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Are people actually able to eat ramen like...once a day every day? I like ramen, but my digestive system stops functioning if I have it too much.

Many years ago when I was young and super poor I lived an entire week eating pretty much nothing but ramen (with hot sauce, of course).

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Titan X is a lot less powerful than I had expected, watching these benchmarks.


Why has elegance found so little following? Elegance has the disadvantage that hard work is needed to achieve it and a good education to appreciate it. - Edsger Wybe Dijkstra

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Titan X is a lot less powerful than I had expected, watching these benchmarks.

It has 1/3 more transistors than a 980 and is roughly 1/3 faster on average.  What kind of performance were you expecting?  The (absurd amount of) extra VRAM will make zero difference in the vast majority of cases, even at 4K, at least right now.  Possibly games will start using more than 4GB of VRAM in the near future...  maybe.

 

Anyway, my reasoning for spending that absurd amount of money on that card is that it should have me set at 1440p for the foreseeable future.  Right now it can play pretty much anything completely maxed at 1440p, it might...  might be able to handle TWitcher 3 maxed at 1440p and maintain 60 FPS, if not, really close to maxed.  I don't expect games to get that much more demanding over the next several years because the PS4 and XBone will be holding them back.

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For the price and hullabaloo was expecting more victories in the benchmarks. Though the 295x2's power sucking does set it back a bit.

 

Maybe I will buy one too, though.

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For the price and hullabaloo was expecting more victories in the benchmarks. Though the 295x2's power sucking does set it back a bit.

The 295X2 is absolutely a better bargain overall, but it comes with several caveats, not the least of which is the absurd power draw and the fact that the card is massive and will simply not fit in some cases.  Size is not an issue for me and I like AMD, but I simply will not buy from them because of the state of their Linux drivers.  It's too bad, since I would love to have a brand choice, but until the day comes when AMD's Linux drivers aren't light years behind Nvidia's I'm sadly attached at the hip to Team Green.

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Don't worry folks, I'm here to fill in as the Why In The World Did I Just Spend So Much ****ing Money On a GPU guy.  I ordered a Titan X.  Did I need to buy it?  No.  Is it overpriced?  Absolutely.  Am I regretful?  Sorta.  My bank account hates my guts right now.  Am I crazy?  Plenty of people might say "yes".  That card's going to be the 1440p champion, though.  :wowey:

 

I'm going to be eating nothing but rice and ramen noodles for the rest of the year.  :p

 

Ah, I know that feeling all too well.

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I'm too much of a cheap to get the Titan X. Going to get a new case before anything, but perhaps will grab a new GPU in 2016.

 

Are people actually able to eat ramen like...once a day every day? I like ramen, but my digestive system stops functioning if I have it too much.

Good ramen absolutely. Never did ramen noodle weeks myself, as I knew people who worked at food stores.


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Yeah Titan X!

 

Speaking of gpu, I just got emailed my nvidia code for a free copy of Witcher 3, woohoo



 

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Well, after hearing some bad news about Pillars of Eternity's performance, I've just ordered an Intel i7 4790k

 

Now to pick a motherboard, and a cooler.

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if you want a quiet one, NH-D15 is the way to go. It performs the same as any AIO liquid cooler save a few top of the line big radiator ones, although it's more quiet them 90% of them (I can speak for CM ones from experience).

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Think I'm gonna go with the Gigabyte z97x soc force - less than 60 DPC latency and everything I need (PS2 ports, PCI, USB2, etc etc)

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I'm buying it for the low DPC latency ;) My other choice was an Asrock board that was about $20-30 more expensive.

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That card is likely worth more than both of my systems...

Although I'm due for an upgrade soon (maybe over the summer depending on how much it'll cost me and if I stick with laptops or go back to a decktop - or maybe both).


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Usually I would say 'spend that kind of money on a really nice monitor instead' because that's something that is going to improvr overall experience guaranteed, but we are right in the middle of the 4k shift.

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Aww yeah, something arrived for me today and it's sexy...  and overpriced.  Check out his overpriced sexiness:

 

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Marred by the reflection of the fool with the camera!

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Why has elegance found so little following? Elegance has the disadvantage that hard work is needed to achieve it and a good education to appreciate it. - Edsger Wybe Dijkstra

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Aww yeah, something arrived for me today and it's sexy...  and overpriced.  Check out his overpriced sexiness:

 

aW1zuhD.jpg

Marred by the reflection of the fool with the camera!

 

Fool indeed.   :p

 

The build quality on this card is exceptional.  By comparison, the card I took out felt like a little plastic toy compared to the precision built professional machine I put in its place.  Not that it matters, it could feel like paper-mache so long as it lasts, stays (relatively) cool, and gives me all the FPS.  ALL OF THEM.  EVERY SINGLE ONE.  I don't want any FPS left for the rest of you.  I'm greedy like that.  :teehee:

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