Nvidia Titan RTX : good choice for Seti ?

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Message 2020222 - Posted: 23 Nov 2019, 4:01:25 UTC

Hello,

Would you recommend the Nvidia Titan RTX for Seti instead of the 2080 Ti ? It seems to be much better.

Any inputs or experience to share with me ?

I think that it is better to have one very good GPU (Nvidia Titan) than having 2 less performing GPUs with SLI (2 x 2080 Ti).

I had a look in the past discussions but I haven't found a lot about this GPU for Seti.

FYI, I use Windows 10.

Many thanks
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Message 2020223 - Posted: 23 Nov 2019, 4:17:16 UTC - in response to Message 2020222.  
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It will be slightly faster than a 2080ti. But not by much. And for 2x the cost of a 2080ti.

If you’re thinking about spending that much money, just buy 2x 2080tis

SETI doesn’t use SLI, each card runs WUs exclusively, so performance scales 100% with more cards added.
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Message 2020237 - Posted: 23 Nov 2019, 8:33:50 UTC

...and if my experience is anything to go by, using SLI to couple cards actually reduces the processing performance on SETI (very counter intuitive I know)
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