Sapphire HD 6870 vapor X vs MSI GTX 560 TwinFrozr II Tags: Graphics Cards Graphics Last response: July 1, 2011 4:30 PM in Graphics & Displays Share undercovrr July 1, 2011 3:38:16 AM APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: 1-2 weeks from today USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: gaming POWER SUPPLY: not sure what to get for either of these two cards OTHER RELEVANT SYSTEM SPECS: Intel Core i5 2500K Quad Core Unlocked Processor LGA1155 3.3GHZ Sandy Bridge 6MB ASUS P8P67 LE B3 Intel P67 Motherboard PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: www.tigerdirect.ca or www.canadacomputers.com PARTS PREFERENCES: No preference. OVERCLOCKING: Yes. MAYBE I will do Crossfire/SLS later on MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1920x1080 ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Must run newest and best games (I.E. STALKER COP, Crysis, BFBC2 on highest settings). The debate i'm having is between these two cards: The Sapphire 100314VXSR Radeon HD 6870 Vapor-X Video Card - 1GB, GDDR5 link and the MSI N560GTXTwinFrozrII/OC GeForce GTX 560 Video Card - 1GB, GDDR5 link I'm not too familiar with the specifics of GPU's so I would really appreciate some input . I want to get as many people's opinions as possible before I waste my hard earned money. More about : sapphire 6870 vapor msi gtx 560 twinfrozr | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove browsingtheworld Graphics card Expert July 1, 2011 3:50:30 AM They have roughly equal performance. The GTX 560 overclocks much better. Both of those cards are extremely overpriced. You can get a GTX 560 Ti for less and it's significantly faster than both of those. http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... Please notice the less rebate part of the price at tigerdirect. | Report abuse iam2thecrowe Graphics card Master July 1, 2011 3:52:27 AM those cards a pretty similar. you cant go wrong with either. just make sure you get a capable PSU, not a cheap'n'nasty. | Report abuse undercovrr July 1, 2011 2:03:48 PM iam2thecrowe said:those cards a pretty similar. you cant go wrong with either. just make sure you get a capable PSU, not a cheap'n'nasty. Would a 650W PSU suffice? | Report abuse szbxa July 1, 2011 4:30:27 PM WTF? 6870 for $220 on tigerdirect? that's some serious bullshit right there.... WWWTTTTTFFFF!!!!! 6870 for $240 on Canada computers? Man things are F*ked up these days. Goodold Newegg. GTX 560TI twin Frozr OC. for $240 http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Graphics & Displays>Sapphire HD 6870 vapor X vs MSI GTX 560 TwinFrozr II> Related ressources: ForumSapphire Vapor-X vs . ASUS DirectCU II vs . MSI Twin Frozr? ForumMSI Lightning GTX 680 2GB vs SAPPHIRE Vapor-X 7970 GHz Edition 3GB ForumSapphire Radeon 6870 Vapor-X or 560 TI ForumMSI GTX 560 TI 2 GB/OC vs 6870 Crossfire? ForumSapphire HD 7770 Vapor-X better than EVGA GeForce 560 ? ForumSapphire 7970 vapor-x 3gb vs MSI geforce 670 2gb ForumMSI GTX 660ti PE vs Sapphire HD 7950 Vapor X ForumPalit GTX 650 vs Sapphire 7770 Vapor X vs Palit 6870 ? ForumEVGA GTX 560 ti vs Sapphire 6870 ForumSapphire 7970 3GB OC Vapor-X vs gtx 670 ForumHD 6850 vs 6870 vs Vapor-X editions ForumGTX 560 vs HD 6870 and other variants. ForumGTX 460 vs GTX 560 vs HD 6870 ? ForumGT630 Synergy edition ?? ForumQuestion pertaining to gtx 560 ti sli and current psu ForumProblem MSI 6950 2 gb card ForumGTX 560 Ti query ForumGTX 460ti and Dual Monitor Setup ForumGTX 470 SLI compatibility ForumGTX 560Ti Problem or not?? More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !