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Gtx 470 vs gtx 560 vs hd 6950

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If you have to chose one, which would you choose ???

Will be use for gaming !!!!!!!


asus gtx 560830mhz3841gb 256-bit1660mhz
evga gtx 470607mhz4481280mb320-bit1215mhz
xfx hd 6950 800mhz14081gb 256-bit-
Edited by elvla2 - 4/28/11 at 12:44pm
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post #2 of 23
560 and 470 are about the same, but when both OCed to max potential, 470 comes out on top. The only drawback is heat output.

second-hand 470s can be had for $200 on Newegg in Open Box or on OCN.
     
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6950 is still the fastest of the group, the 1GB version just makes it a bit cheaper
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The 6950 will be better of the bunch, the 470 should be the cheapest.
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Depends on the price. The 470 is the cheapest, they go for around $180 used here. If you can get a non-reference one (Gigabyte, MSI, Zotac) for a similar price then definitely a GTX 470, but a GTX 560 is around similar performance too. This Sparkle GTX 560 is $205 after a $25 rebate and this ASUS (better) is $225.

On the AMD side, this XFX 6950 is only $210 after rebates and the Sapphire is $222. Get whichever you can afford, all are very good.
    
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Do you think this is a best option
GTX 560
Over this one GTX 470
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Quote:
Originally Posted by elvla2;13309023 
Do you think this is a best option
GTX 560
Over this one GTX 470

Naww, dude. Get this Sparkle GTX 560. It's only $205!! and the EVGA card will only have a 2 year warranty, the Sparkle is 3 years if i remember right.

And that's a GTX 460. tongue.gif
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GTX 470's go for about $150 on eBay. I just picked one up for $130, and the other for $200. Personally I would go with dual GTX 560's though if money isn't a problem.
    
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Originally Posted by Razi3l;13309059 
Naww, dude. Get this Sparkle GTX 560. It's only $205!! and the EVGA card will only have a 2 year warranty, the Sparkle is 3 years or lifetime if i remember right.

And that's a GTX 460. tongue.gif

What do you mean GTX 460, I read GTX 560
EVGA nVidia GeForce GTX560 Ti Superclocked 1GB DDR5 2DVI/Mini HDMI PCI-Express Video Card - 01G-P3-1563-KR

but will you go for your Sparkle over a Gtx 470
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Quote:
Originally Posted by elvla2;13309096 
What do you mean GTX 460, I read GTX 560
EVGA nVidia GeForce GTX560 Ti Superclocked 1GB DDR5 2DVI/Mini HDMI PCI-Express Video Card - 01G-P3-1563-KR

but will you go for your Sparkle over a Gtx 470

I meant the GTX 470 link was a GTX 460. And get that Sparkle card. It's $50 cheaper than the EVGA one and not much more than used GTX 470s (and is new) and so totally worth it. Though the 6950 is only $210 but XFX suck so get the Sparkle card.
    
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