R6870HD or 560GTX(non Ti) 2 Gig?

Both are exact same price...

http://www.ebay.in/itm/SAPPHIRE-ATI-HD-6870-1GB-GDDR5-HDMI-EMI-3-Yrs-Warranty-HD6870-DDR5-/140732741775?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_203&hash=item20c453388f#ht_5416wt_902

http://www.ebay.in/itm/ZOTAC-GeForce-GTX-560-2GB-256-bit-GDDR5-Graphic-Card-/260986228607?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_203&hash=item3cc3fdcf7f#ht_2745wt_1136

reviews compare the 1GIG model of 560 against 6870(with 6870 as the winner)...anybody got any idea how the 2gig model might hold up?
Please, no "ATI/NVIDIA rules so buy ATI/NVIDIA" fanboy comments...anything backed with either solid Benches or sensible theories are very much appreciated.

Cheers!
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  1. More memory shouldn't matter in the case of these cards.

    Zotec might be cheaper unless you live in the sellers city. I'm not a fan of Zotec cards so I'd get the Sapphire. (unless you need PhysX.)
  2. The 6870 1gb is a 5-10% better than 560 (non Ti) 1gb version. But i dont know how much better will be the 2gb version. But its a start, right? I mean it can perform 5-10% better than the 1gb version. But because the bottleneck thing u wownt get a 100% better performance, not at all, just a bit more.
  3. Like 4745 said, the memory wouldn't matter. And like einterlan said, the HD 7870 is a bit faster.


    The GTX 560 is not powerful enough to take advantage of 2GB of RAM. At most GTX 560 2GB card will give you 5-7 extra frame per second but the HD 6870 will still be faster So go with the HD 6870.
    Here's a review between them in an unknown site :D
    http://www.kitguru.net/components/graphic-cards/zardon/sparkle-gtx560-2gb-oc-edition-review/
  4. Thank you guys for all the input :)
    6870 it is :D
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