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    Phoronix: NVIDIA Releases GeForce GTX "TITAN" GPU

    NVIDIA today unveiled the GeForce GTX TITAN as "the world's fastest" graphics processor and the company even claims "the only [GPU] in the world powerful enough to play any game at any resolution at any time."..

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTMwNTg

  • #2
    And you must be connected to a nuclear power station to use all of its capabilities.

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    • #3
      Originally posted by mark45 View Post
      And you must be connected to a nuclear power station to use all of its capabilities.
      It suck less power than hd7970GE... But that price oh my 800 ex.vat, damn you get decent computer with that price.

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      • #4
        Not Really

        Originally posted by mark45 View Post
        And you must be connected to a nuclear power station to use all of its capabilities.
        With a 250 watt TDP this thing isn't breaking any records for power usage in a GPU by any stretch of the imagination. It's certainly not a low-power part, but the power draw is extremely reasonable for the level of performance you get, and the cooler is even quieter than the stock cooler that comes with the 680.

        On a technological level, this card is an absolute beast and is extremely impressive in every metric you can think of. On a marketing level, however, it is massively expensive and will only be available in limited quantities, so frankly it won't make a big impact beyond some benchmark reviews.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by tuke81 View Post
          It suck less power than hd7970GE...
          Do you have any link?

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          • #6
            What the hell is up with nvidia telling review sites not to benchmark this thing until thursday? If I had this card available to me I'd sure as hell have benches available today.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by cip91 View Post
              Do you have any link?
              From here:

              Granted one game so it might be different with other games.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by duby229 View Post
                What the hell is up with nvidia telling review sites not to benchmark this thing until thursday? If I had this card available to me I'd sure as hell have benches available today.
                Well they just might not want to make a paper release, just waiting that retailers get the card before allowing reviews of it.

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                • #9
                  Hardware Hack

                  Hardware Hack to turn a GTX 690 into a Tesla K10 or a Titan into Tesla K20 :
                  http://www.eevblog.com/forum/project...-counterparts/

                  Maybe it's possible to find a software hack to change the device ID.

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                  • #10
                    Michael, it's $1000. Why do you insist on writing 999?

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by RealNC View Post
                      Michael, it's $1000. Why do you insist on writing 999?
                      No matter how hard I try, what language I use, 999 != 1000. Maybe that is also the reason why when I try to substitute 3 for Pi I get wildly different answers.

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by deanjo View Post
                        No matter how hard I try, what language I use, 999 != 1000. Maybe that is also the reason why when I try to substitute 3 for Pi I get wildly different answers.
                        999 is a marketing gimmick and no one should play into that. For all intents and purposes, it's 1000.

                        "Oh look, this normally costs $1000, but they have it on sale for $999 today. What a bargain!"

                        Yeah, right. It's OK when the sellers want to bullshit me. It's their job. But when Phoronix bullshits me too, it's not OK. It's one thousand bloody dollars, OK?

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by RealNC View Post
                          999 is a marketing gimmick and no one should play into that. For all intents and purposes, it's 1000.

                          "Oh look, this normally costs $1000, but they have it on sale for $999 today. What a bargain!"

                          Yeah, right. It's OK when the sellers want to bullshit me. It's their job. But when Phoronix bullshits me too, it's not OK. It's one thousand bloody dollars, OK?
                          If you want to split hairs, one is accurate and the other is a generalization. I think you might be making a mountain out of a molehill here.

                          But to be playfully pedantic here for just a second, people like you are the reason that bridges fall down.

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by Larian View Post
                            If you want to split hairs, one is accurate and the other is a generalization. I think you might be making a mountain out of a molehill here.

                            But to be playfully pedantic here for just a second, people like you are the reason that bridges fall down.
                            I don't know about you, but I've never met anyone who would tell me "I bought this for 49.99" or "for 799". And with "tell me", I mean actually talking to me. It seems that when you're actually talking to someone, all the "99"s go away. It's when people write that all the nines are creeping in. I wonder why that is.

                            It's not a real issue of course. It's just that I go into facepalm mode every time I see someone do this and think: "Dude, $49.99 is practically $50, which is way easier to remember when thinking about price ranges." One cent in 50 dollars or one dollar in a 1000 dollars is not going to make any difference whatsoever. The only thing this achieves is making you look like you actually believe that 49.99 is really cheaper than 50 and 999 cheaper than 1000, as if this would put those products in different price ranges. It bloody doesn't!

                            I'd better stop now, have to watch my blood pressure.

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by RealNC View Post
                              But when Phoronix bullshits me too, it's not OK. It's one thousand bloody dollars, OK?
                              But it is not, it is 999.

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