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post #101 of 539
titan black price drop incoming?

j/k biggrin.gif

nice card, at 1000 a killer at 1500 a niche market.
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post #102 of 539
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This pricing is madness!

Unless something changes, I will never own another flagship gpu.

I'm not buying another gpu ever.



Until the 880 kingpins release that is.
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I'm not buying another gpu ever.



Until the 880 kingpins release that is.

LOL tongue.gif

I am about to buy a house, so my down payment is going to severely cut into my PC funds!
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post #104 of 539
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I'm not buying another gpu ever.



Until the 880 kingpins release that is.

Somehow I do not think you will wait that long.....
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post #105 of 539
Must have it but not dropping another cent on a graphics card till the new series releases...
This year is only 4 months old and I've already had 5 different cards...So for now sticking with my Asus 780Ti DCII.tongue.gif
    
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LOL tongue.gif

I am about to buy a house, so my down payment is going to severely cut into my PC funds!

What's another $2k on a mortgage payment? sneaky.gif
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What is the upside to that? confused.gif

Because I'm a big fan of the new Lightnings and I'd rather have two of them at a discount than this dual GPU, water cooled hybrid monstrosity. Personal preference.
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Somehow I do not think you will wait that long.....

Probably not...I've been eyeing the 780ti matrix from Asus lol.
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Originally Posted by Majin SSJ Eric View Post

This dual gpu card is interesting in that it seems to actually outperform dual 290X's and the chips seem to be better binned as well. Still not worth the price they are charging however...


Yeah $1500 is a no go. I would not advise anyone to buy into it.

But how does value matter to you when you spent $2000 on gpu? That's the worst value ever
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Higher performance and lower price?
It does so well because it's a watercooled card pitted against reference blowers from both sides (which are known to throttle, especially in multi GPU setups).

Use custom model 290Xs and 780Tis and suddenly the 295X2 doesn't look nearly as good.

The twisting and bad mouthing starts again LOL.

How are dual lightnings faster? Yes they are $50 cheaper right now.

I don't see the advantage of having dual lightnings over this though.
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Probably not...I've been eyeing the 780ti matrix from Asus lol.

Just chill dude lol. The side grades aren't needed.
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post #110 of 539
Grab some waterblocks or ln2 pots for the lightnings and watch them fly tongue.gif only 290x I would get right now would be a lightning.
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