nVidia GTX780 Review

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If someone covered up the name of the card embossed upon the left, or indeed the name at the top of this review, we'd wager that nobody could tell the difference between this and the GTX Titan. That was an astonishing product though, so we have high hopes for the GTX780.

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We still love the cooler. The combination of the brushed aluminium shroud and a seriously hefty heatsink looks the business. It helps that we know that, on the Titan at least, it worked well too.

Every bit of the PCB is stuffed to the gunwales with Samsung memory chips and power phases, as well as the GK110 GPU itself.

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In case you're just glancing at the review and think we're using pictures of the Titan, or if you want to make certain your eBay purchase is the right thing, the main differences are the obvious GTX780 logo embossed on the business end of the card, and the lack of the extra 3GB of GDDR5 on the reverse. Eagle-eyed readers will also note that the bottom corner of the GTX780 contains two horizontal and one vertical batch of solder, whereas the Titan had two horizontals. To be short, we're certain it's the same card with a couple of tweaks.

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Finally the GTX780 requires the same 6+8pin combination of power inputs that we see on most high-end cards. The outputs are in keeping with nVidia tradition, being made up of two DVIs, a HDMI and a DisplayPort. We have to confess we prefer this setup to the dozens of DisplayPorts on the Radeons. We still don't know many people who own a DisplayPort monitor, and anything that reduces adaptors is good in our book.

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Most Recent Comments

23-05-2013, 08:52:38

8 mins till NDA lift, can't waitQuote

23-05-2013, 09:03:35

Wow... better get saving, this card looks fantastic.Quote

23-05-2013, 09:04:48

just read the whole review i cant beleive how close this is to the titan and in some of the benchmarks beats it amazing considering this is a cut down titan..Quote

23-05-2013, 09:06:38

Im skint and this thing is a beauty


23-05-2013, 09:08:16

Like this on the initial drivers too? The card is a monster at a price that, while steep, isn't mind-boggling expensive (looking at ARES II and Titan). Time to get saving.

The ball is in your court now AMD, lets see if they can match/beat this.Quote

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