Can we all drop the pretense about value. All the arguments about if people want it they'll buy it and if they can afford it they will buy it. I have a PC saving fund currently at £4000. Obviously my PC fund when OTT so I'll put some toward my wedding....
I can afford 2, easily. Under water even.
But can I just get this out the way?
Far Cry 3 @ 2560x1600 = 32fps.
There are a couple of other shmoozies out there (Metro 2033 - i know it's badly coded). But honestly? Also the Hexus review has Dirt Showdown going to the 7970GHz when all FX used at maximum (Nvidia grumbled it's poorly optimised and pro AMD).
And again for Sleeping Dogs.
If I spend >£800 on a single card, I'd expect to get good frame rates across the board and never
lose to a card costing £500 less - no matter how it was coded. You can't even buy a card for £500 less than a non 6GB 7970.
W1zzard argues crossfire fails too much - true. But Titan can't overcome a game that happens to be coded to favour the AMD card, even though Titan has mammoth grunt behind it.
Dirt Showdown and Sleeping Dogs should be taken as a warning here. No matter how good people think Titan may be it's got problems. If AMD go down the path of helping develop more games (as it is now actively doing) that £800+ monster is going to look pretty f*cking stupid.
Why do i sound pissed? Because i really wanted one
but there's no chance I'm buying a card that half
my PC's gpu grunt can beat if AMD help code the game.
I am not a AMD fanboy. My last post today was talking about selling my 7970's for a Titan under an EK water block (http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/sh...61&postcount=4
). But seeing some of the fps results - I'd be a fool. Truly a fool. If AMD do as they say they're doing - focusing on drivers and development, I'll miss Titan out.
And ofc, Nvidia can develop drivers too but that's a cat and mouse argument. Maybe if JSH mails me a card I'll sing it's praise but damn... so disappointed.