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Why would you factor in a KPE at all? Not to mention a KPE on LN? The average 780ti scored 77 fps (and those are NOT your usual card).. My 780 scored 71. How is that 19% faster? Add up what all the 780ti''s scored and do the average. Do not include KPE. I think we can all agree that is an unusual, limited production and expensive card targeted for LN.

Again, not trying is get into a pissing contest. The 780ti IS FASTER...just not by 20-25% on average.

LN2? I doubt he was on LN2, likely just water.

I get 79fps in heaven at stock.

And why not include the KPE? In that case, why include 780s with the power unlocked? The average user won't have done that? Maybe we shouldn't include those then?

Clock for clock, you'll likely see 15-20% depending on the bench/game. Some less than 15%, some more than 20%.

But to say you can't allow a certain card because it's not fair is just moot.
 
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The 780 TI exsists because Nvidia can charge $700-800 for it...plain and simple
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because some of us want to enjoys the finer things in life. thumb.gifthumb.gif

if you can afford a 780ti. value is clearly not your highest priority.



so who upgrading from 780ti to titan black for 6gb vram and full gk110?
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all that matters to me is my GTX 680 4GB GPU ROCKS !!!! band.gif
they can keep their 780ti and I will keep my money.
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I answer your question with another question :

Why do Corvettes exist? My little miata will get around an autocross course just as fast, if not faster than a vette at 1/4 the power and 1/10th the cost.

Answer? Because they are a company in business to make money. They wouldn't produce a product unless there was a market for it. If the product doesn't make sense to you, then ask yourself if YOU are the targeted market for that product or not?
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Well i go by the rule of thumb of buying the best component for your budget and build. I was originally going to purchase a GTX 780 settling for a GTX 780Ti for my Silverstone SG05 MITX build fully knowing i probably wont be upgrading this rig as often as I would my main rig and wanted the fastest and coolest GPU. I looked over the R9 290X as an alternative however availability, inflated cost, and heat factor were satisfactory.
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I answer your question with another question :

Why do Corvettes exist? My little miata will get around an autocross course just as fast, if not faster than a vette at 1/4 the power and 1/10th the cost.

Answer? Because they are a company in business to make money. They wouldn't produce a product unless there was a market for it. If the product doesn't make sense to you, then ask yourself if YOU are the targeted market for that product or not?

OT: Truth! Go Miata! I've owned one and depending on the course Miata's have an opportunity to drill through a Corvette, however when the Corvette club designs an auto-x course with lots of straights its a challenge lol! biggrin.gif
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I answer your question with another question :

Why do Corvettes exist? My little miata will get around an autocross course just as fast, if not faster than a vette at 1/4 the power and 1/10th the cost.

Answer? Because they are a company in business to make money. They wouldn't produce a product unless there was a market for it. If the product doesn't make sense to you, then ask yourself if YOU are the targeted market for that product or not?

That and the Corvette is a big friendlier for taller people and well, autocross obviously wasn't really their target market.
 
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OT: Truth! Go Miata! I've owned one and depending on the course Miata's have an opportunity to drill through a Corvette, however when the Corvette club designs an auto-x course with lots of straights its a challenge lol! biggrin.gif

same can be said with 780ti.

when you start stacking those 780ti (tri sli consideration), that 3gb vram starts to choke at 1080p surround. sadsmiley.gif
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same can be said with 780ti.

when you start stacking those 780ti (tri sli consideration), that 3gb vram starts to choke at 1080p surround. sadsmiley.gif

That's true, especially for those that want to squeeze every inch of that GPU Muscle. Personally at that point a setup like that would be complimented with a proper CPU, even then it may be shooting enough FPS for me to even care. biggrin.gif

Regarding motor sports, i'd drop the Miata and the Corvette and pick up a Lotus Exige instead biggrin.gif
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