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post #11 of 20
What games are you going to be playing and at what res. if bf3 then the two Gb. 560 is what I would get. I have two 570's and bf3 maxes my 1.2 VRAM
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post #12 of 20
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Basically all new titles as well as older ones such as Metro 2033, STALKER CoP etc. At 1920x1080 res

I doubt many games will use that much VRAM, and as Booty Warrior wrote, I'm more likely run into a GPU bottleneck before VRAM becomes an issue.

I think Ill go with a 560 Ti 1GB

Thanks for the help
post #13 of 20
470 is faster than the 560ti but why not a 6950?
    
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If your resolution is 1080p, I would go with 2 GB. If you're playing on less, the 560ti 1gb might serve you better. I'm playing at 1440x900 on a 1GB 560ti and I have great frame rates with max settings in all the games I've played.
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I decided to go nvidia

I'm reading in another thread that 1GB of VRAM is enough up to 2560x1600 resolution, but here I hear otherwise.

I want the stronger 560 Ti over the 560, just not sure if 1GB of VRAM is enough for current titles at 1920x1080 max settings or not, and I should go for the 560 2GB.

Also, is my system strong enough to handle the 2GB VRAM, or is that a stupid question
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Get a 560 Ti 2GB (EVGA or MSI TF2)
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Don't have that option, check page 1 to see my options.
post #18 of 20
If those are your only options then get the 470. They are more power hungry but have more vram & can do 3-way sli if needed more power in the future.
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post #19 of 20
Id go for the 560ti

Also, in some cases, the Ti beats the 470, and the 560 is slower than the Ti by a small margin.
   
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post #20 of 20
560ti 1GB. no contest compared to the non ti 560 2GB. its faster, the amount of vram is just right for 1080p.
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