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Anything better than 7970 yet?

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I have 2x HD 7950 3GB Crossfire, wondering if there's anything better than 7970 yet? or is it too soon
Nvidia just released their Geforce Titan chip, that will cost you an arm an a leg to buy. $1000 GPU.
 
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GeForce GTX Titan, 7990, GTX690
 
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GeForce GTX Titan, 7990, GTX690
Those are dual-GPU, doesn't count. (besides overpriced titan)

The downsides or multi-GPU are:
  • Overpriced
  • Really hard to resell, loses lots of value fast
  • Negligible performance increase over the single-GPU version, for the price
  • Not worth the price (unless you're a multimillionaire then it's pocket change)

But you can run 3X SLI :laugh:
But normal can run 4x SLI/Crossfire, so actually it's a downgrade unless of course you want to spend $3000 on three of them...
 
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from what we have been reading about amd there will be no beter then 7970 in this year!!
the will release some new game bundels and stuf like that but no improved cards...,so yes its to soon to expect beter then hd 7970!!
 

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from what we have been reading about amd there will be no beter then 7970 in this year!!
the will release some new game bundels and stuf like that but no improved cards...,so yes its to soon to expect beter then hd 7970!!
Titan is already out bro and its better then a 7970 and 680 for a price premium.
 
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I can assure you that Titan is not a multi gpu :)
 
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i know titan is out and its beter then 7970..,but i think our guy want red team!! :)
titan is overpriced but still it is single gpu...,i dont know why he keeps teling going to titan would be downgrade!! :)
this year i would get 7970 and keep it ..,god prices and amd have been working with many game developers so many big game titles will come beter coded for red team!! next year who knows.. :)
 
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stick to what u got atm, my opinion
 
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I agree, I have no reason to upgrade, mine is already one of the best. Just curious about what's new.
i just build a rig with a single HD7950 3GB and i was supprised about speed/clocks
had it running Core@1100 and Mem@1450

and with two of em will :rockout: it
 

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But it's way overpriced, negligible performance increase, for the price.
$100 more for a single GPU version of the GTX690 performance wise...Not exactly anything different than AMD or nVidia has done in the past.
 
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You're right, the Titan is just Way overpriced.
For gaming purposes maybe (though it has no competition). For professional use it's a steal.
Anyway, it seems it's sold out just about everywhere.
 
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$100 more for a single GPU version of the GTX690 performance wise...Not exactly anything different than AMD or nVidia has done in the past.
more like a GTX 660 ti /670 SLI performance. for double the price :p
 
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People just can't seem to grasp the single gpu concept :|
 
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People just can't seem to grasp the single gpu concept :|
Or the fact AMD is in hold pattern for the new consoles to come out with games coded to their specs like Nvidia has had since xbox 360 ........Who here remember s the ps3,Xbox year when they released them???? Nvidia did the same thing no new hardware until the consoles caught up.

Anyways if your running 7950 x2 in crossfire just wait it out,No need for you to upgrade yet.
 
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People just can't seem to grasp the single gpu concept :|
Oh, I think they do......it's the price that's on their collective conscience.:shadedshu

Yes, multi-GPU gaming has its pitfalls, like microstutter, lack of CF/SLi profile for new games, negative scaling when it's really bad, possible locks/freezes and such.....but when it works, the result can be breathtaking. I've been dealing with multi-GPU gaming for a while now, and I can honestly say.....it's been great thus far. Sure, there have been times when I do encounter SLi/CF issues, but they are not so bad to the extend that I'd want to give up on it. Like I'd said, when SLi/CF works, it's stunning.......I play BF3 at absolute max setting @5760x1200, the 'Going Hunting' level for example, I don't go below 60fps with highs exceeding 100fps. For me, CF/SLi is simply necessary since no single card can perform to such level......not even a single GTX Titan.
 
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Anyway, it seems it's sold out just about everywhere.
well there are allways lots of ppl who dont care about price...,i can bet it if they put 2000$ price there will still be ppl who wil buy it!!
 

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