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1GB 6950, really people. The 560 is nice but is beat. The 460 is best for it's price range, the 6950 1/2GB is best for it's range, 6970 for it's range due to scaling, and 580 for it's range.
    
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1GB 6950, really people. The 560 is nice but is beat. The 460 is best for it's price range, the 6950 1/2GB is best for it's range, 6970 for it's range due to scaling, and 580 for it's range.
I always get a kick out of those pushing AMD on the Nvidia threads where the poster is clearly seeking Nvidia. Hard for some to understand I guess.

It would be like going to the AMD threads and push Nvidia products though I prefer them and can also compare them. I help the poster in the decision that the post clearly asks. I understand if you think your being helpful but it's really the anti statements you also make when you put down the card of choice by the OP on Nvidia threads. It's a slap in the face.

If the OP was up in the air on choice he would have posted on the General Cards threads, or the AMD threads for advice where I can clearly see your point of view having much more weight.

The GTX 560ti is a great card and over clocks like a beast btw. The OP will definitely be happy with one and will get a lot out of it in SLI later down the road.

Plug and play without having to do anything else but enjoy goes a lot further sometimes.

Back to the OP post. Sorry to have been side tracked by side tracked advice.
     
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I always get a kick out of those pushing AMD on the Nvidia threads where the poster is clearly seeking Nvidia. Hard for some to understand I guess.

It would be like going to the AMD threads and push Nvidia products though I prefer them and can also compare them. I help the poster in the decision that the post clearly asks. I understand if you think your being helpful but it's really the anti statements you also make when you put down the card of choice by the OP on Nvidia threads. It's a slap in the face.

If the OP was up in the air on choice he would have posted on the General Cards threads, or the AMD threads for advice where I can clearly see your point of view having much more weight.

The GTX 560ti is a great card and over clocks like a beast btw. The OP will definitely be happy with one and will get a lot out of it in SLI later down the road.

Plug and play without having to do anything else but enjoy goes a lot further sometimes.

Back to the OP post. Sorry to have been side tracked by side tracked advice.
He asked for any other card. He didn't ask for just Nvidia. Show me where he said just Nvidia. Go ahead and suggest Nvidia in the AMD section, it all goes down to which card is faster in the same price range.
    
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Basically all im wondering is which of the two cards i should upgrade too because my gts 450 isnt quite doing it for crysis 2 and battlefield bad company 2. Any help is greatly appreciated
Any help to his posted cards choice and maybe the why one over the other with some specifics.

AMD offers great products, so does Nvidia. I sit on the fence having owned both, it's actually irrelevant to me.

Obviously you've owned GTX 460's so you could give some input to those cards. It might help his decsion better.

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6950 1GB, it's 230 or so and does better than the 560 in most cases.
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1GB 6950, really people. The 560 is nice but is beat. The 460 is best for it's price range, the 6950 1/2GB is best for it's range, 6970 for it's range due to scaling, and 580 for it's range.
You didn't post once but had to make your point twice. Ok point taken.
     
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newegg has open box msi gtx 560ti twin frozr II for $183 almost every day. wait for one of those. That would be the best deal i think.
They're like $191 with 3 day shipping. Picked one up yesterday. Waiting for my shininess. They go openbox pretty often during the week.
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post #16 of 20
Definitely the 560TI. It's about 30% faster. While the 460 might be enough for today's games you'll really see the difference in a year.
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Definitely the 560 Ti, Hawk TFIII would be the best choice, but, also the most expensive. The higher-end 560's can push almost 570 performance.

I have a slightly slower proc than you do and with my 560 and I play BF:BC2 at 1080p, 4x AA, 4x super sampling in the driver menu so the fence AA is significantly improved, 8x anisotropic, max settings minus the HOA setting or w/e it's called and I quite literally almost never go below 58 FPS.

Still suffer from a massive dual-core bottleneck in Crysis 1 though, this obviously isn't the cards fault.
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Yeah try to snag one of the 560ti's used off of Newegg open box. That's what I did and I'm loving the performance this thing is capable of!
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I'll throw another option at you...

2 - EVGA GTX460 768mb's in SLI from EVGA's B-Stock.

Best $240 you can spend at the moment. I'm netting nearly 30k GPU score in Vantage on these little guys! Compare that with roughly 22k GPU score on a single overclocked 560Ti.
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560ti.
 
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