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GTX 560 Ti 2GB or GTX 570?

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December 9, 2011 11:52:03 PM

Hello people!

I'm just wondering if I would benefit in any way by getting a GTX 560 Ti 2GB as opposed to getting a GTX 570 (1280MB). I game on a 1920x1080 res and maybe occasionally will be gaming 3d. I might also go with a 2GB 6950 but from what i have read nvidia generally has a more consistent higher fps in a wide range of games (if that makes sense). Normally I would chose the higher end card but I have heard newer games are beginning to take advantage of more memory (1.5GB for example)? Not sure how true this is.



Thank you to everyone in advanced

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: 2-4 weeks

BUDGET RANGE: $300 max

USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming (GTA IV (V when it comes out), Battlefield 3, Dirt 2/3

CURRENT GPU AND POWER SUPPLY: 700W PSU

OTHER RELEVANT SYSTEM SPECS: i5 2500k

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php
http://greenboxit.com.au/index.php

PARTS PREFERENCES: Nvidia
OVERCLOCKING: Yes SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Maybe

MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1920x1080

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a c 88 U Graphics card
December 10, 2011 12:01:51 AM

A 560ti 448 core 1.2GB would be a good recomendation, its perfromance is close to a GTX 570.
Just noticed you are in Australia, don't see the 448m cores anywhere here for sale unfortunately so a GTX 570 would be better than the standard 560ti.
A 6950 or 560ti 2GB versions are also a great choice with 2GB vram which is good for games that need the extra vram.

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i...

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i...

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December 10, 2011 12:03:50 AM

Do you know if any of the cards they sell are reference design? I want to watercool the cpu and gpu (I know I don't have to but I have a fetish for watercooling)
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a c 88 U Graphics card
December 10, 2011 12:11:53 AM
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Hahaha me too.
Unfortunately I don't see any reference cards at all on the site.
You might have to look elsewhere for them.
Never tried this brand , but that has the reference design to it
http://www.auspcmarket.com.au/info/OC-ZT-50201-10P/1896...

a c 376 U Graphics card
December 10, 2011 12:32:23 AM

Aleckazee said:
I'm just wondering if I would benefit in any way by getting a GTX 560 Ti 2GB as opposed to getting a GTX 570 (1280MB).

The answer to that is a definite no unless you plan on getting a second card and using 3 monitor Nvidia Surround.
December 10, 2011 12:33:42 AM

yay for watercooling! haha

That card is a bit out my price range tho :( 
I might contact pccasegear and see if they are able to get the EVGA 560 Ti

thanks anyway, discovered a new site :) 
December 10, 2011 12:34:00 AM

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