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post #11 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by iAligator;14654792 
Hey OCN,

I recently got the HIS Radeon HD 6870 but AFTER buying the card, a lot of people told me that the GTX 560 is a better card, so I did some Googling and it seems like everyone thinks so, so my question is should I return my card and get a GTX 560 from here? If so, which one should I get?

Thanks!

P.S. Will I need to reinstall my Windows if I go from an ATI card to an Nvidia?

If your talking about the regular 560, not the ti, then the 560 does not perform better than the 6870. However, if your talking about the 560 ti, it is slightly faster, but not by that much. Not worth trading your card in for.

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Originally Posted by Riou;14655016 
GTX 560 Ti >~ 6870 >> GTX 560

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post #13 of 15
For that price i wouldn't switch. Maybe if it was a lot less, since they perform similar. The 6870 is a little faster though.
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post #14 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by Behemoth777;14658516 
If your talking about the regular 560, not the ti, then the 560 does not perform better than the 6870. However, if your talking about the 560 ti, it is slightly faster, but not by that much. Not worth trading your card in for.

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post #15 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by Envadzer;14654996 
wrong, the 6870 when overclocked to 1GHz it's better than the 560 ti

proof: http://www.hardocp.com/article/2011/03/09/msi_r6870_hawk_video_card_review/8

in max fps the 6870 wins in avg and min fps the 560 ti wins

I was speaking strictly stock
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