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November 2, 2011 8:06:49 PM

This is my 3rd thread in the past few days. I apologize for beating this to death but I finally decided I am picking up a card this week. I couldn't decide between the 560 Ti and 570.

Here are my specs:


Antec 902 Gamer Case
Phenom II X4 deneb OC'd to 3.7 Ghz
ASUS M4A78T-E mobo
4 GB DDR3
1440x900 resolution


I know some of you might tell me to upgrade my monitor first, but I'm fine playing at this resolution. I have decided I don't need a GTX 570. I want the best possible GTX 560 Ti for the money so I can overclock it to 570 stock speeds.

Here are some I picked out- let me know which you think is the best for my purposes:


1. Asus ENGTX560 Ti DCII/2DI/1GD5 nVidia GeForce GTX 560 Ti Chipset (830Mhz) 1GB (4000Mhz) GDDR5 Dual Dual-Link DVI-I/Mini HDMI Display PCI-Express 2.0 Graphics Card
http://canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=43_55...


2. EVGA GeForce GTX 560 Ti Superclocked 1024MB GDDR5 (01G-P3-1563-AR) nVidia GeForce GTX 560 Chipset (900MHz) 1GB DDR5(4212MHz) Dual Display DVI-I/Mini-HDMI PCI Express 2.0 Graphics Card
http://canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=43_55...


3. MSI N560GTX-Ti Hawk GeForce GTX 560 Ti (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

4. MSI N560GTX-TI Twin Frozr II/OC GeForce GTX 560 Ti (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...


You guys are the best and your help is very, very much appreciated.

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November 2, 2011 9:28:45 PM

4...I looked at these previously and found that the II seems to have better fans then the twin III. This is just based on comments from NE though. The MSI twins are great cards though!!
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November 2, 2011 9:45:31 PM

slcmike said:
4...I looked at these previously and found that the II seems to have better fans then the twin III. This is just based on comments from NE though. The MSI twins are great cards though!!



Yeah, I hear ya buddy.. that's why it's tough for me to decide.
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November 3, 2011 1:30:02 PM

Hi.

If you want something excellent for overclock and with excellent temps, the MSI TF II or ASUS DC II are the way to go.
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November 3, 2011 2:15:37 PM

Best answer selected by Syndicat3.
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November 3, 2011 2:15:57 PM

Thank you. I'm sure I'll be happy with either card.
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November 3, 2011 2:36:33 PM

Get the 2GB edition MSI twinFrozr ii, BF3 even on 720p uses 1.35GB ram on my pc. I'm sure future gams will ustilise more RAM also.

Also it is OCd slightly and if you change the up the voltage you can get considerably higher frames than a stock 570.

The temps are excellent at the standard frequency, not exceeding 65c on prolonged gaming.
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November 3, 2011 2:54:55 PM

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Get the 2GB edition MSI twinFrozr ii, BF3 even on 720p uses 1.35GB ram on my pc. I'm sure future gams will ustilise more RAM also.

Also it is OCd slightly and if you change the up the voltage you can get considerably higher frames than a stock 570.

The temps are excellent at the standard frequency, not exceeding 65c on prolonged gaming.




Sigh. I can't find the 2GB version on newegg in Canada.

Actually, I just saw pre-order prices...

$240 EUR = $334 CAD?

No thanks.
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November 3, 2011 3:23:02 PM

You don't need a 2GB GPU version at least that one run more that two monitors. What monitor do you have? What settings are you thinking for the game?
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November 3, 2011 3:27:01 PM

I have a 2 Samsung 19" monitors (144x900) and I only plan on gaming with one of them.

Ideally I'd like to be able to play BF3 with all ultra settings at this resolution.
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November 3, 2011 3:29:24 PM

Correct, so, you DON'T NEED the 2GB version for that resolution at one monitor, the 1GB version is enough.
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November 3, 2011 3:46:38 PM

Why does BF3 use the extra RAM then, i use between 1.25 and 1.35GB on BF3 even at 720p? I take it is using what is available, but there must be benefits, i.e. reduced texture pop in and a few higher FPS.
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