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I cannot find any opinions or benchmark comparisons between these 2.
I am talking specifically about single card gtx 460 and gtx 560. No Ti editions or SLI.

What do you guys think? I have seen some 460's with the same core clock speed. What's better? The 560 is only about 30 dollars more.. wondering if it's worth it.
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post #2 of 23
Although the 460 has proven itself to be a solid card, I would go with the 560 as it is more current. So long as the small price difference does not matter to you. I also think that it draws less power than the 460.
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post #3 of 23
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Interesting.

By the way, I have narrowed it down to these two cards.

460:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-534-_-Product

560:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130661
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post #4 of 23
They are almost the same except the different frequency.
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post #5 of 23
Going to quote myself from another thread since this keeps coming up:
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Originally Posted by Booty Warrior View Post
The 460 and 560 (non-Ti) share the same basic architecture, 32 ROPs, 336 CUDA, 256-bit memory interface, which means they perform identically at the same clock settings. The 460 Hawk Talon's factory OC makes it essentially equal to a stock 560 (and at that price, it's a damn good buy... those cards were over $220 ~6 months ago).
Personally, I'd recommend the 460. Roughly equal performance, with better cooling and a much better price point.
post #6 of 23
+1 for the Hawk.

There should be a temp sticky for the 460/560 comparison. Too many think it's close to the 560 Ti in performance.
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post #7 of 23
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+1 for the Hawk.

There should be a temp sticky for the 460/560 comparison. Too many think it's close to the 560 Ti in performance.
Agreed
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post #8 of 23
Same amount of Stream Processors, barely any difference in the core clock, barely any difference in the shader clock, relatively the same effective memory speed, They're both DX 11. The 560 simply is not worth the $25 price increase, or $15 due to the sale.

Add to it the 460 is only $135 after the MIR, assuming you'll even bother with the MIR.

Choice is obvious, the 460.

Random note, wow @ the 10 year warranty.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Booty Warrior View Post
Going to quote myself from another thread since this keeps coming up:


Personally, I'd recommend the 460. Roughly equal performance, with better cooling and a much better price point.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Draygonn View Post
+1 for the Hawk.

There should be a temp sticky for the 460/560 comparison. Too many think it's close to the 560 Ti in performance.
Quote:
Originally Posted by AMC View Post
Agreed
Agreed.
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post #10 of 23
GTX 460 is based on GF104. GTX 560 is based on GF114.

GF114 is slightly more efficient, probably capable of producing slightly less heat and needs slightly less power than the older architecture.

Although the difference in each of these examples is so small it doesn't really make a difference in the real world.

Personally i'd get the card with which ever has the best cooler and/or overclocking ability.
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