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it will be here tomorrow.. they are listed at £1299 on scan uk.. i was tempted with a £1150 special offer on ebuyer.. he he

i dont need the f-cking thing but the nag to keep up got the better of me.. :)

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i was tempted with a £1150 special offer on ebuyer.. he he
Still a hell of a lot of money, enjoy that purchase though.
 
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i dont need the f-cking thing but the nag to keep up got the better of me.. :)

trog
Lol ... I used to do that all the time :)

Would be good to read your experience with the card after a few months.

Enjoy benching and gaming on your new purchase :D
 
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just like everyone else i have been knocking it for the price.. but have still ended up buying one.. he he..

i also have a sneaking suspicion that when the pain of buying the first one wears off i might end up buying another one.. tis the way my mind works.. :)

trog
 

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£1300 for a graphics card...

I agree about not buying from ebuyer though, at any price, bunch of scam artists. I've not bought a thing off them since they stitched me up several years ago and they have a deservedly bad reputation. I hope they go bust. Yes, I hate them.
 

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it will be here tomorrow.. they are listed at £1299 on scan uk.. i was tempted with a £1150 special offer on ebuyer.. he he

i dont need the f-cking thing but the nag to keep up got the better of me.. :)

trog
I guess your kids & pet dog will have to skip a few meals now?
 
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Don't you dare put that weird 75 FPS cap on it (was it 75? :D )

that came off when swapped my pair of room heater 980ti cards for a pair of roughly the same performance but much less power hungry 1070 cards..



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I nV you :D
good choice, sli is shit these days, single gpu is the way to go.
 

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Gonna fire up a mining program on it? I'd be curious what it does.
 
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I nV you :D
good choice, sli is shit these days, single gpu is the way to go.
That was so bad :D

He's saying he might SLI them at some point, in fact, I know he's going to ;)
 
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Gonna fire up a mining program on it? I'd be curious what it does.
nice hash is all set up and ready to click on hat i will give it a try when the new card gets here. .. i could be wrong but i doubt it will beat the pair of 1070 cards.. mining dosnt have scaling problems.. :)

and vayra nice to see you have confidence i me.. mind you i would probably end up capping the bloody things.. i would be back to the 980TI room heater days just with more grunt.. he he..

the bottom line is when you stick more than one 250 plus watt card in the same mid tower case you get heat problems.. my 75 fps capping was just one of the ways i got round it..

as i keep saying i dont need all this power but for reasons i aint gonna dig too deep into i just like having it.. he he

trog

ps.. a pair of 1080tI cards in sli was one of the options i thought of cucker.. so was a pair of 2070 cards in sli but nvidia gimped that option so in one sense the single 2080tI was a reluctant option.. ebuyer just tempted me with their special offer email spam.. it was a genuine spur of the moment buy as is often the case with me..
 
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I meant it's a good choice he didn't buy 2x 1080Ti,which he could have with 1200
He could have, and have £200 spare. Because used 1080 tis are easily found at £500 - If it was me I would've went sli but that would've been my personal decision.
 
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I'd prefer 2080ti over 1080ti sli.
Sure and that's your preference, I'd prefer to put the £200 towards a 34" ultrawide or keep it as money saved, if scaling isn't any good you just disable a card - not that difficult.
 
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Judging from how many games just don't scale, I only see SLI as an extravagant option to use as an addition to already having the most powerful card, not as a means of creating a bettter bang for the buck alternative of buying single most powerful card there is.
 
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Judging from how many games just don't scale, I only see SLI as an extravagant option to use as an addition to already having the most powerful card, not as a means of creating a bettter bang for the buck option instaed of buying single most powerful card there is.
Fair enough but for me a single 1080 ti is enough : )
 
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Fair enough but for me a single 1080 ti is enough : )
It's very fast but not that it can't be faster. Especially if he wants to push as close to 165 fps as he can.
 
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It's very fast but not that it can't be faster. Especially if he wants to push as close to 165 fps as he can.
Very true, 165hz at 1440p is nowhere near easy to run, a 2080 ti will do well, but not in the value department.
 
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it will be here tomorrow.. they are listed at £1299 on scan uk.. i was tempted with a £1150 special offer on ebuyer.. he he

i dont need the f-cking thing but the nag to keep up got the better of me.. :)

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i tend to have instant regret whenever i spend large chunks money.. but i know its coming and prepare for it.. have learned to say f-ck it.. he he

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I have instant regret when I spend money, even when it's on something necessary... :nutkick:
 
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Cooling Custom loop with old bits and pieces that I need to replace
Memory G Skill TridentX 3466 non RGB..
Video Card(s) 2 x EVGA GTX 1080 Ti SC Black Edition
Storage Sandisk 120Gb SSD, 2 x 2Tb Sammy 3.5" drives - Need more drives!!
Display(s) 3 x 23" LG IPS panels (can't remember model!!)
Case 10mm thick MDF on plastic risers.. It's kinda a case??
Audio Device(s) Onboard
Power Supply EVGA T2 1200w
Mouse Corsair thingy
Keyboard Corsair thingy
Software Windows 10
Benchmark Scores It's not to bad.. More importantly, it works!!
#24
£1300 for a graphics card...

I agree about not buying from ebuyer though, at any price, bunch of scam artists. I've not bought a thing off them since they stitched me up several years ago and they have a deservedly bad reputation. I hope they go bust. Yes, I hate them.
I'd never have guessed... Is it bad to ask what they have done so badly??

I nV you :D
good choice, sli is shit these days, single gpu is the way to go.
I'd prefer 2080ti over 1080ti sli.
I did buy two 1080 Ti's recently but not so much for SLI but for my daugther and girl friend.. If I ever get chance to actually use them together in SLI, it'll just be fun!! :)

@trog100 :) Please do let us know what you think of the card and how it performs :) Will be very interesting to know!! :)
 
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Video Card(s) HD 7660D
Storage HDD
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Power Supply 320 Watt
#25
I have instant regret when I spend money, even when it's on something necessary... :nutkick:

LOL yeah thats what im like now heeh ... i just can't bring myself to terms I have to buy food at the least lol

Well not that bad ..... but i do find myself moaning about the price of food these days lol
 
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