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No, the title of this review isn’t a typo; Nvidia’s newest GPU is somewhat confusingly named the GeForce GTX 560 1GB, the Ti suffix of the GeForce GTX 560 Ti 1GB has been dropped to indicate that the new GPU has fewer stream processors. Nvidia claims that the Ti tag indicates to buyers that the card is faster, in what is becoming an increasingly crowded portfolio.

Click on the link provided for all 8 pages of the Zotac GeForce GTX 560 1GB Amp! Review.
http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/graphics/2011/05/17/zotac-geforce-gtx-560-1gb-amp-review/1 <
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Specifications:
-Graphics processor Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 , 950MHz
-Pipeline 336 stream processors (1,900MHz), 28 ROPs
-Memory 1GB GDDR5, 4.4GHz effective
-Bandwidth 140.8GB/sec, 256-bit interface
-Compatibility DirectX 11, OpenGL 4.1
-Outputs/Inputs DVI, HDMI, DisplayPort, 1 x SLI
-Power connections 2 x 6-pin, side-mounted
-Size 230mm long, dual-slot
-Warranty Two years


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post #2 of 13
Peak power consumption..

560 amp 330w
580 339w

What!?
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Originally Posted by grunion;13554284 
Peak power consumption..

560 amp 330w
580 339w

What!?

u sure that right? if thats true then thats insane:eek:
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Cooler is interesting (what's under the fans, I mean)
 
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Another failed card except nice cooler.
    
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Yeah, not a good card at all.
 
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post #7 of 13
And it's peak temperature is higher than the 590's temperature? o.O
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post #8 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by grunion;13554284 
Peak power consumption..

560 amp 330w
580 339w

What!?

They increased the voltage over reference by a significant amount. A GTX 560 with reference voltage will consume just a tiny bit less power than the GTX 460.
    
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post #9 of 13
They have the ROPs wrong, it's 32 not 28. At least all other sources say it's 32 (see links below). Also the ROPs for Nvidia cards are tied to the memory bus and the GTX560 uses the same 256-bit memory bus as the GTX560 Ti, so it has the same 32 ROPs. That's why the GTX460 768MB (192-bit) has 24 ROPs and the GTX460 1GB (256-bit) has 32 ROPs.

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post #10 of 13
They gave bad critics for the loud fan and hot gpu, i bought the Zotac GTX 560 amp! and fitted mine Artic Accelero Xtreme Plus cooler on it cool.gif
Now the card is cold as ice and quiet, meaning i cant hear it even when overclocked moderate -1ghz core. It can do 1047mhz core whitout raising the voltage.
A good GTX 560 got even better with proper cooling.....

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EDIT:
Computer is idling at 122w and peak watt is 310-314w when running kombustor at the setting shown above. Cpu is 4,2@1,32vcore all powersaving (eist osv. is on)
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Edited by Norz - 7/15/11 at 3:48am
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