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NVIDIA Announces GeForce GTX Titan, The Fastest GPU in the World

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Review NDA is same time Thursday.
 
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INB4... oh whatever, this card is GLORIOUS
 

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How many titan threads do we have already? Yes WONDER OF ALL CARDS!!!!!
 
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Tons of double precision on a single card... supposedly at only 250W is a win for some people needing this stuff...
 
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Was excited for this until it turns out it's just an insanely overpriced card.
 

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Tons of double precision on a single card
from the reviewer's guide:
By default, GeForce GTX TITAN runs the DP cores at 1/8th their full clock speed, and given each SMX has 1/3rd the number of DP cores vs SP cores, the DP operations would run at 1/24 the SP rate, similar to GeForce GTX 680.

When full DP is enabled, GeForce GTX TITAN operates at lower clock speeds. If you do decide to enable full DP, please ensure that you turn it off before you test GeForce GTX TITAN’s performance with games and other non-compute applications. Keep in mind that no games utilize DP computing.
To disable DP, simply uncheck the CUDA – Double Precision option in the NVIDIA Control Panel. Once DP is disabled, this setting should read “None”.
 

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Will this be a separate line of GTX cards or is nVIDIA gonna use the Titan name moving forward? That is one hell of a ridiculously OP card...even the price is OP...:respect:
 

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could someone explain to me how a graphics card can be "sexy"?
 
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"Pricing is expected to start at $999 USD". Same as 690?? You kidding me?!? Thanks but no thanks.
 
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At that price they wont be selling many. Who would pay that much for just a small bump in performance when you could just buy 2-3 7970s or 680s instead.
 

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Disappointing stuff. The only reason Titan deserves this name is for its astromic price tag. This is a kick in the butt. Titan costs you an arm and a leg. Nvidia sux.
Not that I'm not able to but I'm no way willing to feed Nvidias megalomania.

Wonder if Titan can beat my >18000 3dMark11s, even overclocked. I doubt that. So for now no reason to sell my 680s.

So let's see plain numbers. Idiotic policy to let us wait two days before we know that Titan is a probably a dwarf.

Whoever wants feels adressed throwing dollars, I don't mind.
 
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Agree. This card should have cost ~700-750$ not more. Good luck with that. I think there will be A LOT of sucker to buy this.
 
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If you think it's too expensive, then it isn't aimed at you anyway. :p
 

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relevant question: is this card faster than the gtx 690 and Hd 7990?
 

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relevant question: is this card faster than the gtx 690 and Hd 7990?
I cannot tell you with 100% accuracy, especially from the single vs dual debate. but from a pure theoretical stand point, there is no way considering the specs a titan can beat a 690 or 7990, 690 has 3072 cores, 1536x2 and a 7990 has 4096... 2048x2
 
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Waiting for the review now...
 
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You're right. It's aimed at people who need to spend $4000 on GPUs on their $8000 computer system to play their console port games that look 10% better than on a $250 Xbox 360.
Sure, if you want to put it that way, doesn't change the fact that I'm right. ;)
 
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I wonder if asus will mount their DirectCu 2 coolers on it ? ... I think its a shame.
 

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I wonder if asus will mount their DirectCu 2 coolers on it ? ... I think its a shame.
nope NVidia wont allow a shroud change unless liquid cooled for the 690 or titan, they will get in trouble
 
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Nice.

Now a lot of these threads are mentioning 3-way SLI, is that because that's how many are needed to exceed two GTX690 or is there a real limit? I hate to be limited to only 3. When you have that many, might as well go with 4.
 

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can we expect a Titan dual gpu card soon or is it too early to say?
 
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