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2 years ago#31
The reference models will have no problem overclocking under water. The reference PCB is supposed to be built like a tank.
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2 years ago#32
If you are talking about right now, you'd have to be the blindest of blind fanboys to choose the titan.
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2 years ago#33
I'd take the $1000 and go to Vegas baby! YEAHH!!! (not really, but it beats having to buy something you don't want, and I don't want either choice)
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2 years ago#34
i would never buy a titan for $1000 over two 290x
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2 years ago#35
Neither actually, I rather have a single R9 290X or 780
2 years ago#36
just got an rma kit for my 280x, and since it started to whine badly, ( probably the coils), the 290x is a sure winner for $270 more. Thats with tax being factored in.
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2 years ago#37
DV8ingSources posted...
If you are talking about right now, you'd have to be the blindest of blind fanboys to choose the titan.


nah, now now but those who bought the Titan as it released will have a card that's relevant a lot longer than buying a 290X now, first part of next year it's going to get dusted by the 800 series, bad time to buy any card.
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2 years ago#38
Xeeh_Bitz posted...
DV8ingSources posted...
If you are talking about right now, you'd have to be the blindest of blind fanboys to choose the titan.


nah, now now but those who bought the Titan as it released will have a card that's relevant a lot longer than buying a 290X now, first part of next year it's going to get dusted by the 800 series, bad time to buy any card.


Fantastic reading comprehension.
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2 years ago#39
Snuckie7 posted...
Xeeh_Bitz posted...
DV8ingSources posted...
If you are talking about right now, you'd have to be the blindest of blind fanboys to choose the titan.


nah, now now but those who bought the Titan as it released will have a card that's relevant a lot longer than buying a 290X now, first part of next year it's going to get dusted by the 800 series, bad time to buy any card.


Fantastic reading comprehension.


I was agreeing and saying its bad to buy any card right now

Snuckie = failure
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2 years ago#40
Why buy a 290x or 290? The reference models are POS, show me one that hits 13000 in Firestrike.

That's a 33% OC required from their stock benches of 9400-9500 avg across various reviews. Wait until non reference comes out and until Nvidia releases the 780TI along with price drops, those who buy these are going to regret it.
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