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6870 or GTX 560 (Non-Ti)?

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Ok before you guys pick, please don't pick it based on your favorite company. I want to know which one has better OCing, runs cooler, and is faster, thoughts? Both are in my price range and both are hard to choose between.
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post #2 of 16
6870 is the better card mate, it gets better results in just about all benches.

http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum/hardware-canucks-reviews/37499-hd-6870-hd-6850-vs-gtx-460-1gb-overclocking-study-6.html

Can't find anything on the 560 but its the same card as the 460.
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post #3 of 16
6870. =)
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But I hear the 560 has a much better OCing ability? And the fact it runs better than ATi on Nvidia Sponsored games, which is pretty much all the games I going to play. lol
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post #5 of 16
6870 out performs both the 460 and560
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post #6 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dropshock;15407327 
But I hear the 560 has a much better OCing ability? And the fact it runs better than ATi on Nvidia Sponsored games, which is pretty much all the games I going to play. lol

In that case, why don't you look up benchmarks for those specific games then? Overall performance at least, the 6870 is clearly a better card. But it sounds like you're kind of leaning toward Nvidia anyway, so yea...pick your benchmarks and go with that.
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post #7 of 16
From everything I've read the 560 non ti is just a 460

*edit* Guess I was wrong, quite similar Just remembered initial hate from here lol =)
Edited by Fletcherea - 10/22/11 at 8:22am
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post #8 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dropshock;15407327 
But I hear the 560 has a much better OCing ability? And the fact it runs better than ATi on Nvidia Sponsored games, which is pretty much all the games I going to play. lol

My 6870 went from 900/1050 to 980/1150 on stock voltage. I would say that is pretty good.

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Lol at the misinformation in this thread...

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GTX560 Non-TI is faster than the GTX460 and is pretty damn equal to the HD6870.
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post #10 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cyph3r;15407562 
Lol at the misinformation in this thread...

GTX560 Non-TI is faster than the GTX460 and is pretty damn equal to the HD6870.

Wow, I actually had no idea it was that close :O. Consider me schooled (in my mind, I was equating the 560 to a 460, which is about a 6850's performance...apologies)! If you play Nvidia games, then yes, go for the 560.
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