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NVIDIA Titan X Pascal 12 GB

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NVIDIA released their new Pascal based Titan X earlier this week. It is based on a brand-new GP102 graphics processor, which is even more power efficient than the one in the GTX 1080. In our review of this $1200 card, we take a closer look at whether there is a way to justify the purchase somehow.

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Look at that Nvidia releases a monster card at a monster price and the stock cooler proves to be a heavy limiting factor well unless your okay with 100% fan speeds and loud noise. Custom water being the only option here... I have a feeling many will wait on the 1080Ti.
 
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What a beast, you certainly pay a hefty price premium, but if you want the best of the best.... this is it.
 
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What a beast, you certainly pay a hefty price premium, but if you want the best of the best.... this is it.
Not that that warrants the price point...I mean im sure they could slap 2 of these together in some GTX Titan Z pascal config and ask 5000 dollars for it and you can make the same argument at which point it becomes an empty statement.
 
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And even this card isn't good enough yet for 60fps at 4K in many games.....
 
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I'm just clicking pages and watching the fps charts get destroyed.
 
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Not that that warrants the price point...I mean im sure they could slap 2 of these together in some GTX Titan Z pascal config and ask 5000 dollars for it and you can make the same argument at which point it becomes an empty statement.
As Wizz says, zero competition, and the $1500 asking price for the Radeon Pro Duo doesn't help matters either.
 
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I will read this review tomorrow but just taking a glance at the overall performance compared to the GTX 1080 at higher resolutions where the Titan X is intended to be used I see that it is pretty much the same difference in performance compared to the Maxwell Titan X and the GTX 980. GTX 1080 Ti coming in a few months after Mr Huang takes the $1,200 from the high end Pascal early adopters.
 
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Look at that Nvidia releases a monster card at a monster price and the stock cooler proves to be a heavy limiting factor well unless your okay with 100% fan speeds and loud noise. Custom water being the only option here... I have a feeling many will wait on the 1080Ti.
The price point would certainly indicate there will be one. Plenty of room between $699 FE 1080 and $1200 Titan X plus plenty of performance room as well.
 
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In the words of Frank from "I Love Raymond"...Holy crap!
 
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Overclocked it's almost twice as fast as a 980ti.

That's just silly. Silly fast, silly efficient, silly price.

Edited because some people just suck.
 
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Double post for those that will moan about Vulkan not being there:



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And this is with a gimped card as well. Next year's full-power GP102 should easily reach 4k 60fps in most games.
 
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I will read this review tomorrow but just taking a glance at the overall performance compared to the GTX 1080 at higher resolutions where the Titan X is intended to be used I see that it is pretty much the same difference in performance compared to the Maxwell Titan X and the GTX 980. GTX 1080 Ti coming in a few months after Mr Huang takes the $1,200 from the high end Pascal early adopters.
And after that they probably will release the Titan X Black too
 
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Well, a bit meh. Not the performance, but the cooler/power. Will the 1080ti be similar to this? If yes, :eek:.
 
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Overclocked it's almost twice as fast as a 980ti.

That's just silly. Silly fast, silly efficient, silly price.

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Exactly why I skip generations mostly. Now its a worthwhile upgrade for me.

I am glad to see the boost at full will go over 2000mhz, now that is cool!
 
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I hope that EVGA will release a version of their ACX cooler that fits this card together with other dual slot air coolers than this would be a quiet monster ;)
 
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Why have you guys at techpowerup stopped benchmarking your cards in WoW and now Legion? You were the best source for this, any special reason why not include this test any longer?
 
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Exactly why I skip generations mostly. Now its a worthwhile upgrade for me.

I am glad to see the boost at full will go over 2000mhz, not that is cool!
Pretty sure the people that can afford them can also afford water cooling. I would love to see those benchies. :)
 

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Why have you guys at techpowerup stopped benchmarking your cards in WoW and now Legion? You were the best source for this, any special reason why not include this test any longer?
Due to the WOW Legion patch, which changed all engine parameters, the old results are invalid. I won't waste time rebenching until after Legion release, to avoid having to rebench several times when they change something.
 
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Looking at the performance summary charts it would seem that the Titan X is bottlenecked by the CPU at lower resolutions...
 

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Looking at the performance summary charts it would seem that the Titan X is bottlenecked by the CPU at lower resolutions...
That's correct
 
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