Overclock.net › Forums › Graphics Cards › Graphics Cards - General › 560 ti vs 6950, both 2gb models
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

560 ti vs 6950, both 2gb models - Page 2

post #11 of 16
6950 would still be faster. Don't bother wasting your money on a 2GB GTX 560. At that res, get the 6950(s).
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-2500k @ 4300Mhz Biostar TP67XE Waiting to buy a new one 8GB 1600Mhz 7-8-7-21 1T 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 840 SSD [250GB] Antec H20 620 Windows 7 x64 Acer S242HL 
PowerCase
Thermaltake 775W NZXT Phantom [White] 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-2500k @ 4300Mhz Biostar TP67XE Waiting to buy a new one 8GB 1600Mhz 7-8-7-21 1T 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 840 SSD [250GB] Antec H20 620 Windows 7 x64 Acer S242HL 
PowerCase
Thermaltake 775W NZXT Phantom [White] 
  hide details  
Reply
post #12 of 16
Thread Starter 
Thanks razi3l. Cool name by the way. Will I be shooting myself in the foot if I get some 6950s that do NOT unlock to full shaders? I mean, do the extra shaders really boost FPS big time?
Stalwart
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q9550 E0 Gigabyte EP45-UD3P Sparkle Calibre X480 G.Skill 8gb DDR2-1066 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1 x SSD, 3 x 7200rpm Liteon DVD-R Windows 7 x64 Asus VW266h 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Unicomp Corsair CMPSU-850HX Silverstone FT02 Logitech G9 
Mouse Pad
Xray Thunder 8 
  hide details  
Reply
Stalwart
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q9550 E0 Gigabyte EP45-UD3P Sparkle Calibre X480 G.Skill 8gb DDR2-1066 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1 x SSD, 3 x 7200rpm Liteon DVD-R Windows 7 x64 Asus VW266h 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Unicomp Corsair CMPSU-850HX Silverstone FT02 Logitech G9 
Mouse Pad
Xray Thunder 8 
  hide details  
Reply
post #13 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by For Victory View Post
That appeals to me, but if dual 6950's annihilate a single 580 of any memory size, the enthusiast part of my brain is saying to go with that. I just don't really know if I want to risk cursing myself with micro-stutter or something.
lol... yea i know what you mean... then go for the 6950s, probably the cheapest highest performing dual vga config you can get... if you get the reference version, you might even be able to unlock them and end up with 2x6970s
Galbus
(21 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7-6700K 8M Skylake Quad-Core 4.0 G... ASUS ROG MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME LGA 1151 Intel Z1... 3x MSI GeForce GTX 1080 Founders Edition  2x [Trident Z] F4-3600C16D-16GTZKW 16-16-16-36... 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveOptical Drive
Plextor M8Pe AIC 1TB PCI-Express 3.0 x4 MLC Int... Plextor M8Pe AIC 1TB PCI-Express 3.0 x4 MLC Int... LG BH16NS40 Blu-ray Card Reader: Rosewill RDCR-11003 - 3.5" 74-in-1... 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Custom Ultra cool passive heatsink Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit ViewSonic XG2703-GS Black 27" 4ms (GTG) IPS G-S... Das Keyboard 4 Professional Mechanical Keyboard 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
CORSAIR AXi Series AX1500i Digital 1500W 80 PLU... Corsair Obsidian 750D Black Aluminum / Steel AT... Logitech G900 Chaos Spectrum Logitech 
AudioOtherOtherOther
onboard Canon i-SENSYS LBP7680Cx (5089B014) Duplex 9600... Canon imageFORMULA DR-F120 (9017B002) 600 dpi U... Brother Personal Plain Paper Fax Machine, FAX-575 
  hide details  
Reply
Galbus
(21 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7-6700K 8M Skylake Quad-Core 4.0 G... ASUS ROG MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME LGA 1151 Intel Z1... 3x MSI GeForce GTX 1080 Founders Edition  2x [Trident Z] F4-3600C16D-16GTZKW 16-16-16-36... 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveOptical Drive
Plextor M8Pe AIC 1TB PCI-Express 3.0 x4 MLC Int... Plextor M8Pe AIC 1TB PCI-Express 3.0 x4 MLC Int... LG BH16NS40 Blu-ray Card Reader: Rosewill RDCR-11003 - 3.5" 74-in-1... 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Custom Ultra cool passive heatsink Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit ViewSonic XG2703-GS Black 27" 4ms (GTG) IPS G-S... Das Keyboard 4 Professional Mechanical Keyboard 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
CORSAIR AXi Series AX1500i Digital 1500W 80 PLU... Corsair Obsidian 750D Black Aluminum / Steel AT... Logitech G900 Chaos Spectrum Logitech 
AudioOtherOtherOther
onboard Canon i-SENSYS LBP7680Cx (5089B014) Duplex 9600... Canon imageFORMULA DR-F120 (9017B002) 600 dpi U... Brother Personal Plain Paper Fax Machine, FAX-575 
  hide details  
Reply
post #14 of 16
Exactly where does the HD6950 beat the normal GTX 560 ?

http://www.hardwareheaven.com/review...black-ops.html

Both cards are about the same performance wise. You can put 3GB on the GTX 560 it's not gonna be faster.
post #15 of 16
Thread Starter 
With the 560 ti with only 1gb of memory, is it true that they run faster than the 2gb model in games that don't use up to 2gb of vram due to a chip bottleneck? I'm wondering if I should grab two of the fastest 1gb models and switch back to a smaller monitor.
Stalwart
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q9550 E0 Gigabyte EP45-UD3P Sparkle Calibre X480 G.Skill 8gb DDR2-1066 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1 x SSD, 3 x 7200rpm Liteon DVD-R Windows 7 x64 Asus VW266h 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Unicomp Corsair CMPSU-850HX Silverstone FT02 Logitech G9 
Mouse Pad
Xray Thunder 8 
  hide details  
Reply
Stalwart
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q9550 E0 Gigabyte EP45-UD3P Sparkle Calibre X480 G.Skill 8gb DDR2-1066 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1 x SSD, 3 x 7200rpm Liteon DVD-R Windows 7 x64 Asus VW266h 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Unicomp Corsair CMPSU-850HX Silverstone FT02 Logitech G9 
Mouse Pad
Xray Thunder 8 
  hide details  
Reply
post #16 of 16
Thread Starter 
Me again. I now have two 6950s in crossfire. Games don't feel any faster or smoother to me. It feels about the same as with one card. Should I go back to a single gtx 580? I know there are strengths to crossfire, but for a single 30 inch display running at 2560x1600 - would one gtx 580 with only 1.5gb vram be good enough to max or come close to maxing all my games? Thanks for the help.
Stalwart
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q9550 E0 Gigabyte EP45-UD3P Sparkle Calibre X480 G.Skill 8gb DDR2-1066 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1 x SSD, 3 x 7200rpm Liteon DVD-R Windows 7 x64 Asus VW266h 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Unicomp Corsair CMPSU-850HX Silverstone FT02 Logitech G9 
Mouse Pad
Xray Thunder 8 
  hide details  
Reply
Stalwart
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q9550 E0 Gigabyte EP45-UD3P Sparkle Calibre X480 G.Skill 8gb DDR2-1066 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1 x SSD, 3 x 7200rpm Liteon DVD-R Windows 7 x64 Asus VW266h 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Unicomp Corsair CMPSU-850HX Silverstone FT02 Logitech G9 
Mouse Pad
Xray Thunder 8 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Graphics Cards - General
Overclock.net › Forums › Graphics Cards › Graphics Cards - General › 560 ti vs 6950, both 2gb models