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post #1 of 17
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Hello people

Well I again lost it I don't know what to do, buy 2 Nvidea GTX560 or a second HD6870. The thing is I like PhysiX but AMD doesn't have it .

So my last choice was this:
Intel i5 2500k
Corsair Vengeance 8gb
ASUS P8P67 PRO -=Rev.3.1=-
Corsair CMPSU-750HX
( GPU been discussed )

The problem I have now is that I suddenly discovered that I would reach a price of 700 euros , So I deleted the fans, leds, and the 8gb RAM but even then im still high. So I decided atm to remove the fans and leds and focus on the main parts ( CPU, GPU ).

Now Im at 400 euros if I only have the CPU, Motherboard and Memory but I don't know about the GPU. I do like the GTX560 ( Non Ti ) wish is the same price as the 6870 and also runs better, But If I want to have 2 of those I will end up with a price of 850 euros. So My question is... Should I wait another month for the money and then order those 2 GTX560?


Any suggestion on something abit cheaper would be nice , I will overclock btw.

Sorry if its so hard to understand
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post #2 of 17
If it's the non Ti version, definitely go for the 6870. Or save your money and try and aim for either a 560Ti/6950.
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post #3 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by dgp View Post
If it's the non Ti version, definitely go for the 6870. Or save your money and try and aim for either a 560Ti/6950.
That right there.

2 6870's would be a good setup. Non-ti 560's are basically just factory overclocked GTX 460's. Just grab another 6870 and oc the heck out of them.

6870 XFire charts.
Edited by crashdummy35 - 10/21/11 at 5:57am
 
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post #4 of 17
Thread Starter 
But I do like PhysiX :/
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post #5 of 17
Seriously, if you want PhysX you should aim for the 560Ti edition. The 560 just isn't worth it for the money.
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post #6 of 17
If you like PhysX so much then get a 560...
But know this, you'll be losing out on much better performance and longevity with another 6870.

So ultimately you'll have to decide whats more important to you, if it's better performance and longevity or just a like for a piece of software.
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post #7 of 17
Talking to another guy about 560 overclocking on another thread. It's pretty terrible. I'd wait that extra month and get a single 560gtx-Ti. That can run PhysX without a dedicated card. Plus it'll be cooler in the case and less strain on your psu.
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post #8 of 17
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Hmmm.. Well I do want to have a nice PC for a nice price. Well then I will go for 6870. Is it bad that I wait with the 8gb corsair ram? Because im at the high price atm :/
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post #9 of 17
Although 8 GB of RAM is preferable, only having 4 GB won't hurt the performance of your computer that much.
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post #10 of 17
BArely any games use physx nowadays. I think metro 2033 was the only one that had physx that I've played in the last 2 years.
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