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post #11 of 21
That's not what I asked. Are you asking "Would getting the twin frozr II be good? Or should I get the asus over the TF II" about the 560ti versions or the 570 versions. Because my answer will be different based on what card we are talking about.
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Should I get the asus over the tfii for the 570
    
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Yes, I do not recommend the TFII 570 because it is a reference PCB and therefore has insufficient VRMs on it's 570 iteration. The Asus DCII 570 is superior to the TFII 570 is just about every way I can think of. Further more there is no reason to avoid the Asus DCII 570 at if you don't feel like waiting for the MSI TFIII PE?OC 570 because as I said the Asus is about 99% as good as it and is available now.

If you do get one of these cards I'd recommend you look into folding on it, it allows your card to do work for a great cause (doing research to help find cures for many diseases) while giving your expensive hardware a purpose when you aren't gaming so it doesn't just sit there collecting dust. There are some good links to start looking into it in my sig and you can PM with any questions you have if you'd like.
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post #14 of 21
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alright thanks. Im going to decide between TFII 560 Ti and Asus 570
    
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M'kay, I think that both of those cards would be good choices. Like I said though I believe that the MSI TFIII 560ti is worth the extra $15 over the TFII if you plan to overclock, the TF3 has heatsinks for it's VRMs whereas the TF2 does not. Good luck with your decision and have fun with whatever card you choose, and please do look into and consider folding on it once you get it.
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That card u posted isnt the twin frozr, its the hawk
    
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post #17 of 21
Call it what you will, it has the Twin Frozr III cooler and the VRM heatsinks which I believe is an important feature the TFII is missing.
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Oh ok, I didnt know that. Thats a great card. Im going to get that unless I can manage to get TF III PE 570
Edited by jabroni - 8/10/11 at 9:01pm
    
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Lower resolution = 1GB
Ridiculous resolution or multi monitor = 2GB

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Originally Posted by jabroni View Post
Oh ok, I didnt know that. Thats a great card. Im going to get that unless I can manage to get TF III PE 570
I thought I edited this into my above post but I guess it didn't take.

The TFIII or Hawk has the VRM heatsinks like I mentioned, which are worth nearly $15 themselves IMO, in addition to that it has a better PCB design with an additional power phase, a higher out of box OC and a better chance of high OC potential. All that makes it easily worth the extra $15 IMO.

If you can afford a 570 then either the MSI TFIII PE/OC 570 or the Asus DCII 570 are both great cards, no reason not to get the Asus 570 if you can afford it. It's a more powerful GPU and has a little extra VRAM which will com in handy over the life of that card even at 1080p. 560tis are not a bad choice but I'm and a big fan of VRAM so I would go with the 570 if you can afford it.
Edited by juano - 8/10/11 at 9:04pm
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