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That is not really true. A Titan is equal to two GTX670s in gaming power. There were the GTX680s to SLI, there was a GTX690 and you could buy THREE HD7970s back then for the price of a Titan and they would walk all over it.

But can the last Gen cards beat 3 or 4 Titans in SLI?

The 295X2 is already a dual GPU, you can only get another one to do 4 way.

Better off getting the 290 and full cover blocks, imagine the epeen of seeing 4 full cover cards in CF or SLi biggrin.gif

Edit: Even Titan is a bargain come pared to TitanZ lol, 3 Gpus for $3k instead of 2 for 3k.
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I don't understand why people even watch his reviews/vids. I have seen some of his other vids and I can't stand him.
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Turned his review off after he said it was 8gb and made a big deal out of it lol.
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Turned his review off after he said it was 8gb and made a big deal out of it lol.

The guy has no idea what he's talking about most of the time. I don't understand how AMD or any other company for that matter is sending him stuff to review in the first place. Also, I can't stand looking at his face. biggrin.gif
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Turned his review off after he said it was 8gb and made a big deal out of it lol.

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The guy has no idea what he's talking about most of the time. I don't understand how AMD or any other company for that matter is sending him stuff to review in the first place. Also, I can't stand looking at his face. biggrin.gif

i got 5 seconds in.......no, just no.
 
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The guy has no idea what he's talking about most of the time. I don't understand how AMD or any other company for that matter is sending him stuff to review in the first place. Also, I can't stand looking at his face. biggrin.gif

I am not saying the guy does not know what he is talking about because i have not watched his videos before but there are a few things to consider.

Because he is a Youtuber he has to talk certain way. He has to show a products weakness without being negative.
He has to talk about a product in certain way so he can still get future product for review.
Also because these guys are overwhelmed with tech that is the biggest reason they lose credibility.
Most of the things they get is for free so they dont have the same image we have when we pay for our parts.
Also because they have limited time on a product you just get the surface of information.
Think of it as jack of all trades when it comes to tech but master of none.
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Elric Phares is no different and yet guys like these get review samples just because they have people who watch their videos. I would much rather companies send in samples to guys on OCN who have a good record of being impartial and can review fairly. If anything, we are the target audience who will likely buy the products and not the angsty 12 year olds who frequent every single YouTube tech channel.
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Elric Phares is no different and yet guys like these get review samples just because they have people who watch their videos. I would much rather companies send in samples to guys on OCN who have a good record of being impartial and can review fairly. If anything, we are the target audience who will likely buy the products and not the angsty 12 year olds who frequent every single YouTube tech channel.

Agreed, OCN has been a better source of Hardware Info than any Tech site or You Tube channel i've ever been to.
 
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Amd/nvidia would have a stroke if someone in a review actually said negative things about a card without making it sound like it's not a big deal.
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Elric Phares is no different and yet guys like these get review samples just because they have people who watch their videos. I would much rather companies send in samples to guys on OCN who have a good record of being impartial and can review fairly. If anything, we are the target audience who will likely buy the products and not the angsty 12 year olds who frequent every single YouTube tech channel.

This! There are so many 12 years old on YouTube who are getting review samples from all the big companies in the tech industry and most of the time, they have no idea what they are talking about. In fact, their videos do more harm than good. If you read some of the comments on some of these videos, you will see people correcting them with whatever they say during the videos. If you rely on YouTube videos for tech reviews then there's something wrong with you.
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