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Because it has a Z.

best answer so far.

Heh

I'd think it would be more expensive due to the extra engineering involved to put the two GPUs on one PCB. Though I can't remember the launch prices of dual GPU cards in the past. Was a 6990, for example, more expensive than two 6970s?
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What makes this card better then 2x GTX Titan Black for 1K less?
Absolutely nothing.
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Its a consumer card with full fp64. No proper support no ecc. If i was about to give 3k i would buy a quadro.Probably they will not gonna release a 790 so they will force anyone who wants dual gk110 to give 3k
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Heh

I'd think it would be more expensive due to the extra engineering involved to put the two GPUs on one PCB. Though I can't remember the launch prices of dual GPU cards in the past. Was a 6990, for example, more expensive than two 6970s?

We can try to spin, as much as possible in order to justify the price, but no consumer which is not biased will ever agree that the price is ok.
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Heh

I'd think it would be more expensive due to the extra engineering involved to put the two GPUs on one PCB. Though I can't remember the launch prices of dual GPU cards in the past. Was a 6990, for example, more expensive than two 6970s?

The 7990 released at $1200 when 7970's went for $400'ish, although it did drop in price sharply in the following months.
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DUals GPUs used to be cheaper then 2 GPUs. With 690 nvidia priced it same as 2 gpus and now price of 3 GPUs.
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I preferred you when you were Titan shopping *sigh*, you had a much rosier outlook on life tongue.gif


Let's be honest, the price is pretty ridiculous but I have a feeling Nvidia only made it 'because we could'. You'd have to have very specific requirements and pretty deep pockets for this to make any sense whatsoever
I would like on of these that is not the point it is just that I don't have the money nor would I pay such a price.

Pretty much all dual gpu cards are so late to the game that they are classified as buy because you have money to blow.

$.52 / cuda core is not even a sweet deal for ITX builders since they could aswell go with a custom case and a mATX board flat case it would have the same or smaller dimensions could host 3 290x's and be watercooled in a smaller form factor than those alleged ITX cases.
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Overpriced GPU made by Nvidia?

It will sell like hotcakes.

Exactly!
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The 7990 released at $1200 when 7970's went for $400'ish, although it did drop in price sharply in the following months.

AMD's 7990 MSRP was $999 to compete with 690. rolleyes.gif
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I would like on of these that is not the point it is just that I don't have the money nor would I pay such a price.

Pretty much all dual gpu cards are so late to the game that they are classified as buy because you have money to blow.

Am I the only one who can afford stuff but don't buy them? lol
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There are several mITX cases out there with triple slots; caselabs S3 for example.

and several times more without the space for triple slot. the vast, vast majority. not to mention under a dozen that can fit this card's length. anyway, jumping to conclusions about why this card exists and who's better off with it vs a pair of titan blacks too soon is a bad idea.
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Heh

I'd think it would be more expensive due to the extra engineering involved to put the two GPUs on one PCB. Though I can't remember the launch prices of dual GPU cards in the past. Was a 6990, for example, more expensive than two 6970s?

nah. the real reason is that people (whether it's enthusiasts like us or scientists it's "aimed at") will buy it no matter the cost. that's enough for nvidia and should be enough for us. previous dual gpu cards (before the gtx690 perfected and ruined it at the same time IMO) were cheaper than a pair of the singular cards, but had many other caveats. the 6990 (about as fast as 6970 cf and nearly $100 cheaper) from a speed and cost perspective was fine relative to two 6970's. the gtx690 perfected the hardware part of it, but IMO sent prices into the sky as the first $1K gaming card. could have been $800 or had twice the vram for $1K.
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