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post #11 of 19
The Phenom 1s overclock very badly, just letting you know.
    
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I may just leave it at 2.86 and throw the 560 TI in there. The consensus is that I will see a large performance increase irregardless if it bottlenecks some or not.
    
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post #13 of 19
It depends on what test you run (i.e. what bench/game) and what settings you run it at (resolution/IQ, etc).

Worst case scenario you get the same FPS you do now, but you'll be able to achieve them at much higher IQ settings. But that worst-case should be pretty rare
    
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post #14 of 19
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Originally Posted by brettjv View Post
It depends on what test you run (i.e. what bench/game) and what settings you run it at (resolution/IQ, etc).

Worst case scenario you get the same FPS you do now, but you'll be able to achieve them at much higher IQ settings. But that worst-case should be pretty rare
Pretty much what he said.


Also, my good friend went directly from a 260 192sp, which got rma'd and a 216sp sent back a week before he got a 560 Ti FPB from the last EVGA competition and the upgrade was a decent one. The 260 is still a powerful card, but the 560 Ti will just have nicer eye candy like Brett said. Also supports DX11.

I actually have his 560 Ti FPB sitting here in my system as my card right now, and another GTX 275 here as well. I think I'll do some comparisons tomorrow.
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post #15 of 19
I don't think it will bottlekneck at all really, atleast not noticeable at resolutions of atleast 1920x1080, just my thoughts.


I ran a 460 on the same cpu with 4gb ddr2 went from a 9600GT and it was huge.
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post #16 of 19
God damnit people throw "Bottleneck" around WAY too much, It's almost a myth unless your talking about a Pentium 4 and a GTX580, seriously -____-

The videocard is VERY important for games, whereas the CPU is... not THAT important, especially when you get into higher end CPUs.

I went from an i7-920 to my Phenom 955 and honestly theres no visible difference in games...
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post #17 of 19
A 460GTX bottlenecked my Q6600, so wouldnt be surprised if 560 would bottleneck your cpu.
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post #18 of 19
What really matters is the framerates you end up with. If your framerates end up sucking, you'll have to look at your CPU useage/ GPU useage and see what's up.
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post #19 of 19
The reason why the 460 bottleknecked the Q6600 is because the FSB was a horrible way of transporting data too and from, it was slow, inneffecient, and well just plain horrible, i'd get more fps on the 9600 and 9950 then i would with a core 2 duo @ 3.1ghz

IT won't bottlekneck, barely anything if at all.
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