A TITANic roundup of GPUs

Subject: Graphics Cards | March 19, 2015 - 03:20 PM |
Tagged: titan x, nvidia, gtx titan x, gm200, geforce, 4k

You have read Ryan's review of the $999 behemoth from NVIDIA and now you can take the opportunity to see what other reviewers think of the card.  [H]ard|OCP tested it against the GTX 980 which shares the same cooler and is every bit as long as the TITAN X.  Along the way they found a use for the 12GB of VRAM as both Watch_Dogs and Far Cry 4 used over 7GB of memory when tested at 4k resolution though the frame rates were not really playable, you will need at least two TITAN X's to pull that off.  They will be revisiting this card in the future, providing more tests for a card with incredible performance and an even more incredible price.

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"The TITAN X video card has 12GB of VRAM, not 11.5GB, 50% more streaming units, 50% more texture units, and 50% more CUDA cores than the current GTX 980 flagship NVIDIA GPU. While this is not our full TITAN X review, this preview focuses on what the TITAN X delivers when directly compared to the GTX 980."

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March 19, 2015 | 06:44 PM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

Are you sure that it is not 11.5GB VRAM?

March 19, 2015 | 11:14 PM - Posted by Mandrake

That 'joke' is so old now. :-/

March 20, 2015 | 07:18 AM - Posted by Parn (not verified)

12GB is overkill for the Titan X. By cranking up 4K resolution with 8x MSAA at an unplayable framerate just to prove that 12GB may come into use is lame.

March 20, 2015 | 12:34 PM - Posted by nashathedog

It's okay for sli usage. What good would it be if it was a 6gb card when as mentioned Fc4 and Watchdogs both top 7 gb's at 4k. It would mean people running 2 or 3 cards would be ram limited.

March 20, 2015 | 11:18 AM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

12GB is not overkill for graphic designers.

March 20, 2015 | 11:23 AM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

Shocking you didn't put AnandTech down. But am not surprised you guys listed all the pro articles. AnandTech is probably the only site around today that may actually pass as a neutral site (Just about). 90% of sites are afraid and just bow down to nvidia demands. Tech sites aren't what they used to be and customers should avoid tech sites as much as possible.

March 20, 2015 | 01:14 PM - Posted by Jeremy Hellstrom

Ah, if only you knew how wonderfullyand hilariously ironic that statement is.

March 20, 2015 | 01:49 PM - Posted by donut (not verified)

$1500+ in Australia. I'ed want this thing to wash my undies and clean the dishes for that price.

March 20, 2015 | 11:25 PM - Posted by godrilla (not verified)

So the price will likely fall when the competition launches a superior card at 30% lower rumored price. Especially because this is a gamer card. Nvidia is trying to make that quick buck b4 then.

March 23, 2015 | 04:00 AM - Posted by Garry (not verified)

So who will be first to do an SLI test?

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