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post #1 of 16
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Finally time to say that my old faithful 8800GT isn't doing it for me anything. Just brought the Witcher 2 and now I'm looking for something with a little more power before playing it.

I changed my mind on the 460 after reading tons of benchmarks and now I'm thinking of getting the 560. The 570 and the 6950 don't offer enough performance for me to justify the higher price tag. Besides, I figure it's not going to matter much between the 560-580. They will all have to upgraded around the same time for me.

I can get the evga 560 right now for 170. I might even pick up another one down the way if they drop to the 100 dollar range.
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post #2 of 16
I say go for it! A GTX560 Ti is a safe bet!
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post #3 of 16
Just make sure that you are upgrading to the GTX 560 Ti...the non Ti card is the same as a GTX460 just with higher clock speeds but has the same amount of cuda cores so its not worth it
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post #4 of 16
If you are going to get the 560 make sure you get the 560Ti version, because it's much better.
The 560Ti and the 6950 are about the same, depends on the game really, altho the 6950 beats the 560Ti on paper, in some games the 560Ti is faster and has physX and Cuda and all that stuff.
Personally I am an ATI guy, since Nvidia's died on me too much, so they lost my trust, but I must admit, I was looking at the 560Ti

Scan around more, I'm sure you could get the 560Ti for less than 200
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post #5 of 16
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If anyone sees a TI for less than 200 let me know. I'll look around for a few days. Didn't realize the huge difference. I thought TI was a overclocked 560 normal. Seems like they are still playing the confusing name game.

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post #7 of 16
The 560 Ti is a solid card, can't go wrong with it for the price it goes for.
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post #8 of 16
I was just in another thread with same upgrade choice and everyone was saying 470gtx and oc it...
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post #9 of 16
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I brought a Evga 560TI for 209. Haven't opened the box yet.
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post #10 of 16
There's no reason to buy a 560 when you can get a 6950 at the same price. 1GB is not enough these days.
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