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Ordered it twice, once under my wife's Newegg account biggrin.gif

you cheater!!! lol My better half doesn't have an egg account.... looks like I need to get on that. thumb.gif
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the price to performance ratio is ridiculous why on earth would I buy titan when I can buy 2 other cards for cheaper and spank it
Lower end cards in SLI ALWAYS beat the flagship card. That is nothing new. When your going to the top class of any PC component price/performance always gets worse, that is nothing new either. At the end of the day you have two choices with an increased resolution of surround. Since 660ti SLI will bottleneck surround in some games with its 192bit bus and 2gb vram. And 3-way and 4-way SLI have problems. The only way to increase performance at the current technology state is to go with the higher end card. This is of course is if you can afford it. Because everyone cant.
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you cheater!!! lol My better half doesn't have an egg account.... looks like I need to get on that. thumb.gif
LOL you might have to make one for her.
Newegg must have got another confirmed shipment. Pre-orders are open again. Stated for 2/28 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121724
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I think the thing we're all forgetting is that when you buy Titan, what you're actually buying is a Tesla K20, or whatever the exact model is, with one shader unit disabled (yield issues; essentially what they're doing is selling failed K20's with the broken bit disabled so they make some money off it, rather than just throwing it away). Which is something I don't mind them doing, actually, because you're getting a very, very good compute card for your cash.

I'd love to see what a few Titans could do for some of the computation work my colleagues are involved with.

I'm not disputing that Titan is good - I just feel that it's a little too pricy. If it was £6-700, I would be a lot more tempted.
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plain and simple too much for too little when you can spend less and get more
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plain and simple too much for too little when you can spend less and get more

Again this is an opinion.... kind of like the guy who spends $300k+ on a Lamo vs the guy who has an $80k Corvette with $30k worth of mods done to it. They perform astoundingly similar, the bang for buck argument like you make is obvious, but at the end of the day.. some people just want the best "availible" product for what they are trying to accomplish. This is not the normal mentallity, however we are in a surround gaming thread so its kind of expected that the majority of us probably don't find the "Bang for buck" argument as compelling when every FPS counts for what we are wanting to do. thumb.gif

I understand but preaching one side of the argument or the other is nothing but beating a dead horse.... it doesn't matter. Either way you have to pay to play, and it just like anything higher end or niche in nature, the more you want to play the more you have to pay lol
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I think the thing we're all forgetting is that when you buy Titan, what you're actually buying is a Tesla K20, or whatever the exact model is, with one shader unit disabled (yield issues; essentially what they're doing is selling failed K20's with the broken bit disabled so they make some money off it, rather than just throwing it away).
Which is something I don't mind them doing, actually, because you're getting a very, very good compute card for your cash.

I'd love to see what a few Titans could do for some of the computation work my colleagues are involved with.
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I'm not disputing that Titan is good - I just feel that it's a little too pricy. If it was £6-700, I would be a lot more tempted
.

This is another key factor for me, as the Titans would be going into my SR-2 rig.... the whole point of my Force1 rig was for folding, thats why I had opted for 4 gtx 480's initially.... now with Titan, i can have a numbe crunching monster AND be able to use it as a primary gaming rig (allowing me to liquify some of my other rigs assets thumb.gif).
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Again this is an opinion.... kind of like the guy who spends $300k+ on a Lamo vs the guy who has an $80k Corvette with $30k worth of mods done to it. They perform astoundingly similar, the bang for buck argument like you make is obvious, but at the end of the day.. some people just want the best "availible" product for what they are trying to accomplish. This is not the normal mentallity, however we are in a surround gaming thread so its kind of expected that the majority of us probably don't find the "Bang for buck" argument as compelling when every FPS counts for what we are wanting to do. thumb.gif

I understand but preaching one side of the argument or the other is nothing but beating a dead horse.... it doesn't matter. Either way you have to pay to play, and it just like anything higher end or niche in nature, the more you want to play the more you have to pay lol

difference is. lambo would still win. haha thumb.gif

even as surround argument. you can still spend less and get more performance! either way it needs to be sugar coated....titan ain't at all what's it's cracked up to be. even 1 titan vs. 1 680. 10fps difference for $500 more. am I the only one that sees something wrong with that? I guess I just see it as common sense. tongue.gif

to each his own either way, but if titan is 10fps better in c3 compared to 680, then 780 is only going to be 2-5 fps better at the rate they are going. that is my main issue. titan isn't far enough advanced as a single gpu for a 1k price tag.
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difference is. lambo would still win. haha thumb.gif

You haven't seen the corvettes I roll with then lol thumb.gif
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I Like Smileys :)
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