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Poll Results: Keep titan or get 2 x gtx 680 4gb classys

 
  • 72% (8)
    keep titan
  • 27% (3)
    get 2 4gb CLASSIFIED 680s
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post #1 of 15
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well its simple title says it all biggrin.gif


I can get some gtx 680 classys evga refurbs for pretty dam cheap!

do I sell the titan and get 2 x gtx 680 classys?

typically I would just look at some benchmarks but these arnt your average 680..

so need the advice of the monks smile.gif

how cheap are the 680s you are wondering? well I can sell the titan buy 2 680s and still have around $150 left


what do you guys think?!?!? thumb.gif
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post #2 of 15
I would say keep the titan and wait for there price to drop within the next year and then buy another one then boom you're set biggrin.gif

Selling something new to buy something old that is not as future proof as the new thing you already have doesnt really make much sense. It is always easier to upgrade a single card than it is to upgrade when you have two cards. The two 680s i would assume have better performance but if you ever got a second titan whuey weee that'll be pretty damn fast.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Asus11 View Post

well its simple title says it all biggrin.gif


I can get some gtx 680 classys evga refurbs for pretty dam cheap!

do I sell the titan and get 2 x gtx 680 classys?

typically I would just look at some benchmarks but these arnt your average 680..

so need the advice of the monks smile.gif

how cheap are the 680s you are wondering? well I can sell the titan buy 2 680s and still have around $150 left


what do you guys think?!?!? thumb.gif
Dont bother, honestly, the GTX 680 is holding its value fine, still sitting pretty around $350+. Wont give you much of a performance boost over your titan, granted you would have a few $$$ left over. If you can sell the titan for like $700-800.
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Originally Posted by Asus11 View Post

well its simple title says it all biggrin.gif


I can get some gtx 680 classys evga refurbs for pretty dam cheap!

do I sell the titan and get 2 x gtx 680 classys?

typically I would just look at some benchmarks but these arnt your average 680..

so need the advice of the monks smile.gif

how cheap are the 680s you are wondering? well I can sell the titan buy 2 680s and still have around $150 left


what do you guys think?!?!? thumb.gif

In most cases you would probably get better performance from the SLI 680s than a single Titan. I'd say that if you are willing to spend the time to do the switch and sell the Titan, go for it. You could put the money to use elsewhere in your build. Just remember that you would probably be giving up some amount of future expansion (tri-sli)

EDIT: as everyone else has said, you would be making future expansion difficult and a second titan would in the end provide much better performance.
Edited by roflcopter159 - 4/17/14 at 10:44am
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post #5 of 15
I vote for keeping the TITAN.
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you guys are making it hard biggrin.gif all im thinking is my titan might not be so sought after when maxwell releases but im not sure what to do.. time for some more thinking..hmmmm
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Originally Posted by Asus11 View Post

you guys are making it hard biggrin.gif all im thinking is my titan might not be so sought after when maxwell releases but im not sure what to do.. time for some more thinking..hmmmm

Yes, but if they aren't so sought after then you have a greater chance of finding a second one to SLI with for a cheaper price.

EDIT: Keep in mind that 680s will probably be even less sought after.
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you guys are making it hard biggrin.gif all im thinking is my titan might not be so sought after when maxwell releases but im not sure what to do.. time for some more thinking..hmmmm

From what ive heard its sounding like Maxwell isnt going to be as good as ive hoped.. I have been sitting on my 570 just waiting to upgrade and I am super stoked about the 800 series but it sounds like all of my excitement will be for nought.. frown.gif
post #9 of 15
Sli will give better results most of the times. Not sure tho how their value will hold up as the 800 series is released. If your making the change and intend to keep the 680's for a couple years, then the switch makes sense. If however you intend to move to the 800 series soon after their launch, I think the titan will have better resale value.
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Yes, but if they aren't so sought after then you have a greater chance of finding a second one to SLI with for a cheaper price.

EDIT: Keep in mind that 680s will probably be even less sought after.


I hate when your ready to upgrade but all the new stuff isn't justifiable axesmiley.png

quoted wrong person lul
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