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Windows 7: GTX Titan twice the $$ of 780 6 GB?

20 Jul 2014   #1
shokan2

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 
GTX Titan twice the $$ of 780 6 GB?

Can someone explain why the GTX Titan 6 GB is twice as expensive as the GTX 780 6 GB? Performance-wise, I'm getting from a couple of online comparisons that the GTX Titan only marginally exceeds the 780 6 GB.

So, for what kind of user is the GTX Titan a better choice? In my case, it will be 3D modeling, texturing and rendering (with a GPU-accelerated renderer).


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20 Jul 2014   #2
badger906

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, & Mac OS X 10.9.2
 
 

the gtx titan has everything fully unlocked as well as double precision ram. making it perfect for gaming and content creating. where as the 780ti is purley aimed at gamers.
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20 Jul 2014   #3
shokan2

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

Thanks. I read about double precision RAM before posting this thread. I couldn't get a sense of what it means in actual use, way too technical for me. For content creation and GPU rendering how is it an advantage (short version if that's possible)?
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20 Jul 2014   #4
shokan2

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

OP again, after looking around a little more, I don't think an explanation of what double precision floating point means for my application is necessary. I'm sold on the Titan.
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