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So i was planning on getting the MSI Twin Frozr GTX 560 Ti, but what im wondering is, for an extra $35 is it better to get the 2GB EVGA GTX 560 Ti
    
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No. Not unless you play at some crazy resolution like 2500x2000. If you game at 1920x1200 or lower just get the 1GB, 2GB is not worth it IMO save your money..
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It might be if you definitely wanted to go SLI, but otherwise what I would do is either get this MSI TFIII 560ti 1Gb (it's slightly better than the one you listed and is probably the best 560ti 1Gb hardware-wise) or spend a little bit more than the 2Gb you were looking at and get a 570 that can be found for just a little more than $300. If you step up to the 570 you get more VRAM and a more powerful GPU rather than just more VRAM. If you want to look into the 570 I recommend either the Asus DCII 570 or the

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At 1080p you should be good, but honestly games are starting to push that limit on vram to a little higher.

I would get the twin frozr though, nothing beats the OC potential that card has.
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how come every place has deactivated the Twin Frozr III? also I may just spend the extra 120 on the GTX 570.
    
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For $35 I'd do it.
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how come every place has deactivated the Twin Frozr III? also I may just spend the extra 120 on the GTX 570.
Cause they are in high demand, they've been coming in stock at amazon pretty regularly so just watch for them there. If you don't feel like waiting then the Asus DCII is 99% as good as the MSI in my opinion, and is in stock now. It will run cooler and quieter, while still having the stronger VRMs for OCing that the MSI does as well, the only drawback of it is that it will on average not reach quite as high of an OC as the MSI will, key words are on average.
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Would getting the twin frozr II be good? Or should I get the asus over the TF II
    
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TFII what? 560ti or 570?
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Either honestly. Id prefer TF III, but if not then DCII or TFII
    
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