Tuesday, February 19th 2013

NVIDIA GeForce GTX Titan Final Specifications, Internal Benchmarks Revealed

Specifications of NVIDIA's upcoming high-end graphics card, the GeForce GTX Titan, which were reported in the press over the last couple of weeks, are bang on target, according to a specs sheet leaked by 3DCenter.org, which is allegedly part of the card's press-deck. According to the specs sheet, the GTX Titan indeed features 2,688 out of the 2,880 CUDA cores present on the GK110 silicon, 6 GB of GDDR5 memory across a 384-bit wide memory interface, and draws power from a combination of 6-pin and 8-pin PCIe power connectors.

The GeForce GTX Titan core is clocked at 837 MHz, with a GPU Boost frequency of 876 MHz, and 6.00 GHz memory, churning out 288 GB/s of memory bandwidth. The chip features a single-precision floating-point performance figure of 4.5 TFLOP/s, and 1.3 TFLOP/s double-precision. Despite its hefty specs that include a 7.1 billion-transistor ASIC and 24 GDDR5 memory chips, NVIDIA rates the card's TDP at just 250W.

More slides and benchmark figures follow.

The next slide leaked by the source reveals key features of the reference design cooling solution, which uses a large lateral blower that features RPM and voltage-based speed control on the software side, a vapor-chamber plate that draws heat from the GPU, memory, and VRM; and an extended aluminum fin stack that increases surface area of dissipation.

Next up, we have performance numbers by NVIDIA. In the first slide, we see the GTX Titan pitted against the GTX 680, in Crysis 3. The GTX Titan is shown to deliver about 29 percent higher frame-rates, while being a tiny bit quieter than the GTX 680.

In the second slide, we see three GeForce GTX Titans (3-way SLI) pitted against a pair of GeForce GTX 690 dual-GPU cards (quad-SLI). In every test, the Titan trio is shown to be faster than GTX 690 Quad-SLI. In Crysis 3, GTX Titan 3-way SLI is shown to be about 75 percent faster; 100 percent faster in Max Payne 3, 40 percent faster in TESV: Skyrim, and 95 percent faster in Far Cry 3. Why this comparison matters for NVIDIA is that if Titan does end up being a $1000 product, NVIDIA will have to sell three of them while offering something significantly better than GTX 690 quad-SLI.

Source: 3DCenter.org
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132 Comments on NVIDIA GeForce GTX Titan Final Specifications, Internal Benchmarks Revealed

#4
Vinska
by: DarkOCean
EUR 800 Ex VAT
GBP 827 Inc. VAT
USD 999 Inc. VAT"
Now that pricing is rather ghey for us Yuripeans:

USA gets it for $1k including VAT
Europe gets it for 800€ = ~1070$ Excluding VAT
Now, taking my country with its 21% VAT, as an example: it becomes ~$1290

USA - $1K, Me - $1.29K

Feels as if Nvidia wants to put something long and stiff inside European behinds, if You know what I mean... :shadedshu
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#5
repman244
by: Vinska
Now that pricing is rather ghey for us Yuripeans:

USA gets it for $1k including VAT
Europe gets it for 800€ = ~1070$ Excluding VAT
Now, taking my country with its 21% VAT, as an example: it becomes ~$1290

USA - $1K, Me - $1.29K

Feels as if Nvidia wants to put something long and stiff inside European behinds, if You know what I mean... :shadedshu
You need to take all the expenses and incomes into consideration before you directly compare prices.
It's not NVIDIA's fault for higher VAT, and they didn't price it like most of others with the standard $ = € + VAT
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#6
TheMailMan78
Big Member
by: Vinska
Now that pricing is rather ghey for us Yuripeans:

USA gets it for $1k including VAT
Europe gets it for 800€ = ~1070$ Excluding VAT
Now, taking my country with its 21% VAT, as an example: it becomes ~$1290

USA - $1K, Me - $1.29K

Feels as if Nvidia wants to put something long and stiff inside European behinds, if You know what I mean... :shadedshu
No that's your government that's doing that sir. Unless NVIDIA is the one charging you VAT.
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#7
Vinska
by: repman244
You need to take all the expenses and incomes into consideration before you directly compare prices.
It's not NVIDIA's fault for higher VAT, and they didn't price it like most of others with the standard $ = € + VAT
by: TheMailMan78
No that's your government that's doing that sir. Unless NVIDIA is the one charging you VAT.
It's more expensive in Europe even BEFORE applying VAT. How's that not Nvidia's fault?

EDIT: As in: Europe gets it for 800€ = ~1070$ Excluding VAT
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#8
Prima.Vera
In my country with the VAT plus taxes is more than 1000Euros. Way to go nVidia!
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#9
repman244
by: Vinska
It's more expensive in Europe even BEFORE applying VAT. How's that not Nvidia's fault?

EDIT: As in: Europe gets it for 800€ = ~1070$ Excluding VAT
I'll say it again, you cannot moan about different pricing because everything else is different as well.

And that $70 difference can come from higher expenses to sell it in the EU with all the silly laws.
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#10
Fluffmeister
It's a premium boutique product, no amount of whining about the price is gonna change the market they are targeting.
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#11
Vinska
by: repman244
I'll say it again, you cannot moan about different pricing because everything else is different as well.

And that $70 difference can come from higher expenses to sell it in the EU with all the silly laws.
It's more than $70 difference. As the US price has VAT included. So that should also be taken into account. What's the VAT in the US, anyway?
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#12
repman244
by: Vinska
It's more than $70 difference. As the US price has VAT included.
That's the whole point, NVIDIA isn't responsible for the extra 20% that goes on top of the price...they won't get anything from it.
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#13
Vinska
by: Fluffmeister
It's a premium boutique product, no amount of whining about the price is gonna change the market they are targeting.
Except they do it for every product.

by: repman244
That's the whole point, NVIDIA isn't responsible for the extra 20% that goes on top of the price...they won't get anything from it.
eee what? Look, in the US it's $1k WITH VAT. Now, what would be the price in the US WITHOUT VAT? Because we should not be comparing the prices while one of them includes VAT, and the other doesn't.
P.S. Do You even know why Nvidia lists the price without VAT in Europe, but With VAT in USA?
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#14
Fluffmeister
by: Vinska
Except they do it for every product.
And they all sell too.
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#15
Aleksander
What if they make a 'cut in the half' version, will it cost 500$?

Btw, this just means that the computers just got the supercomputers
What will happen to supercomputers???
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#16
repman244
by: Vinska
eee what? Look, in the US it's $1k WITH VAT. Now, what would be the price in the US WITHOUT VAT? Because we should not be comparing the prices while one of them includes VAT, and the other doesn't.
P.S. Do You even know why Nvidia lists the price without VAT in Europe, but With VAT in USA?
I know that, all I'm saying the difference isn't so big as you're trying to say. AFAIK US doesn't have VAT (sometimes it's only sales tax or something like that which is ~7% - someone correct me if I'm wrong).

NVIDIA doesn't list it with VAT because all countries have different VAT (some have 18, some 20, 25%...).
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#17
TheMailMan78
Big Member
by: Vinska
Except they do it for every product.



eee what? Look, in the US it's $1k WITH VAT. Now, what would be the price in the US WITHOUT VAT? Because we should not be comparing the prices while one of them includes VAT, and the other doesn't.
P.S. Do You even know why Nvidia lists the price without VAT in Europe, but With VAT in USA?
1. It costs more to ship to Europe because of a plethora of regulations. I know this because I've been working in textiles for 15+ years. That's why there is a small increase in price. Its not NVIDIA's problem man.

2. The US doesn't have VAT. Hell I buy off Newegg because its tax free.
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#18
Prima.Vera
Guys relax. We all know that the US have some of the best prices for products in the world. Heck, even the gas/oil price in US is more than half from the rest of the world. No need to fight here over the obvious. ;)
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#19
Ikaruga
by: TheMailMan78
The US doesn't have VAT. Hell I buy off Newegg because its tax free.
It's not that simple. Don't forget that you are comparing a buy inside the USA with a purchase of a product imported into an other country. This section of the wiki (with the examples) describes it a little bit better.
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#20
AsRock
TPU addict
by: TheMailMan78
1. It costs more to ship to Europe because of a plethora of regulations. I know this because I've been working in textiles for 15+ years. That's why there is a small increase in price. Its not NVIDIA's problem man.

2. The US doesn't have VAT. Hell I buy off Newegg because its tax free.
Finally some one said it USA don't have VAT ( value-added tax "COUGH").

Although some stats you have to pay tax but not here in PA :)..
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#21
TheMailMan78
Big Member
by: Ikaruga
It's not that simple. Don't forget that you are comparing a buy inside the USA with a purchase of a product imported into an other country. This section of the wiki (with the examples) describes it a little bit better.
Do you think that GPU's are made in the US? Everything is imported man. Same as Europe. We just don't have VAT. However we are catching up to you guys in useless regulations and pointless taxes to line corrupt government officials pockets........but that's for another thread. :laugh:
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#22
Ikaruga
by: TheMailMan78
Do you think that GPU's are made in the US? Everything is imported man. Same as Europe. We just don't have VAT. However we are catching up to you guys in useless regulations and pointless taxes to line corrupt government officials pockets........but that's for another thread. :laugh:
You are still pretty far from reaching this advanced level self destructing bureauidiotracy;)
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#23
TheMailMan78
Big Member
by: Ikaruga
You are still pretty far from reaching this advanced level self destructing bureauidiotracy;)
:laugh::toast: For BOTH of our sakes I pray our respective regional governments get their act together soon. Its beyond stupid at this point. IMO a few capitals buildings need some cleaning out of the trash.
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#24
tokyoduong
by: Vinska
Now that pricing is rather ghey for us Yuripeans:

USA gets it for $1k including VAT
Europe gets it for 800€ = ~1070$ Excluding VAT
Now, taking my country with its 21% VAT, as an example: it becomes ~$1290

USA - $1K, Me - $1.29K

Feels as if Nvidia wants to put something long and stiff inside European behinds, if You know what I mean... :shadedshu
don't blame a company for what the government does. The government double and triple dip with taxes all the time. Businesses gets taxed on the income after expenses. You get income taxed and then pay more taxes when paying for products and services. You end up paying taxes with your taxed money. I know I am losing more than half of what i make if I account for all the taxes I pay.

by: AsRock
Finally some one said it USA don't have VAT ( value-added tax "COUGH").

Although some stats you have to pay tax but not here in PA :)..
We have sales tax that can go over 20% in some places. We also have all kinds of ridiculous taxes and more in the works. There's actually a new highway utility tax for hybrid/ev owners in the works where they have to pay an extra $100 or so a year. That's funny since we already pay these taxes in gasoline/diesel and annual registration/fees/hut/etc...
The lottery has always supposed to be extra funding for education but we're lucky if half of that goes to the schools. You get taxed to hell if you win and even more if you want lump sum
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#25
Mindweaver
Moderato®™
Newegg's got them up guys! Go grab one! HERE hehehe
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