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Get Gigabyte GTX 560 Ti SOC
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Originally Posted by yuksel911 View Post
what about HD6950 2gb ? better fps than GTX 560 ti on high res.
also you will unlock HD6950 to HD6970
did you my post?
The card is worse in every way, except about 3-5 % more frames

unlocking will make those things only worse + voids warranty...
A modded bios on a card vs software overclock...
Guess what's easier to find?

even more noise, heat, power usage etc...

Quote:
Originally Posted by LukaTCE View Post
Get Gigabyte GTX 560 Ti SOC
No, don't...
These cards are barely stable on factory oc..
+ get a 2 GB card, games use more than 1GB 1080P these days
   
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post #23 of 28
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Quote:
Originally Posted by xioros View Post
Owner Speaking

I had 2 6950's, 2 GB ref, unlocked...
Sold them,
And bought 2 x gtx 560 Ti Phantom...

Need explanation?

I hated my 6950's:
Noise ( yes, A LOT of noise )
Heat
Temps ( over 90 without custom profile )
power usage

I <3 my GTX 560 Ti Phantoms ( 2 GB each )
-Quiet, VERY quiet, I can't hear them ( latterly, the noise trough the window is more and I'm not in a city )
Even in heaven , case fans all on low and H100 intake, barely audible
-Temps: Sub 75 all the time stock profile, in SLI
-overclocking: running 950/1002... EDIT: that's a skech oc xD, didn't put work in it yet

performance: about equal, or a bit less... but It's worth it, get the GTX 560 Ti's...

My recommendation:
Get GTX 560 Ti's, if possible: the Phantom from gainward, with 2 GB... This card is worth every penny twice

I hope I can help with this info

EDIT:

One more thing:
The GTX'es are wayyy smaller, check out this

And they look sooo sexy in this system

Quote:
Originally Posted by xioros View Post
did you my post?
The card is worse in every way, except about 3-5 % more frames

unlocking will make those things only worse + voids warranty...
A modded bios on a card vs software overclock...
Guess what's easier to find?

even more noise, heat, power usage etc...



No, don't...
These cards are barely stable on factory oc..
+ get a 2 GB card, games use more than 1GB 1080P these days
^THIS

Thank you xioros, and i will rather go with my MSI one then Gainward one or Gigabyte OC
1 GB will be good enough for these games that i play
Altough one more question
Going on SLI with MSI Hawk and Gainward Phantom, will i be able to use those 2 GB VRAM from Gainward GPU ?
Thanks
post #24 of 28
both cards need to be 2 GB to be able to use 2 GB in SLI. If one is 1 GB and the other is 2GB u can only use 1GB.
Btw xioros, maybe of ur cards weren't reference, but with a better cooler u wouldn't have had so many problems
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post #25 of 28
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Oh, also i was wandering what kind of cooler does Gainward Phantom GTX 560 Ti has.
Is it better then MSI Hawk Twin Frozr III one (altough i don't think so) ?
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post #26 of 28
560 Ti 2GB All the way, cheaper and almost as fast. Plus, you won't get boned in Crysis 2.
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post #27 of 28
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Quote:
Originally Posted by somebodysb2 View Post
you won't get boned in Crysis 2.
Quote:
Originally Posted by blabla21 View Post
I won't play games like Crysis, Metro 2033 and those on benchmarks.

This includes Crysis 2
Edited by blabla21 - 8/21/11 at 8:05am
post #28 of 28
Well BFBC2 favors AMD cards. NFS/MW2/CS won't matter since they aren't that demanding, GTA you will need a beefy CPU as it is a terrible console port.
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