MSI GeForce GTX 560 Ti Card Spotted

Following MSI's recent launch of the new N500GTX Twin Frozr II series, an additional unannounced card appeared on a European store. Although the product listing has since been removed, it confirmed previous reports that Nvidia was resurrecting its "Ti" marker.

According to TechPowerUp, the new N560GTX-Ti Twin Frozr II OC card is (obviously) based on Nvidia's upcoming GeForce GTX 560 Ti GPU. It also utilizes MSI's Twin Frozr II thermal design, and features an overclocked GPU right out of the box with a core speed of 880 MHz and 1050 MHz (4.20 GHz GDDR5 effective) memory. That's not a bad jump considering the reference speeds are a 820 MHz core and 1000 MHz (4.00 GHz) memory.

As previously reported, the new N500GTX Twin Frozr II line promises a reduced noise output by up to 8.4dB (compared to the reference design). Two temperature-controlled 8-cm PWM fans reduce the sound levels while maintaining excellent air flow across the Twin Frozr II thermal design. The cards also reportedly have cooler operating temperatures by up to 20-degrees Celsius than other GTX 570/580 cards using different cooling solutions.

For now, pricing and availability is unknown, however TechPowerUp said that MSI's GTX 560 Ti graphics card was originally listed at a hefty €280.33 ($374.83). Given that pre-release prices are usually marked higher, expect the tag to be more consumer friendly when the card finally arrives on the market.

  • IM0001
    Old School "Ti" Naming is back huh?
  • beltzy
    What does the "Ti" marker designate?
  • geekapproved
    The ti4200 was the shiznit in the day.
  • ivan_chess
    beltzyWhat does the "Ti" marker designate?
    I believe it was during the "titanium" craze and Ti is the atomic symbol for titanium.
  • jerreece
    ^ I think the "Ti" was indeed "Titanium" back in the day. As ivan_chess noted. :)
  • xyzionz
    GTX 585 Ultra?
    GT 545 MX?
    I'm so going to get the GTX 560 Ti, just love the Ti thing
  • The_Prophecy
    Interesting.... heard the rumors but never thought they actually would bring it back.
  • mister g
    I think Ti was meant to seperate two different classes of GPUs, maybe it's to seperate two different versions of the same GPU (x2 560 chips instead of 1?)
  • LePhuronn
    Originally, Ti had programmable shaders, MX didn't.

    What the Ti denotes now remains to be seen.
  • rohitbaran
    Come on Toms. You have the card right! If you have, you have probably reviewed it by now. Stop teasing with such news!