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Can a 560 be better than a 560 ti?

Hi all

Store I ordered a system from had Asus 822 mhz 560ti's. They were out of stock when I ordered it, and now apparently will be stocking Asus 850mhz 560 (non ti)

The 560 TI had 822 mhz/384 cuda cores/ 1645mhz shader clock /4008 mhz mem clock

The 560 non ti has 850 mhz/ 336 cuda cores/ 1700mhz shader clock / 4200mhz mem clock

Since these numbers mean nothing to me, and the two cards are the same price ($230 Canadian), are they about the same performance wise or is the TI version better (even with lower numbers).

I can't get a TI from the store, but can pick up a 6870 ($30 cheaper) or just order a 560TI from newegg or tigerdirect.
Just curious if the higher clock speeds mean that this non ti could be better than the TI model, or if I completely misunderstand how this works. (Likely)

Thanks for any help/suggestions/pointers you can offer!
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  1. Best answer
    the 560 ti is the better card, Infact it beats a 6870. But not enough exactly cut the 6870 from the shopping card if its worth saving 30$.. Not only higher clock speeds make a card powerful. Having those extra Cores make a difference
  2. They made a 448 core variant of the 560ti for a while too for the same price. Hunt one down.
  3. gtx 560ti is better then gtx 560. thats all..!
  4. Best answer selected by dfed.
  5. Thanks all!
  6. And just so were clear, when i said the more cores make a difference part.... I meant the difference between the 560 and 560 ti. I know my cards and know that a 560 ti is wayyy better than a 6870
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