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GTX 560 ti (Step-Up to GTX 570)??????

Ok now Im sure this question is going to make some people made because some are going to say it is a stupid question, but here goes. I have a EVGA GTX 560 ti maximum graphics edition and I am thinking about going through EVGA's step-up program to a GTX 570. Now here is the question, will a GTX 570 max out Battlefield 3????? Yeah I asked it lol, look at my CPU and everything else down below please. I have a nice rig but I am a little disapointed in this video card. I bought it becuase I saw that it was the Crysis 2 maximum graphics edition so I thought WOW if it can max out Crysis 2 this card must OWN. Well didnt know that Crysis 2 was a piece console port. So I am only going to do this if the GTX 570 will max out Battlefield 3 I know this is early and that it will be hard to say but what are your guys thoughts on this.

Thanks guys!
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  1. It depends what resolution you play at and how you define "max out." If you define it the way I do(all details and effects at highest levels, 16x AF and at least 4x MSAA, with a minimum of 60 fps) then no, it won't max BF3 at any resolution higher than 12x10. But I'm picky, and it will definitely play BF3 at any single-monitor resolution short of 25x14/16.
  2. I play at 1080p. And maxed out to me is the way you put it. I run BFBC2 maxed out with my GTX 560 ti at around 60 fps that game looks amazing. I have heard that the 3 will not be to much more demanding so thats why I thought maybe a 570 would do it.
  3. You should be fine, and the 570 has 25% more framebuffer, which is nice since 1Gb is getting really small really fast(I run Gtx 460s in SLI)
  4. So would you recommend upgrading or not I am assuming yes but is it worth it from 560 to 570?
  5. An overclocked GTX 560 Ti ~950 mhz should be close to a stock GTX 570, almost. But then you can also overclock a GTX 570 and leave the 560 in the dust. A GTX 570 and an overclocked GTX 560 Ti will pretty much max out BFBC2, and I assume BF3. I'm running around 90-100 fps on BFBC2 maxed out at 1080 resolution on a GTX 580.
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    Guru3D uses the following games in their test suite, COD-MW, Bad Company 2, Dirt 2, Far Cry 2, Metro 2033, Dawn of Discovery, Crysis Warhead. Total fps (summing fps in each game @ 1920 x 1200) for the various options in parenthesis (single card / SL or CF) are tabulated below along with their cost in dollars per frame single card - CF or SLI:

    $210.00 560 Ti (455/792) $0.46 - $0.53
    $220.00 560 Ti - 900 Mhz (495/862) $0.44 - $0.51
    $335.00 570 (524/873) $0.64 - $0.77

    I'd suggest buying a 2nd 560 and putting it in SLI .... that would give you 862 fps (at 900MHz) for about the same as I think the "step up" would cost ya....495 to 524 doesn't sound that exciting.....495 to 862, we talkin something exciting.
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  8. Thanks I am going to try and sli this card then for sure. That was a great find!
  9. Not so fast jt. Your motherboard does not support SLI.
  10. yeah i am aware i was gonna have to change out my mobo. I was so excited when I saw the 12 months no financing that I was like alright the best AMD cpu, awesome case, oooo 1000 watt psu, 8 gig ram, GTX 560 ti not the best but sli it up, yeah the mobo has 2 pci 2.0 slots its sli ready YAY. I was very quick to choosing did a little research, obviously my first build, but not enough at all :fou: . I have now discovered that geting a little cheaper psu, NOT THE MAJOR OVERKILL 1000w one. I could have just gotten a GTX 580. :( You live and learn right. But i have been checking the GTX 580's out tonight i think around when Skyrim and Battlefield 3 hit the stores the 580's should be around 300 or so. I am just gonna sell my 560 ti. Then I can upgrade my mobo and sli the 580's later. Thank God for 1000w psu!

    Thanks for the reply
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