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now i have buyers remorse because i bought a gtx 760 for $300
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post #672 of 2610
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My point is they shouldn't be compared. Titan is irrelevant @ that price. If you still insist to compare them make if fair. Price/performance is all that matters in economy. Always was and always will.

Most people want to know which one is the fastest single gpu, in this case price is not the question. That's why, to make it a fair comparison, it should be single gpu vs single gpu and not dual gpu vs single gpu. That's nonsense.
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Thats why I am wondering why everyone is freaking out about if it beats titan or the 780..

Guys you have a 550$ GPU that is at LEAST on par with a 780 at stock so really lets just rejoice here together...

After years of Green team I am back where I belong smile.gif
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As a 780 owner who paid $659, I'm pretty pissed that Nvidia is releasing the 780Ti, but I'm happy the 290X is a great performer and cheaper than the 780.

Great for competition.

SCREW YOU NVIDIA! Now I know what it feels like to get screwed the way Titan owners got screwed.

Hmm...you may want to change your profile pic with that remark Sir. tongue.gif
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The card runs at 95C at full load...that ridiculously hot...

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OC headroom is pretty clearly different then Tahiti.

When the 7970 came out the drivers didn't let you past 1125 but pretty much every review sample hit that. Which on it's own is a much higher overclock percentage wise then I've seen a single R9 hit.

I don't know why you'd be offended. Even if maxed out it's slower then GK110 the price makes it a win.

Ek did 1200 easy peacy with stock volts. The other guy did 1400 on ln2 with no volts. Give us volts and this thing will fly
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Yeah sure, 0.01%, great rolleyes.gif

Most ppl can't/don't want to spend 1k for a gaming card. Those that spend 1k can get 2x 290x. Those that spend >2k$ are those you talk about, 0.01%. So irrelevant.

 

Yes, and the other 99.99%, which buys anything except those $1K/500+ gaming cards, still buys both AMD and Nvidia. If the market was purely about price/performance, then AMD would be the top dog in the GPGPU business, not Nvidia.

 

So no, looking at the market, price/performance is actually a less relevant statistic than you think. However, it is still relevant for a considerable portion of people.

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Most people want to know which one is the fastest single gpu, in this case price is not the question. That's why, to make it a fair comparison, it should be single gpu vs single gpu and not dual gpu vs single gpu. That's nonsense.

Yep, want to buy a card that maybe is 5% faster when both are OC'd for twice the price rolleyes.gif
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Ek did 1200 easy peacy with stock volts. The other guy did 1400 on ln2 with no volts. Give us volts and this thing will fly

I don't know who EK is but I'd love a link.
    
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When is newegg going to put the other 290x brands for sale?
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