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Gigabyte GTX 780 WindForce OC 3072 MB

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Gigabyte's GTX 780 WindForce OC introduces a brand-new triple-slot cooler design that uses improved heatpipe technology. Thanks to a large overclock out of the box and clever thermal engineering, the card ends up faster than the GeForce GTX Titan.

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I'LL TAKE THREE!

thanks w1zz
 
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Amazing card, looking forward to seeing what other custom 780's can do.
 
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EVGA is cutom like stickers and factory overclocking is custom (come at me, haters)
 
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Wow...there are going to be some steaming mad Titan owners when they see these numbers.
 

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Wow...there are going to be some steaming mad Titan owners when they see these numbers.
No worries, we just laugh at them.
 
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But they have something to hold on to, they have 6GB of graphics memory! thats SIX GIGABYTES!
 
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W1zzard, conclusion: "Faster than GTX Titan" ¿?

o_O
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Sorry, my mistake :p, is faster than TITAN
 
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Is it not?
 
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$350/card price premium for maybe 60 days at the most of bragging rights is a hefty price to pay. All I can say is that I'm glad I'm not one of them. The worst part is that the proud owners went to the trouble of creating some really nice threads here at TPC and order backplates and waterblocks and all kinds of foofy stuff for their shiny new toys. Now all the naysayers that enjoy the "I told you so" have a nice big target to aim at.
 
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How could they do this to Titan owners. I do not own one but i feel for those that got one.
I don't. Anyone who bought the Titan with any thought that they were getting a decent value has way more money than sense.

I might pick up a couple of these 780s once BTC mining is no longer worth it on my 7970s and once the price is down to ~$500 where it belongs. $650 is not worth it for the performance IMO, and I don't feel like supporting this stupid trend of jacking up GPU prices with my money.
 
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7970 costs £550 at launch here too, frankly you should be thanking nVidia for forcing them to drop that price. :p
 

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Not impressed with those noise and temp levels.

Please review the Inno3d 780 Ice Dragon.
 
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Great card ... but bad pricing ... They are not trying to lower the prices of the 6xx series cards ... they're just introducing the next gen cards with higher pricing because AMD hasn't come out with there next gen ...
 
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Are any of these reviews/companies going to give Wiz the backplate he desires so badly?!
 

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Are any of these reviews/companies going to give Wiz the backplate he desires so badly?!
earlier today:

btarunr, 23.05.2013 13:20:00:
evga accessories are not well available outside US

w2zzard, 23.05.2013 13:20:24:
which probably means people dont care enough about backplates

w2zzard, 23.05.2013 13:20:37:
or some merchants would pack up a container full of the backplates and make a killing

btarunr, 13:21:05:
forum comments show that people wish titan had a backplate

btarunr, 13:21:22:
not just functionality (memory chips) but also aesthetics

w2zzard, 13:22:10:
let's setup a sweatshop in bangladesh and produce hand made backplates out of old warships and tanks

w2zzard, 13:23:41:
worker demands cant be worse than some of our forum peoples' issues
 

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:roll:


I'll manage the workers...with a whip!


oh..wait...
 
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Are any of these reviews/companies going to give Wiz the backplate he desires so badly?!

That was good :D really good.
I'd like to see more backplates as well. Even on mainstream and casual class cards. Ain't that expensive to make them after all. It's a piece of extruded or whatever metal. Its not a rocket science.
 

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I agree. Backplates would be nice :)
 

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How could they do this to Titan owners. I do not own one but i feel for those that got one.
I am sure most Titan owners knew this would happen.