1. #7721
    TOTALLY NOT
    Banned
    tetrisGOAT's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Sweden
    Posts
    12,897
    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    As we understand it, supposedly the GK110 was supposed to be the original GTX 680, then NVidia saw how "crappy" the 7970 is, essentially, and said the GTS 650~ is about equal, so bumped it up to the 680 position and held off on GK110.
    You are exaggerating a lot here. It was the GTX 670 Ti who got renamed. So it was just a step down.
    They also didn't see it as crappy. They realised all they needed was the GTX 670 Ti.
    And with the release of the GTX 690 they showed they had no need to "soil" the 600-series with the GK110 who as far as we know may have other issues, making them prefer the GTX 670 Ti.

    I mean, rather than want a super hungry, warm but powerful GPU like they've been known for, they could get people to associate them with a power-efficient, cool-running and still pretty powerful GPU.

  2. #7722
    The Insane DeltrusDisc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Illinois, USA
    Posts
    15,376
    Pardon me, read somewhere it was the 650.

    I thought that seemed a bit extreme.

    Still though tetris, I think we would have been interested in seeing just what the GK110 could do, it is after all quite large and the supposed stats were stupid-ridiculous.
    i7-5820K | ASUS X99- Deluxe | Crucial 2x8GB DDR4 2133MHz | eVGA GTX 760 SC | Crucial MX100 512GB | Crucial M500 240GB | Crucial m4 128GB | Western Digital Blue 1TB | Western Digital Black 1TB | SeaSonic X660 Gold
    ASUS MX239H | Schiit Stack Modi + Asgard 2 | Sennheiser HD598 | Audio Technica ATH-AD700 | Presonus Eris E5 Studio Monitors | Blue Snowball Mic | Razer Death Adder | Corsair K70 | CyberPower 1500PFCLCD UPS

  3. #7723




    New stuff! Who wants another Sabertooth Z77?!

    Case: NZXT Switch 810 Black
    Motherboard: Asus Sabertooth Z77
    Power Supply: NZXT Hale82 750W
    Processor: i5-3570k [email protected]
    CPU Cooler: Corsair H100 p/p (2xAerocool Shark White pushing, 2xCM Excalibur pulling)
    Memory: GSkill Ripjaws Z Series 4x4GB 2133Mhz
    Graphics Card: EVGA GeForce 560 Ti (w/Backplate)
    Hard Drive: Crucial M4 128GB SSD
    Storage Drive: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 7200 RPM

    It passed a full OCCT 1hr test, but evidently taking the screenshot didn't work for the OC thread.. Ugh, gotta run it again.
    Last edited by Ryann; 2012-07-18 at 08:10 PM.

  4. #7724
    Mechagnome
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Location
    Netherlands
    Posts
    617
    Quote Originally Posted by Ryann View Post
    New stuff! Who wants another Sabertooth Z77?!

    Case: NZXT Switch 810 Black
    Motherboard: Asus Sabertooth Z77
    Power Supply: NZXT Hale82 750W
    Processor: i5-3570k [email protected]
    CPU Cooler: Corsair H100 p/p (2xAerocool Shark White pushing, 2xCM Excalibur pulling)
    Memory: GSkill Ripjaws Z Series 4x4GB 2133Mhz
    Graphics Card: EVGA GeForce 560 Ti (w/Backplate)
    Hard Drive: Crucial M4 128GB SSD
    Storage Drive: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 7200 RPM

    It passed a full OCCT 1hr test, but evidently taking the screenshot didn't work for the OC thread.. Ugh, gotta run it again.
    Sexy stuff man! Gonna upgrade the GPU soon?
    CPU: I5 2500K @4.5ghz (1.285v), CPU cooler: Corsair H100 push/pull GPU: MSI R7970 Lightning @1200Mhz, Case: Corsair 650D, Ram: 16GB Corsair vengeance, Mobo: Asrock Z77 Extreme4, PSU: Corsair TX650M, SSD: Samsung 830 128GB, HDD: WD Caviar Black 1TB SPU: Xonar Essence STX

  5. #7725
    Was just gonna wait for next-gen series, probably grab a "780" or w/e whenever it comes out.

  6. #7726
    I am Murloc! Cyanotical's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Colorado
    Posts
    5,312
    in the official statement Nvidia made a while back, they said they are not sure if the Geforce series will ever see the GK110, the GK104 is so far more than enough for gaming,
    currently they are planning on the GK110 being used for Teslas and Quadros, with a remote possibility to see a Geforce card sometime late this year depending on what AMD releases, otherwise nothing till Q1/Q2 of 2013

    i7-4790K | Z97 Class. | 8GB DDR3-2133 | GTX-690 Quad SLI | RAIDR | 512GB Samsung 830 | AX1200 | RV05
    Dell U2711 | Ducky Shine3 YoS | Steelseries Sensei | Xonar Essence One | KRK RP8G2s

  7. #7727
    Boo. We'll see then. Maybe a 670/680 within the next couple months.

  8. #7728
    Quote Originally Posted by Cyanotical View Post
    in the official statement Nvidia made a while back, they said they are not sure if the Geforce series will ever see the GK110, the GK104 is so far more than enough for gaming,
    currently they are planning on the GK110 being used for Teslas and Quadros, with a remote possibility to see a Geforce card sometime late this year depending on what AMD releases, otherwise nothing till Q1/Q2 of 2013
    I guess it makes sense to put the really high-end stuff in the workstation cards, that you can charge thousands for (I think the latest fermi Quaddro card was something like 4500 dollars) and will actually see sales at such a high price.
    Intel i5 2500K (4.5 GHz) | Asus Z77 Sabertooth | 8GB Corsair Vengeance LP 1600MHz | Gigabyte Windforcex3 HD 7950 | Crucial M4 128GB | Crucial M550 256GB | Asus Xonar DGX | Samson SR 850 | Zalman ZM-Mic1 | Western Digital Caviar Black 2000GB | Noctua NH-U12P SE2 | Fractal Design Arc Midi | Corsair HX650

    Tanking with the Blessing of Kings - The TankSpot Guide to the Protection Paladin - Updated for Patch 5.4!

  9. #7729
    I'm rather sad we never saw a GTX 660 or 660 ti. Of course they may still be on the way, but I feel nVidia are lagging behind here very badly.

  10. #7730
    The Lightbringer Asera's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    This side of an imaginary line in the sand
    Posts
    3,740
    Quote Originally Posted by Drunkenvalley View Post
    I'm rather sad we never saw a GTX 660 or 660 ti. Of course they may still be on the way, but I feel nVidia are lagging behind here very badly.
    It seems like we've hit a plateau. There's nowhere to go in terms of improving performance, because 1920x1080 has remained the dominant resolution for quite a while now (thank the HDTV market and XB360 for stagnating that IMO), Very few people like multi monitor spanning due to weird compatibility issues/wires/the existence of plastic bezels, and 120hz scan and 3D tech is hardly cost effective right now. :|
    Node 304 | i7 3770 | H77N WIFI | 2x4GiB HyperX 1600 | 2x512GB MX100 | MSI GTX970 4GiB | U2711 | 6GV2 | Naga Hex Wrath | Yamaha RX-V550 | Win8.1 Pro
    15" Retina MBP | i7 4960HQ | 16GiB 1600 | 512GB PCIe SSD | IRIS Pro + GT750M | G700S | OSX 10.10

  11. #7731
    Very few people like multi monitor spanning due to weird compatibility issues/wires/the existence of plastic bezels,
    And the fact that you need about 75 inches (nearly 2 metres) of desk width to accommodate three 23" monitors if you include bezels.
    Intel i5 2500K (4.5 GHz) | Asus Z77 Sabertooth | 8GB Corsair Vengeance LP 1600MHz | Gigabyte Windforcex3 HD 7950 | Crucial M4 128GB | Crucial M550 256GB | Asus Xonar DGX | Samson SR 850 | Zalman ZM-Mic1 | Western Digital Caviar Black 2000GB | Noctua NH-U12P SE2 | Fractal Design Arc Midi | Corsair HX650

    Tanking with the Blessing of Kings - The TankSpot Guide to the Protection Paladin - Updated for Patch 5.4!

  12. #7732
    TOTALLY NOT
    Banned
    tetrisGOAT's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Sweden
    Posts
    12,897
    Quote Originally Posted by Drunkenvalley View Post
    I'm rather sad we never saw a GTX 660 or 660 ti. Of course they may still be on the way, but I feel nVidia are lagging behind here very badly.
    Third week of August.
    Quote Originally Posted by Asera View Post
    stuff
    Consoles are 720p. GPUs will continue to improve. However, the future is in higher-res monitors first. The problems are game studios atm, because of consoles.
    Quote Originally Posted by Butler Log View Post
    And the fact that you need about 75 inches (nearly 2 metres) of desk width to accommodate three 23" monitors if you include bezels.
    Monitors are measured diagonally.
    To use the U2312HM as the reference 23" screen here, they are 546mm/~21.5" in width, including bezel, meaning 1638mm/~64.5" total, or ~1.64m.
    For 27", I'll use S27A850T as it has thinner bezels. It's 642.5mm/~25.3" in width, for three you get 1927.5mm/~75.89", or ~1.93m.
    Still less than the 2m you said, albeit larger than 75". Then, if you use a mountarm for it, or just the less feet, you actually won't need that big of a desk, not to mention that you don't position them straight, but rather concavely.

  13. #7733
    Ah yes, forgot that was the diagonal measurement.
    Intel i5 2500K (4.5 GHz) | Asus Z77 Sabertooth | 8GB Corsair Vengeance LP 1600MHz | Gigabyte Windforcex3 HD 7950 | Crucial M4 128GB | Crucial M550 256GB | Asus Xonar DGX | Samson SR 850 | Zalman ZM-Mic1 | Western Digital Caviar Black 2000GB | Noctua NH-U12P SE2 | Fractal Design Arc Midi | Corsair HX650

    Tanking with the Blessing of Kings - The TankSpot Guide to the Protection Paladin - Updated for Patch 5.4!

  14. #7734
    The Lightbringer Asera's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    This side of an imaginary line in the sand
    Posts
    3,740
    Consoles are 720p. GPUs will continue to improve. However, the future is in higher-res monitors first. The problems are game studios atm, because of consoles.
    The PS3 is capable of outputting true 1080p resolutions in games. Thing is, whether or not the game developer wants to do that is beyond their control. The 360 on the other hand will only allow 720p in games (as far as I can tell), and even the dashboard.

    In fact, most games on consoles right now have staggeringly different "true" resolutions. For example, Uncharted's "native" resolution running on a PS3 is 960W x 1080H. So basically pixels are doubled horizontally to achieve the illusion of true 1080p. I'm guessing the flat pixels are somewhat hidden by the average TV panel matrix pattern.

    Basically you're right, the problem is developers, indirectly because of these two old consoles. But at least one of them is not strictly 720p only.
    Node 304 | i7 3770 | H77N WIFI | 2x4GiB HyperX 1600 | 2x512GB MX100 | MSI GTX970 4GiB | U2711 | 6GV2 | Naga Hex Wrath | Yamaha RX-V550 | Win8.1 Pro
    15" Retina MBP | i7 4960HQ | 16GiB 1600 | 512GB PCIe SSD | IRIS Pro + GT750M | G700S | OSX 10.10

  15. #7735
    TOTALLY NOT
    Banned
    tetrisGOAT's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Sweden
    Posts
    12,897
    I doubt it can run 1080p. 1080i, perhaps. Either way, that's a topic for another thread.
    Sorry for derailing.

  16. #7736
    The Lightbringer CheezusCrust's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Nuuk, Greenland
    Posts
    3,339
    Image taken with my shoddy phone.



    Not everyday you see a Pentium G850 paired with a GTX 670 =) (Also 16GB of RAM on 2 sticks)

    My motherboard is still in RMA, my GPU which I ordered 25 days ago finally arrived, so why not? :P
    i5-4670k 4.2GHz | EVGA GTX 980 | 16GB Kingston HyperX | 256GB 840 EVO | Corsair H100i | Noctua IndustialPPC
    ASUS PB298Q 4K | 2x QNIX QH2710 | CM Storm Rapid w/ Reds | Steelseries Rival | Schiit Stack w/ Sennheiser HD8

  17. #7737
    You all have convinced me my next case is the Switch 810. Curse you all XD

  18. #7738
    The Lightbringer CheezusCrust's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Nuuk, Greenland
    Posts
    3,339
    Just bear in mind you'll have some production scratches/stains of black paint (on the white one) on the Switch 810, it's not a huge deal since it's on the parts you can't see from the outside :P
    i5-4670k 4.2GHz | EVGA GTX 980 | 16GB Kingston HyperX | 256GB 840 EVO | Corsair H100i | Noctua IndustialPPC
    ASUS PB298Q 4K | 2x QNIX QH2710 | CM Storm Rapid w/ Reds | Steelseries Rival | Schiit Stack w/ Sennheiser HD8

  19. #7739
    I don't think that's necessarily something you should claim, inux. Freak accidents happen, and your list of stuff that came in sounded like everything gone wrong.

  20. #7740
    Quote Originally Posted by inux94 View Post
    Just bear in mind you'll have some production scratches/stains of black paint (on the white one) on the Switch 810, it's not a huge deal since it's on the parts you can't see from the outside :P
    I had a singular line of white pain on the mb side of my Azza Hurrican, but it wasn't worth sending it back in for a replacement. Scratches happen, and paint happens. Honestly, as long as it wasn't on the front or top, I don't really care too much lol

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •