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NVIDIA has been readying a new SKU based on the GF114 GPU: the GeForce GTX 560, yes correct... without the "Ti" extension. It's being released to compete with AMD's Radeon HD 6790 and 6800 series primarily.

AMD has unveiled that affordable Radeon HD 6790 a few weeks ago which closes in on that GTX 550/560 segment fairly well. The GeForce GTX 560 has 336 CUDA/Shader cores enabled which is the very same configuration as last years GF104-based GTX 460, it has 56 Texture memory units and quite lovely for a product in this price segment, a full 256-bit GDDR5 memory interface holding 1 GB of memory.

So pretty much this hints towards last years GeForce GTX 460, yet based on a new fabrication node, clock speeds and overclocking potential is simply much higher, a known fact on the GF11x GPUs in general.
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why even buy this over the 460? kinda like getting a Phenom X4 980 over a 955... a waste of money.
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Overclocks higher - they break 1000MHz with 1.087v, it seems!
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Overclocks higher - they break 1000MHz with 1.087v, it seems!
Well, my 560 Ti (I know they are talking non Ti cards) is sitting at 1005 / 2010 at 1.025v

The only downside for me is the 560s have lower cuda cores - nice gaming card but lacking as a folding card.
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why even buy this over the 460? kinda like getting a Phenom X4 980 over a 955... a waste of money.
Not really. It's more like buying a Phenom II 955 over the Phenom II 940. One is a C2 stepping and the other is a C3 stepping with a higher base clock.
     
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Not really. It's more like buying a Phenom II 955 over the Phenom II 940. One is a C2 stepping and the other is a C3 stepping with a higher base clock.
That's an extremely poor comparison. One is AM3 and the other is AM2+.


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That's an extremely poor comparison. One is AM3 and the other is AM2+.


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Not really. The 560 compared to the 460 is a newer design(am3 to am2+) and also comes with higher stock clock speeds(955 to 940). Pretty fair comparison if you ask me.

Also, this looks like a great card. Better performance than the 460 at the same price point. What's not to like here?
     
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This is a good card, keeps up better with the 6870.

Plus, it's obvious that Nvidia is phasing out all GTX 4xx cards.

This is a great $200 card. Though, there are a lot of TI's that can be had for $229.
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This is a good card, keeps up better with the 6870.

Plus, it's obvious that Nvidia is phasing out all GTX 4xx cards.

This is a great $200 card. Though, there are a lot of TI's that can be had for $229.
The prices will drop, just like the Ti's did. No need to worry.
     
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Yep, $180 would be a much better price for it.
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