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post #11 of 20
i just bought the saphire 6950 from my gtx460. the 460 is honestly the top round card for the entry level gamer. anyone trying to upgrade should go immeadiatly for a 570 ora 6970. since icant afford either i jsut got a 6950 for 250 bucks and unlocked it to stock 6970 performance.

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post #12 of 20
the 560 hawk can easily OC to match the 570. But if you haven't bought it, i suggest also go for the 570 if your PSU still allows it.
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post #13 of 20
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That's the part I'm worried about, I counted on the Hawk to OC properly but I can't even get an extra 30Mhz without it crashing on me when playing BC2.

I wouldn't mind a 570 but they cost over 300 euros, which is 100 more than the Hawk which is supposedly able to more or less reach these levels without trouble. So why can't mine?
post #14 of 20
Pott did you raise the voltages, if at all?

Also do not compare a 560 to a 460 interms of how many MHZ you can oc. A 460 overclocks ALOT from 675mhz all the way to 950. Mneawhile a 560 from 822 to 1000. Sure 1000 sounds terrific, but % wise its nothing compared to a 460. Also the msi is @ 950mhz stock so its almost running at full frequency. Be happy with your purchase, as you will need the extra mem and extra SPs and clocks later.
Or sell/return it and get a 570/6970.
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post #15 of 20
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Originally Posted by Kand View Post
From a 460, your next step should have been a 570.

And since the only difference between your 460 768 and the 560 is really.

a. Stock Clocks. 560 ti has it higher
b. More ram, of course. 768 to 1GB
c. The 560 TI has just 48 more shaders than the GTX 460.

At same clocks, not counting the RAM, a 460 and 560 should perform similar, 5% similar.

If I were you, I'd return the 560, swap it for a 570, or get another 460 768 and SLI.
The 560ti also has higher memory bandwidth. As well as some other small differences.

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Edited by Droogie - 10/7/11 at 1:44am
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post #16 of 20
hawk is really meant for OC. don't be afraid to raise it's voltages. it has also a high tolerance for temp.
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post #17 of 20
Overclock your card to 975 if you still don't like the performance get a 6950 2GB.
Edited by DoktorCreepy - 10/7/11 at 2:32pm
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post #18 of 20
6950 isn't faster than a 560ti at 975Mhz though.
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post #19 of 20
Sorry to hear about it buddy. A crappy clocking part's worse than a kick in the nuts.
post #20 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by Droogie View Post
The 560ti also has higher memory bandwidth. As well as some other small differences.

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Coming from an Overclocked 460, the 560TI isn't really that much an "upgrade".
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