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Anybody that's owned 780 Ti and 980 like you and myself realize 980 is faster regardless of when the game is from.

The performance was very similar - and for the 780 Ti price nowdays (used or even brand new is ~300$ - at least around here), its was a way better option vs 980.
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There is no reason to hate Nvidia for Gameworks, if you want to call developers lazy that's understandable but from a business stand point Gameworks makes sense.

Most gamers run Nvidia GPU's. Seems that recently it's been a 70/30 split with GPU sales but even if you look at the recent Steam hardware polls it's 52% vs 28% advantage Nvidia. Can you really blame the developer for using tools that make development easier and optimized for the majority of their customers? It's not like it doesnt run on AMD hardware, it just doesnt run as well as it possibly could.

Binary, how dare you bring common sense into a witch hunt?

The money being spent for Gameworks should be going directly to Nvidia shareholders not back to us with extra features.

Let's leave it all up to the developers to decide if they want to support the PC instead of providing any support for them.
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The performance was very similar - and for the 780 Ti price nowdays (used or even brand new is ~300$ - at least around here), its was a way better option vs 980.

780 Ti was $699 and 980 was $549.

780 Ti is cheaper because it's not longer being made.

If you want a truly fair comparison, wait till the 980 goes EOL and then we'll compare again.
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You realise that's not all that implausible. Also the 780GTX is 3 years old, another year or so and whether you think it's suspicious or not, it will become legacy.

The gtx 780 isn't even TWO years old.
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that's a good point nv really needs to get involved with the game makers they only have vga pc parts
Oh man is that why amd do what they do so gamers have to buy a console....lol:D
I want to hear that from the lady boss in the next few weeks...we don't HAVE TIME OR MONEY FOR PC PARTS CAN YOU JUST GO GET A CONSOLE LOL

ok I am getting carried away now...er I think???biggrin.gif
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I know, right. Who would ever expect a new architecture mid-range card to compete with the previous generation's cut-down top card. Oh, except where the GTX 660 managed to pretty much tie the fully enabled GTX 580. Oh, and the GTX 460 against the GTX 285. For shame, Nvidia, improving price/performance over time.

please find a game in this list that has a similarity to that benchmark

http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Gigabyte/GTX_960_OC/
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There isn't one that looks like that
well, grid 2 and stutter dogs but stock vs stock the 960 still gets beat down.
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780 Ti was $699 and 980 was $549.

780 Ti is cheaper because it's not longer being made.

If you want a truly fair comparison, wait till the 980 goes EOL and then we'll compare again.

It doesnt matter what was the price for 780 Ti - I can get it pretty much for 300$ nowdays, which is nearl 250$ less than 980. Performance on most titles is the same, with newer ones being in favor with 980.
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please find a game in this list that has a similarity to that benchmark

http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Gigabyte/GTX_960_OC/
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
There isn't one that looks like that
well, grid 2 and stutter dogs but stock vs stock the 960 still gets beat down.

The 960 gets beat down by the 290X in the launch review also, yet somehow manages to beat the 290X in that PCars benchmark. Perhaps it's a game specific (or review specific) issue?

None of which excuses the fact that next-gen mid-range cards are supposed to compete with previous gen top cards (which the GTX 780 isn't even).
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The 960 gets beat down by the 290X in the launch review also, yet somehow manages to beat the 290X in that PCars benchmark. Perhaps it's a game specific (or review specific) issue?

lets see the 960 is slower than all the cards it beats in one game.

id say it's a game issue.

in fact i'm certain you'd be hard pressed to find any benchmark that looks like that project cars benchmark.
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It doesnt matter what was the price for 780 Ti - I can get it pretty much for 300$ nowdays, which is nearl 250$ less than 980. Performance on most titles is the same, with newer ones being in favor with 980.

Yeah, the fact that one card is EOL when comparing prices doesn't matter if we're trying to have a fair and balanced discussion.
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