...
post #235 of 2610
Good stuff, AMD. It beats the Titan and is priced comparatively low. This means we can finally get back to more sane prices for flagship cards.

Hoping this means the 780 Ti will release around $570-$600 if it's a tiny bit faster and the regular 780 gets pushed down to $450 - $479 to battle the regular R9 290. GTX 770 also needs to come down to $300 or the 280X will walk all over it for value.
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post #237 of 2610
This is a card that is made for watercooling. Really can't wait until somebody like TSM gets a hold of some and OC's them properly. They won't beat 1400MHz Titans I don't think but they may be closer at high resolutions than I think...
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Paul I've been watching you for years (on newegg) and frankly when I see your reviews I don't smell dirty bias one way or another. You just lay out the facts. More reviewers should probably take your lead.
 
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post #239 of 2610
It only matches Titan at 1440p. 1080p is where true PC gamers are and it's the most important resolution.
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post #240 of 2610
Why is everyone complaining about temps? I have missed my crazy heatsinks, vrm heatsinks, core heatsinks, pcb heatsinks, heck bring out the bracket and fan heatsinks for this sucker and make things interesting again lol

In all seriousness though, i don't like amd at all, but I'm very excited about them disrupting the going trend of late. +1 rep AMD
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