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I am thinking about selling my pny gtx 560ti when I get a new one from pny in a week or so and buying a 570. I hear that 570s have overclocking problems, over voltage seems to be a problem. I like to tweak cards alot and really push them. Should I stay away from the 570, if not what one is safe to overclock?

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post #2 of 22
If your iffy about tweaking the 570 then why even bother buying it? Look for a proven overclocker/overtweaker so you don't have to worry. EVGA seems to be pretty good with OC the vid cars so stick with them. Your GTX 560 in SLI is more then enough. Stick with that and have fun.
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Reference PCB cards have issues, the chip itself loves to OC. Cards like the Asus DCII, MSI TFIII, Gainward Phantom/Goes Like Hell/Golden Sample, and Palit Sonic are all great overclockers that have zero issues.

However, if you're not going to two 570s, it's going to be a major downgrade from SLI 560s, regardless of how well you have them overclocked. At stock, SLI 560s beats a 580 by 15-35%, while a heavily overclocked 570 can bypass a stock 580 by no more than ~5%.
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570 are really nice overclocking cards, if you want a 570 that you do not want overclock yourself. go with one that has all ready been overclock by the MF.....
that's what i did.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121432 smile.gif
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post #6 of 22
you want:

-Asus GTX570 DirectcuII
or
-MSI N570GTX Twinfrozr 3

both have upgraded VRMs and power phases...those cards won't fail like the other reference ones are...
post #7 of 22
Non reference PCBs are great for that card. Like others have said, 570 lightning or twin frozr II is amazing as well as the ASUS DCUII
    
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post #8 of 22
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Originally Posted by amstech;13612039 
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Such a beautiful card there.

But TBH, if I had 2 working 560's, I would not get a 570. Just my opinion.
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Sli 560's smoke a 570. Why bother?
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post #10 of 22
The guy has one 560 in RMA right now...
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