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Is the GTX 560 Ti worth it over GTX 560?

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March 23, 2012 8:56:29 PM

I am looking at these graphic cards for my new build and i really don't know if the Ti is worth the extra $60. I read that the GTX 560 will run BF3 fine just not maxed out (1920 x 1080). So will the Ti make a MAJOR difference and is it worth it? :) 

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March 23, 2012 9:05:52 PM

The 560Ti is a much better deal than the 560. It can overclock like a demon and get damn close to a 570.
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March 23, 2012 9:11:26 PM

If I were buying a video card and the choices I had were the 560 and the 560Ti then I would get the 560Ti. It will give you better fps and video performance over the 560.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
MSI N560GTX-M2D1GD5 GeForce GTX 560 (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
$174.99 and a $15 rebate makes it $159.99

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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
$219.99 and a $30 rebate makes it $189.99

The difference between these two is $30 so if you shop around you can end up with better deals than a $60 difference. So now a $30 difference is well worth the step up to the 560Ti.
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March 23, 2012 9:34:35 PM

the Ti is totally worth the extra $$ based on the OC'ing alone...
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March 23, 2012 10:14:46 PM

Agreed, and since nVidia has dropped the prices the GTX 560ti is a fantastic deal. I've seen them under $200. Go for it.
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March 24, 2012 12:23:18 AM

Like said above the prices are dropping all over the place and the 560 ti is the best of the two cards. Here is a link to help and good luck on your choice.

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/543?vs=547
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March 24, 2012 12:52:56 AM

Yes

Also, take note that the factory OC'd cards are NOT the same as the reference cards and well worth the extra $5 or so. Contrary to popular belief they are not physically the same and ya simply can NOT "get the same thing by buying a reference card and using Afterburner".

1. The factory OC'd cards, almost all of them , have large more efficient coolers which in and of itself allows bigger OC's.

2. Most of the factory OC'd cards have beefed up PCB's with more robust VRM designs. The reference card had 4 phase VRM's. SOme manufacturers go to 5, MSI goes to 6 with the Frozr line and Asus and Gigabyte go to 7 phase designs with their 900 MHz versions.

These 900Mhz versions w/7 or more phases can hit 30+ OC's (1070 MHz) over reference (820 MHz) speeds

http://www.pureoverclock.com/review.php?id=1201&page=17

$220 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$200 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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March 24, 2012 11:10:32 AM

is it better that 6950 or 7850 ?
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March 24, 2012 4:25:21 PM

DM186 said:
Like said above the prices are dropping all over the place and the 560 ti is the best of the two cards. Here is a link to help and good luck on your choice.

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/543?vs=547


Thanks for that website its great! And yeah i don't mind spending a couple more bucks for a better card. :D 
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