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Gtx560 v hd6950

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: next week

BUDGET RANGE: about 300 AUD

USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: uni, games (cod7, civ5, total war)

CURRENT GPU AND POWER SUPPLY: new build but getting 750W supply

OTHER RELEVANT SYSTEM SPECS: asrock extreme 6 mobo, i5-2500k cpu, antec 100 case

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: http://www.vtechindustries.com.au/

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Australia

PARTS PREFERENCES:none

OVERCLOCKING: Maybe
SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Yes in the future

MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1920x1080

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: looking for a card that will last a while then when it starts struggling a bit ill go with sli/crossfire

so i realise that they are pretty much on par and depending what game you play
so if someone could recommend which is the best value for money from the site provided it would be handy
(prices for components are alot more expensive in australia than america so thats why they seem a bit dear)
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  1. at this resolution, i'd go with gtx 560 ti

    here are a few available at newegg

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&DEPA=0&Order=BESTMATCH&Description=gtx+560&x=0&y=0b
  2. Best answer
    The GTX560 is great for your resolution.

    Here's the one I would recommend off the vtech website:
    Gigabyte: http://www.vtechindustries.com.au/gigabyte-nvidia-geforce-gtx-560-ti-overclocked-1gb-pci-express-%5Bgv%252Dn560oc%252D1gi%5D

    GIGABYTE GTX 560 Ti OC
    (GV-N560OC-1GI)
    •Overclock version! Ultra Durable VGA high quality materials
    •NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti GPU
    •Core/Mem clock: 900 (std 822) /4000 MHz
    •7% performance better than stock GTX 560 Ti
    •14% cooler than GTX 560 Ti stock cooler
    •WINDFORCE 2X - Inclined dual fin design: 2X airflow performance
    •PWM fan: 80mm PWM fan & run up to 3300 RPM
    •4 pure copper heat pipes
    http://benchmarkreviews.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=13932&Itemid=47

    The Palit below is also clocked to 900mhz like the Gigabyte, so the performance should be similar:
  3. yeah i went with the gigabyte card.
    thanks
  4. Best answer selected by atom1202.
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