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Upgrading from Titan X Maxwell SLI to 1080 Ti SLI is it worth it?

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2017/03/18 22:00:19 (permalink)
Is it worth upgrading from a Titan X Maxwell SLI configuration to 1080 Ti SLI? There has been some mixed reviews online. What are the pros and cons for upgrading and why?

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    Re: Upgrading from Titan X Maxwell SLI to 1080 Ti SLI is it worth it? 2017/03/18 23:27:41 (permalink)
    Since the regular, non TI 1080 whipes the floor with the Titan, yes its probably more than worth it if you are 4k, if you have the money for it.

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    Re: Upgrading from Titan X Maxwell SLI to 1080 Ti SLI is it worth it? 2017/03/19 04:02:19 (permalink)
    I don't play in 4K. I do play at 3440x1440p with the Titan X Maxwell SLI and Acer Predator X34 G-Sync 100Hz monitor which looks to be the sweet spot for gaming. What would be the advantage moving forward on with the 1080Ti?

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    Re: Upgrading from Titan X Maxwell SLI to 1080 Ti SLI is it worth it? 2017/03/19 04:36:36 (permalink)

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    Re: Upgrading from Titan X Maxwell SLI to 1080 Ti SLI is it worth it? 2017/03/19 06:21:46 (permalink)
    IMO, yes I'll be going that route, myself. I've been GPU limited for some time now. Decided to skip the Pascal Titans as they are just awful cards for the asking price. The 1080 Ti is very well priced though. I'm hoping EVGA will release a Hydro Copper model and I will be picking up two of those and selling my Maxwell Titan HCs. :)

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    Re: Upgrading from Titan X Maxwell SLI to 1080 Ti SLI is it worth it? 2017/03/19 08:35:01 (permalink)
    From a Cost Factor Heck No!

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    Re: Upgrading from Titan X Maxwell SLI to 1080 Ti SLI is it worth it? 2017/03/19 08:59:43 (permalink)
    The advantage ?
     
    The 1080 Ti will use less wattage
     
    As a measure of RAW power I can tell you that Folding shows a difference between the Titan X (mine are SC cards with custom BIOS) and Titan X Pascal
     
    EVGA Titan X SC - will produce about 800K PPD (points per day) --> this is about what an Air cooled EVGA 1080 FE is doing
     
    Titan X Pascal - will produce about 1200K PPD --> 50% more
     
    Folding proteins (folding at home project) is not gaming, not much of the graphics card's RAM gets used. 
     
    However, the GPU is under 85-95 % load and the software is a magnitude less tolerant of an errors - games will play through errors, Folding will Not.
     
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    Pascal GPUs are happiest when they are 50 C and cooler.  Boost 3.0 will slow the MHz as the card(s) warm
     
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    Re: Upgrading from Titan X Maxwell SLI to 1080 Ti SLI is it worth it? 2017/03/19 13:44:57 (permalink)
    You will notice a considerable performance gain going from a Titan X Maxwell to a 1080 Ti if you play at or above 2560x1440.
     
    If you are playing at 1080p, I would use the upgrade money you have towards a better display.

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    Re: Upgrading from Titan X Maxwell SLI to 1080 Ti SLI is it worth it? 2017/03/20 16:06:29 (permalink)
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    Is it worth upgrading from a Titan X Maxwell SLI configuration to 1080 Ti SLI? What are the pros and cons for upgrading and why?


    Yes.
     
    Pros: More FPS.
     
    Cons: Cost.


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    Re: Upgrading from Titan X Maxwell SLI to 1080 Ti SLI is it worth it? 2017/03/21 19:17:46 (permalink)
    At your displays, you will see more stable framerates, as well as higher framerates.
    I play with just 1 titan maxwell at 2560x1440 120hz, and its not enough for me with newer games to be stable framerates. But I play online games as well as fps/tps games, and those require high frame rates and stable framerates.
    If you are already getting stable frames in all the games you play at those resolutions, then no you dont need to upgrade.

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    Re: Upgrading from Titan X Maxwell SLI to 1080 Ti SLI is it worth it? 2017/03/21 20:43:04 (permalink)
    Is it worth upgrading from a Titan X Maxwell SLI configuration to 1080 Ti SLI? There has been some mixed reviews online. What are the pros and cons for upgrading and why?

     
    Please don't take offense to my comment, but this pattern of sucking people into "new/old" GPU's its just ridicules.........Don't be fool, keep your Titans, keep them until at least next Titan's Gen or whatever they will bring in a few months and at that time you will be asking the same question and by than 1080Ti will be old news
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    Re: Upgrading from Titan X Maxwell SLI to 1080 Ti SLI is it worth it? 2017/03/22 04:08:57 (permalink)
    gtx 1080Ti will have better results than Titan X. How ever 1080Ti hase cheaper than Titan X


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