Seven billion transistors. 6GB RAM. Supercomputer-level architecture. Water cooling. A small shape and comparatively quiet operation. And, according
to reviews, impressively frugal power consumption.
“With capability like this, you can play the most graphically intensive PC games with Nvidia 3D Surround monitors at maxed-out settings,” claims Nvidia. Yep,
there’s little doubt the GeForce GTX Titan represents state-of-the-art GPU and video card technology. It is truly the king of raw, single-GPU
speed as of this writing.* That it looks supercool only adds to the Titan’s mystique.
So why doesn’t every self-respecting gamer already own one? Three words: one thousand dollars.
Geeky footnote: The pure-speed crown goes to the Asus ARES II, a $1500 behemoth that reviewers say is the fastest single card ever made, but it uses a pair of overclocked AMD Radeon 7970 GPUs.
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