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Let them rage. It's fine when it's deserved.

But it becomes messianic when they generalize against the whole company.

The 780 was priced justly. The myth chips are cheap to make has collapsed. It was even proven by AMD when they made smaller chips just recently.

13 and counting.......rolleyes.gif
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Only for the mere price of 3000 $? What a bargain!
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Wait guise, did someone mention this card was expensive??
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$2,999 seems like a lot money until you realize the r9 280x is retailing for $2,999 in the US and Canada. smile.gif
are u sure? lol If r9 280x is $2,999 there now. I will send a full container selling $1,000 each there. lol
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The 780 was priced justly.

No it wasn't.

Neither by wafer or performance metrics.

Wafer price was about the same for both the GTX 480 and the GTX 780 and you got a cut down chip on top of that. Heck, even Titan owners got a cut down chip.

Performance wise the direct competition was the HD 7970 Ghz 30% cheaper and 17% slower. When the performance and the price don't scale at the same rate you're paying a premium.

Nvidia is milking the GK110 dry and you shouldn't make excuses about that. Don't like it? Vote with your wallet and stop whining.
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I'm saying it's dumb because it's essentially a 690 case with 2 titans inside. The fact that 690's are still over $1k is absurd.
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Hey even I'm not that stupid tongue.gif

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Would you be ashamed to own a super car?

When you can find equal or better performance at half the costs... Not sure how you justify comparing the Titan to a super car... The only difference between it and the GTX 780 Ti or R9 290X is a hefty price tag and full FP64... If you want to bring up aesthetics, they are subjective and there are better aftermarket options on the "lesser" cards...
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When you can find equal or better performance at half the costs... Not sure how you justify comparing the Titan to a super car... The only difference between it and the GTX 780 Ti or R9 290X is a hefty price tag and full FP64... If you want to bring up aesthetics, they are subjective and there are better aftermarket options on the "lesser" cards...
The super car comparison is absolutely valid. The point of the analogy is to demonstrate "marginal returns". Price and performance generally do not have a linear relationship. As you move up towards the top of a performance curve, you generally see prices increase faster than performance gains.


For example, is a McLaren MP4-12C ten times as fast, comfortable, nice, etc as a Honda Civic? If not, then why does it cost ten times as much?

Another computer-related example, is a Xeon E7-8890 v2 (15C/30T, 2.8GHz) worth $6900 when a Xeon E7-8870 v2 (15C/30T, 2.3GHz) is $4700? A 18% gain in performance for 31% increase in price. To some who need it and can afford it, it is worth it. This is especially true since worth is subjective!


The difference between the Titan Z and the GTX 780 Ti and R9 290x is this..... it's the fastest GPU that utilizes a single PCIe slot. For customers who are willing to pay top money, this is a fine card.
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release date ?
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The bar is getting moved "personally" for a lot of people here who by and large loved and and had "Overlord like Pride" for the fact that over the last generation or two they were able to afford the "Fastest" single slot card, and are expressing their "butt-hurt-ness" that they likely might have to settle for less this time period. /thread
It's outright stupid arguing whether the card is a "Gaming Card or Scientific Card. If it has gaming or scientific drivers for it, then it's "MADE FOR IT" buttkick.gif and in this case, we expect it to be compatible for both. Many will continue to argue the point like it matters, just because some "Commisioned Salesman or Saleswoman told them something to get a Sale". Are we that stupid??? /grits teeth "Make up your own mind." Don't be sheep. sozo.gif We are OCN, act informed for gods sake. rolleyes.gif"I know preachy much lol"

Pay what you can afford.
Trust what the Drivers actually allow the card to do functionality wise.
Get new or tweak the drivers to up performance.
Trust what the card actually delivers by your own hand.
Never trust Salesmen...You Fools biggrin.gif

Complaining about what you cannot afford for 1 single Nvidia upcoming release seems quite shallow and shortsighted, lord knows we get a card every damn month now? New Releases seem to be at an all time saturation. That's the strategic plan and point, I think, for Nvidia to combat the competition. Blitzkreig.

There's still plenty of cards at all price points for everyone, and almost all the middle range cards can run every damn game or software package just fine.

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