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I am currently running on a GTX 460SE and I have it overclocked a little bit. And as the title states, I am thinking of jumping on a GTX 560Ti. And I have been researching online and reading up but no conclusive answers have been found. So I figured I would ask all of you OCN'ers!

I am running a single monitor @ 1920x1080. I play an assortment of games from the older and less demanding Day of Defeat, Guild Wars, Call of Duty 2 all the way to the more demanding GTAIV, The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim, Assassins Creed Revelations, Dirt 3 and so on. And I plan on continuing with newer games.

My questions are, is it worth it making the jump to this card? Will I see a noticeable difference between the 2? I know some of you will say to wait for the new GPU's to come out(Kepler I believe, right?) But at this time the absolute max I want to spend is $250-300. Preferably on the lower end of that. So the newest set of cards from nVidia will be out of the question unfortunately.

Also how much of a difference is there between the regular 560Ti and the 448core version? which gives more bang for my buck? Will I run into my cpu bottle necking either card? And Finally Should I go MSI? or ASUS?
Edited by mwl5apv - 2/24/12 at 7:17pm
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post #2 of 17
Just get another 460 and sli its better then 560ti. Not that much of a performance boost from 460 to 560ti but 460 to 460 sli is. Your psu should be able to handle it thumb.gif.
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my motherboard does not support SLI. also its the 460SE. So it isnt even a full gtx 460. And I haven't been able to find another 460SE around any where if I wanted to SLI them either frown.gif
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my motherboard does not support SLI. also its the 460SE. So it isnt even a full gtx 460. And I haven't been able to find another 460SE around any where if I wanted to SLI them either frown.gif

Well with 560ti vs 560ti 448 the 560ti 448 beats it by a noticeable margin and for brands I would go in the order of msi, evga, asus cooler wise; there is no real difference between them its really just warranty.
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If you did a 448 core it would be a nice upgrade.
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Yup, I'm going to buy a 448 core soon, look at the gtx 560 ti 448 benchmarks, they are close to a gtx 570. biggrin.gif
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I wouldn't touch a Ti of any flavor with a 10ft pole, very problematic card.
Hold out for Kepler if you're dead set on a NV card.
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I wouldn't touch a Ti of any flavor with a 10ft pole, very problematic card.
Hold out for Kepler if you're dead set on a NV card.

I would have to agree with this. Wait a few months and at the very least you'll be able to get that 560 448core for probably around $165. To be perfectly honest your 460 should last you well until we start getting console ports from the new systems, which will be 18 months or more.
    
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I would have to agree with this. Wait a few months and at the very least you'll be able to get that 560 448core for probably around $165. To be perfectly honest your 460 should last you well until we start getting console ports from the new systems, which will be 18 months or more.

What is it about the Ti's that make them problematic? I haven't been able to find anything that points in that direction.
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What is it about the Ti's that make them problematic? I haven't been able to find anything that points in that direction.

Look at the NV support forums, EVGA and NV specifically.


Granted more are sold, but when I see 20 RMA requests a day and half are Ti's, something is wrong.
*Disclaimer* The above numbers are for illustrative purposes only.
A day doesn't go by without at least 3 RMA requests for the Ti.
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