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I am ordering a 780 ($550) but I have the option of going for a 780 ti for $700. Is it worth it?
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Myself would get the ti for $700, but logically, for $150 less per performance, the 780 is the better deal.
    
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I am ordering a 780 ($550) but I have the option of going for a 780 ti for $700. Is it worth it?

For that resolution i'd go with a 290. 780 isnt worth 550. Ti is a beast but 700? Meh. If youre dead set on a 780 grab this one for 440 after AR

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127746&nm_mc=OTC-pr1c3grabb3r&cm_mmc=OTC-pr1c3grabb3r-_-Video+Card+-+Nvidia-_-MSI-_-14127746

Or a 290X

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150675
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It depends if an extra 10 - 20 FPS is worth the extra $150 to you biggrin.gif
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For that resolution i'd go with a 290. 780 isnt worth 550. Ti is a beast but 700? Meh. If youre dead set on a 780 grab this one for 440 after AR

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127746&nm_mc=OTC-pr1c3grabb3r&cm_mmc=OTC-pr1c3grabb3r-_-Video+Card+-+Nvidia-_-MSI-_-14127746

Or a 290X

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150675

You can't find 290s up here in canada, the only place that sells them is newegg and they're $530.
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I am ordering a 780 ($550) but I have the option of going for a 780 ti for $700. Is it worth it?

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Originally Posted by Stay Puft View Post

For that resolution i'd go with a 290. 780 isnt worth 550. Ti is a beast but 700? Meh. If youre dead set on a 780 grab this one for 440 after AR

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127746&nm_mc=OTC-pr1c3grabb3r&cm_mmc=OTC-pr1c3grabb3r-_-Video+Card+-+Nvidia-_-MSI-_-14127746

Or a 290X

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150675

You can't find 290s up here in canada, the only place that sells them is newegg and they're $530.
Also, those quotes are for Newegg US, which don't apply to customers in Canada.
I was facing the same decision this week, and decided to go for a Ti.
I purchased an EVGA 780 Ti reference model for $699.97 at NCIX, after a price-match.
I think it will be worth it in the long run.
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Also, those quotes are for Newegg US, which don't apply to customers in Canada.
I was facing the same decision this week, and decided to go for a Ti.
I purchased an EVGA 780 Ti reference model for $699.97 at NCIX, after a price-match.
I think it will be worth it in the long run.

Did you price match tiger direct?

e.g. http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=8674879&CatId=7387

Because I'm doing exactly the same thing via NCIX, I put the ticket in 2 hours ago.
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Also, those quotes are for Newegg US, which don't apply to customers in Canada.
I was facing the same decision this week, and decided to go for a Ti.
I purchased an EVGA 780 Ti reference model for $699.97 at NCIX, after a price-match.
I think it will be worth it in the long run.

Did you price match tiger direct?

e.g. http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=8674879&CatId=7387

Because I'm doing exactly the same thing via NCIX, I put the ticket in 2 hours ago.
Yes, that was for Tiger Direct.
With the price-match, it's a decent price for a 780 Ti.
Edited by DerComissar - 3/31/14 at 7:59am
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