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I cant think any purpose of a dual gpu anymore except epeen.Now if we had something like dual 760 or dual 270x for itx builds that would be more interesting

Rog MARS had awful pricing as well.
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Rog MARS had awful pricing as well.

Just add a ROG then you unlock a premium price achievement
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post #83 of 539
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Originally Posted by Aparition View Post

The 120mm rad will most likely be maxed out. While the stock run numbers look great you are still going to need a larger radiator, PLUS the stock cooling is only GPU and doesn't touch the VRM's which are cooled via the heatsink.
I expect the card to run into issues I see right now with a Kuhler 620 on a GTX 780. The Die is chilly but the rest of the card requires active cooling or it overheats.

For overclocking you are most likely going to need a custom waterblock. IMHO smile.gif

The TitanZ is lunacy. While it is a 2 Die PCB I just can't put it into a comparison with the 295x2. It is just beyond overpriced and aimed at a different market.
To think that $1500 is a bargain is CRAZY.

As i slowly cough and post this pic.




There is nothing bad about the cooler stock or overclocked. It seems to even overclock better than 290x.
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post #84 of 539
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Just add a ROG then you unlock a premium price achievement


Haha, nvidia ROG, double the premium double the epeen. Now to find a way to put such a product in an apple computer and we are set. We'll just need to sell our firstborns into slavery.
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Originally Posted by Orici View Post

GTX780 Ti SLI is better and if Titan Z gets water cooled, it will be even better.

780Ti SLi is better by single digit % at 1440p and lower resolutions, sure. this is more viable across the board though. I can't SLI any GK110 setup in my prodigy, including the triple slot Titan Z (this was a popular argument for that card so I figured I'd use it in a case where it can actually apply). though I'd not spend more than $1200 on this R9 295X2, it can fit in my prodigy just fine so itx users who don't want to rework their builds can go cf.
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Eh, you can get 780Ti classified SLI for ~$10 more than this card...

Or 290X lightning CF if you want AMD.

I hope you remember that when an air cooled, under clocked dual GK110 comes out for $1500-$1700.
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Rog MARS had awful pricing as well.

indeed. I keep going back to the card that started all this pricing madness, the gtx690.
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Haha, nvidia ROG, double the premium double the epeen. Now to find a way to put such a product in an apple computer and we are set. We'll just need to sell our firstborns into slavery.

You can do that now? Where do I fill out the form? biggrin.gif
    
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Haha, nvidia ROG, double the premium double the epeen. Now to find a way to put such a product in an apple computer and we are set. We'll just need to sell our firstborns into slavery.

I bet a Rog titan z would cost like 4k just for more stickers for your pc case
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I bet a Rog titan z would cost like 4k just for more stickers for your pc case

Yes, but it comes with a complete set of red and gold designer stickers and an ROG suitcase to take on vacation.

Easily worth $3999.99. biggrin.gif


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Do you see the fan in the middle ??? what do you think is it for? just to light up?
this cooler is there for a reason i think is to cool memory and vrms


Well it fails then seeing as they hit 103
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GTX780 Ti SLI is better and if Titan Z gets water cooled, it will be even better.

yea sure!! your absolutely right man biggrin.gif
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