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GTX 560 ti HAWK or 2GB?

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Hi, I am looking to upgrade my ageing GTX 260. What GTX 560 ti would best suit my needs? I am looking at either the MSI GTX 560 ti HAWK or the MSI GTX 560 ti 2GB.

I use my PC mostly for FSX at 1680 x 1050. I am wondering if the 2GB memory would be beneficial for my use or should I just get the HAWK?

Other suggestions are also welcome. Thanks!
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At that resolution not really, it would benefit you if you play in higher res though.
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2gb if you want to play BF3 fullhd ultra.
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BF3 has memory leaks, and should be fixed sooner or later, at those res, I would just get the 1Gb. The Hawk will OC alot more and the 560ti loves OCs, like the GTX 460, you will get a significant performance boost if you OC it to 960 Mhz and above. I got to 990Mhz on mine and saw around 10FPS improvement on Heaven 1080p, normal tess,2xAA, 8xAF, normal textures.
    
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I'd get the 2GB. It's been awhile since you've bought a card, so chances are you're looking for a card that'll last you another 2-3 years. That said, I'd go with the 2GB personally. I'd only suggest the Hawk if you want to play around with some overclocking as its the same price as a 2GB...
    
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Thanks for the replies. Is the HAWK the best 1gb model I can get out there? Are other cards recommended?
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