[SOLVED] ASUS ROG Matrix GTX 780 Ti Platinum.....is it worth it?

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The 780ti paired with (almost) any modern CPU would make a great combo.
Yes now I have a Phenom II x4 955 BE.......but I will be getting with the Card a FX 8350. These CPUs are still popular and surprisingly sell for more than a new Ryzen 3 3000G on the used market!

I have seen great reviews of the Ryzen 3 3000G....gaming without a dedicated GPU is possible on one of these!
 

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Ok. We saw your other thread and posted in there:
 

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Depends on title, some the 970 will win, some the 780ti will win. Having had a 780ti classified, and a 970, I would take the 970 every time. The measly 3-5 fps gains, when the 780ti does win, isn't worth the huge difference in power consumption.
 
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Depends on title, some the 970 will win, some the 780ti will win. Having had a 780ti classified, and a 970, I would take the 970 every time. The measly 3-5 fps gains, when the 780ti does win, isn't worth the huge difference in power consumption.
What issues can stem from the higher power consumption?
 

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Depends on title, some the 970 will win, some the 780ti will win. Having had a 780ti classified, and a 970, I would take the 970 every time. The measly 3-5 fps gains, when the 780ti does win, isn't worth the huge difference in power consumption.
I agree. 970 appears to be more optimized for newer games and stuff, mb that's why the gap between it and the 1060 3 GB is lower than what it is between 780 Ti and the 1060. Another GPU to mention is the 1650, a bit weaker than the 970, but still stronger than 780 Ti; I think I tried to mention these in the thread.
The OP seems to want the 780 Ti, probably he can't find a cheap 970, and also can't I around right now - the cheapest where I live are no less than 70 euro, while 1060 3 G 55-65 euro. 1650 is~ the price of a 980 around (85-100+ euro), but yes, the wattage is really different. Which thing generally results just in a little bigger electricity bill. The PSU longevity can be other affected in the current situation, but I guess the OP'd find money for a better quality when it comes to it.
 
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I agree. 970 appears to be more optimized for newer games and stuff, mb that's why the gap between it and the 1060 3 GB is lower than what it is between 780 Ti and the 1060. Another GPU to mention is the 1650, a bit weaker than the 970, but still stronger than 780 Ti; I think I tried to mention these in the thread.
The OP seems to want the 780 Ti, probably he can't find a cheap 970, and also can't I around right now - the cheapest where I live are no less than 70 euro, while 1060 3 G 55-65 euro. 1650 is~ the price of a 980 around (85-100+ euro), but yes, the wattage is really different. Which thing generally results just in a little bigger electricity bill. The PSU longevity can be other affected in the current situation, but I guess the OP'd find money for a better quality when it comes to it.
Yes I think I am locked on that 780ti Matrix Platinum. A GTX 970 would cost me around 90-100 euros here in Germany. I havent even considered a 1650...I will take a look at that card. So I just checked on eBay and they are still pricey.....would cost me more than the 780ti !
 

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I find it difficult to recommend any card that came before before Pascal to anyone these days. Pascal is just so much more efficient than anything that came before that the mid range models outperform even previous generation Titans while using a lot less power. Try running any modern game on a 1st generation Titan with 6gb and you'll see what I mean. Even the Maxwell Titan gets wrecked by the 1070Ti.
 
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I find it difficult to recommend any card that came before before Pascal to anyone these days. Pascal is just so much more efficient than anything that came before that the mid range models outperform even previous generation Titans while using a lot less power.
Hmmm....you do make a good point.
 
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I find it difficult to recommend any card that came before before Pascal to anyone these days. Pascal is just so much more efficient than anything that came before that the mid range models outperform even previous generation Titans while using a lot less power.
This is a good point, but that being said, you do have to admit that the ASUS ROG GTX 780ti Matrix Platinum is still a beast of a card and performs well even against Pascal based cards?
 

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the Maxwell Titan gets wrecked
Yes.. Wasn't this GPU actually the first reason for ppl to say that Titans are just overhyped? I recall of some comparisons of the Maxwell's Titan in youtube with a GTX 690, where ppl were laughing about the results afterwards. Titans appear to be more oriented for just to serve a wider range of things than gaming. I guess I'd want some Titan if I wanted to do video editing, or if I wanted to do professional/architecture things such as active working with AutoCad or s.th. such without having a specific workstation card about it. Just see the Titan RTX (24 GB) vs 2080 Ti 11 GB. Can't say it has even 4% pure ouperformance in gaming, and only really rich and enthusistic gamers would run for Titans if it's just for their gaming being better.

you do have to admit that the ASUS ROG GTX 780ti Matrix Platinum is still a beast of a card and performs well even against Pascal based cards?
It will outperform GT1030, GTX 1050 and 1050 Ti, but that's all. The 13% bonus they mention may just make it almost equal to a 1060 3 GB, while anything else from Pascal (1060 6 GB, 1070 and so on) will be ahead of 780 Ti for sure.
Pascal is gen. 10, Maxwell is gen. 900 (950, 960, 970 and so on)

Haven't you already bough the 780 Ti actually?
 

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