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But.. but.. "think of the children!" Not everyone knows, it's good to put some context around this so those lost souls don't just believe and buy it without checking facts first. Then if they want it, buy it. Well that's my view.
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Originally Posted by jcde7ago View Post

Holy price discussion, Batman. I didn't think this thread was going to sink any further into the "is the Titan X overpriced/worth it" hell-hole.

The card is not a value propsition card in any way. If your personal preference is to invest in something with the utmost return on investment + performance-per-dollar, then you are not the target demographic for this card. Period. There are a plethora of other options on the market that fit a myriad of budgets.

As said many times, it's an $800 card AT BEST, inflated an additional $200~+ because it carries the Titan branding and an over abundance of frame buffer. Not to mention...when there's no other card that can claim the "fastest single GPU" title, and the competition's top single-card solution lags behind by between 40-50% in terms of performance...then it's no surprise that this card commands a premium price, and from a business standpoint, why wouldn't Nvidia take advantage of this?

No one in an enthusiast forum needs to be told how to spend their money. If you're looking at the Titan X's price and you have glaring issues with it, the card obviously isn't for you; and anyone considering this card likely already knows what's in store ~3 months down the line, when finally, there will be some competition. I'm sure the people investing in a Titan X are a) tired of playing the waiting game and b) can afford it with little regard to the utmost performance-per-dollar return.

Well, don't mind me....back to enjoying my investment.
It's like you didn't even read either of my posts; or read them and then turned around and ignored everything in them to state something completely irrelevant.
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It's like you didn't even read either of my posts; or read them and then turned around and ignored everything in them to state something completely irrelevant.

Don't worry... anytime you point out that Nvidia arbitrarily doubled prices with Kepler/Maxwell and that we're not getting anything new, just the same old things at twice the price, people here will jump on you like flies on you-know-what.
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There is absolutely nothing anyone in here is doing to prevent anyone from spending their money how they wish. I'm certainly not going to berate anyone for buying what they want with their money nor am I going to go into the Titan X owners club and tell them their purchase is wrong, but this is the Titan X reviews thread (hence an open discussion on the Titan X and its testing/details, not a Titan X owner club) on a forum dedicated to hardware interest and I'm simply responding to a dismissal of concerns about pricing with facts and the reasoning as to why other people or even people buying the Titan X might very well be worried about its pricing.

It insults no one and it doesn't demand they spend their money in any manner whatsoever, it's simply me providing a viewpoint that may otherwise go unknown and if it has any effect on any prospective Titan X owner, then it's realization of the content of the message that affects them and not my attitude nor any unreasonable opinions or demands (as I express neither). Furthermore, information regarding imminent products and the trend of recent releases may very well simply inform someone of something they didn't know and better assist in their own purchasing decisions (perhaps preventing someone from purchasing something they might regret later on, such as people upset when the 780 launched after the original Titan).

If a person reading any pricing concern posts is certain enough in their own purchasing decisions, then nothing I've said should be found offensive nor is it out-of-place in this thread nor as a response to another poster's opinion on the pricing. It's simply discussion (based on a combination of facts and my respectful opinion) and it harms no one; it may only benefit someone and it completely belongs here.

Yep, you're right. My bad.
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post #955 of 1345
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Titan X is the full GM200 chip, there's no more unlocking to be done.
I need source pls
if its full chip I'm in
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Originally Posted by Serandur View Post

It's like you didn't even read either of my posts; or read them and then turned around and ignored everything in them to state something completely irrelevant.

Oh, I totally read them...they're fairly pointless and don't really present a viewpoint that justifies anything about the value of the card, or lack thereof. Wanna know how I know? Cause if the price of the Titan X was $700 (or even lower), then we would't be having this discussion. It literally comes down to price and affordability and perceived value, otherwise, if Nvidia were having a $200 special on this card, it'd be the single most stupid business decision in the history of capitalism. The fact that you felt compelled to speak about the pricing of the card and give justifications tells me everything I need to know.
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Oh, I totally read them...they're fairly pointless and don't really present a viewpoint that justifies anything about the value of the card, or lack thereof. Wanna know how I know? Cause if the price of the Titan X was $700 (or even lower), then we would't be having this discussion. It literally comes down to price and affordability and perceived value, otherwise, if Nvidia were having a $200 special on this card, it'd be the single most stupid business decision in the history of capitalism. The fact that you felt compelled to speak about the pricing of the card and give justifications tells me everything I need to know.
"Randomly dismissing entire posts of what I don't want to read and putting in strawman argument that suits what I can refute better with no explicit reasoning"

You're not making anything you're saying clear (at least not with regards to what you're addressing) and I fail to see how it's relevant at all to the viewpoint I presented ("everything I need to know" about what?). You're just being vague and shooting down some argument nobody made about capitalism and Nvidia's reasons for the pricing. The "why" of the pricing isn't the same thing as "why people are upset about the pricing".
Edited by Serandur - 3/22/15 at 7:53pm
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"Randomly dismissing entire posts of what I don't want to read and putting in strawman argument that suits what I can refute better with no explicit reasoning"

You're not making anything you're saying clear (at least not with regards to what you're addressing) and I fail to see how it's relevant at all to the viewpoint I presented ("everything I need to know" about what?). You're just being vague and shooting down some argument nobody made about capitalism and Nvidia's reasons for the pricing. The "why" of the pricing isn't the same thing as "why people are upset about the pricing".

Uh, okay then. Not even worth saying anything more to that.
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Originally Posted by ozyo View Post

I need source pls
if its full chip I'm in

Read AnandTech's review on the Titan X
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if Nvidia were having a $200 special on this card, it'd be the single most stupid business decision in the history of capitalism

I actually don't know, low margin but with extremely high volume may end up generating more revenue in the end. If the Titan X was $200 I'd be in for 4 right now, just sayin'.
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