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While there were some hiccups along the way we really like the EVGA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 2Win. It fills the performance gap between the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590 and GeForce GTX 580 and does it for a lower price depending on what version of the cards you are looking at. This card also performed better than the AMD Radeon HD 7970, which has a suggested retail price of $550.

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These 2Win cards are always an interesting choice. Like the 460 2win its faster than the fastest single GPU offered for a lower price.. however will be more expensive by the two-PCB SLI variety (in this case, two 560 Ti's). And since you can't quad-SLI with 2win, the usefulness of one PCB only really comes into play for price/performance, folding, and for motherboards that couldn't do traditional SLI.
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overvolting wouldn't be wise apparently, but over all decent..
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These 2Win cards are always an interesting choice. Like the 460 2win its faster than the fastest single GPU offered for a lower price.. however will be more expensive by the two-PCB SLI variety (in this case, two 560 Ti's). And since you can't quad-SLI with 2win, the usefulness of one PCB only really comes into play for price/performance, folding, and for motherboards that couldn't do traditional SLI.

Wut....
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The EVGA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 2Win has a single SLI bridge on the card that allows for Quad-SLI setups if one wants to buy two of these cards.
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Why WOULDN'T they use BF3 as a game to bench on? Everyone always asks "What frames will X get on BF3?"

Also why would they OC the 6990 but not the 590?
Edited by Ghooble - 1/8/12 at 11:48am
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Anandtech reviewd this a few months ago:

http://www.anandtech.com/show/5048/evgas-geforce-gtx-560-ti-2win-the-raw-power-of-two-gpus


EDIT: Wow, it blew up when overclocked to 950 MHz core @ 1.1V:

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On the final test of the run the system powered down, there was the dreaded pop and then smoke coming off the back of the video card. The EVGA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 2Win actually blew up! A quick inspection of the card revealed the only R33 inductor on the back of the card was cracked with some burnt marks next to the crack. This was a bit of a shock to us as the card was in a room that was 70F on an open air test bench with the fans running at 100%. It wasn't too hot, but then again this component was on the back of the card without any fans blowing directly on it.

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its the same.as the 460 2win. it has the conector avalible physically but u cant quad sli it. the GF chip for the 560ti does NOT support 3-4 way sli. unless they ues tue gtx 560ti 448 core on that card THEN it could quad sli.
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It says right in the article that it can be Quad-SLI'd. If it really cannot, such as the 4602win could not then the article is wrong... because articles are never wrong rolleyes.gif
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its the same.as the 460 2win. it has the conector avalible physically but u cant quad sli it. the GF chip for the 560ti does NOT support 3-4 way sli. unless they ues tue gtx 560ti 448 core on that card THEN it could quad sli.

It would also more than likely have at least 1280MB of memory and a wider bus.
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Wut....
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The EVGA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 2Win has a single SLI bridge on the card that allows for Quad-SLI setups if one wants to buy two of these cards.
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It says right in the article that it can be Quad-SLI'd. If it really cannot, such as the 4602win could not then the article is wrong... because articles are never wrong rolleyes.gif

It's wrong, the SLI bridge is non-functional. Why they continue to add them to the PCB is beyond me.
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Uhh anyone else confused at the fps the 7970 is putting out in this review. It is behind the 580 in some tests...
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