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Poll Results: GTX 560(non ti) vs. gtx 460

 
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post #41 of 141
so either a 2500k bottlenecks a 560 or a gtx460 bottlenecks a 2600k/2700k? that's great to know.
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post #42 of 141
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so either a 2500k bottlenecks a 560 or a gtx460 bottlenecks a 2600k/2700k? that's great to know.

incorrect, there will be no cpu bottleneck when any of those cpu's are used with those cards.

hmm, didnt read and not sure if serious. lol
Edited by a 6 foot rabbit - 7/1/12 at 9:37pm
     
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post #43 of 141
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so either a 2500k bottlenecks a 560 or a gtx460 bottlenecks a 2600k/2700k? that's great to know.

incorrect, there will be no cpu bottleneck when any of those cpu's are used with those cards.

hmm, didnt read and not sure if serious. lol

oh, there's no way that I (or the guy who's post I'm referring to for that matter) was being serious lol. thumb.gif
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post #44 of 141
As you can see i have a GTX 460 pretty damn good card and I'm very satisfied with it, but if I had to choose again i would go with HD 6850,6870 so my advice is to go either with GTX 460 or hd6850,6870 thumb.gif
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post #45 of 141
The vram is the major problem with those cards. 1gb is just not enough for high end games and the games that don't exist yet. My brothers 560ti 1gb runs out and gets drops down to 10fps on a 1080p screen when playing a graphically demanding game. My wife's 560ti 2gb plays the games fine. If you want your cards to last you a bit you should definitely get a card with 2gb-3gb of vram. Otherwise you will get high fps at much lower settings settings than you could otherwise play at.
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post #46 of 141
Yet in most games a 570 with 1.25gb vram beats or is equal to a 2gb 6970. And a 2gb 680 beats a 3gb 7970. So vram is not the be-all end all of GPU performance. Depends highly on resolution and level of AA, and even then we may see a card with less vram beating one with more. If OP is on 1920x1080, then 1gb vram is sufficient. If 2560x1600 or multi-monitor, then consider a card with more vram. But even then, read reviews and see how it compares to other cards.
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post #47 of 141
my gtx460 plays all at 1360*768 with 768mb, it can even do 4x msaa on most games while sdoing 60fps, (not crysis, metro, and those sor of games)

but yeah right now i would get a gpu with 2gb like 6950 or 560ti
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post #48 of 141
Heres a review of 560 1gb vs 560 2gb:

http://www.fudzilla.com/reviews/item/24078-gainward-gtx-560-2gb-reviewed/24078-gainward-gtx-560-2gb-reviewed

Virtually the same in most instances, even at high res 2560x1600. Only metro 2033 at that high res does it make a noteworthy difference.
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post #49 of 141
It's funny that how a ATI supporter which keep on comparing about cards.
Usually they bring out memory issue(insufficient vram)from what i know about that.
GTX560 really is a nice card smile.gif you should get that hmm
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post #50 of 141
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It's funny that how a ATI supporter which keep on comparing about cards.
Usually they bring out memory issue(insufficient vram)from what i know about that.
GTX560 really is a nice card smile.gif you should get that hmm

VRAM is just icing on the cake really. Not a huge deal at 1080p ... for now. But it'd especially foolish to go with perhaps a 560 Ti for $180 over a 7850 for $200, considering that not only is the 7850 faster and overclocks much higher, it also has 2GB of VRAM. Not to mention, the 7850 only pulls 110W or so (on average, while gaming) compared to like 150W for the 560 Ti. 6870 only pulls 119W. http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Palit/GeForce_GTX_560_2_GB/25.html

Well, the 6870 is faster than the 560, and it's the same price ($150 with free Dirt 3 for the 6870, $145 for 560 on Newegg). http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Palit/GeForce_GTX_560_2_GB/27.html As you can see, 6870 is 5% faster at 1920x1200. Let's be honest, there's nothing solid from Nvidia in the sub-$399 price range right now (ok, 460 1GB is a good value I'd suppose, just because it's $10 cheaper than 6850 right now).

..So, what reason is there to go with a lower-midrange Nvidia card besides the 460 1GB ? F@H I suppose. No other exclusive uses for CUDA, now that Photoshop CS6 will support OpenCL hardware acceleration for Mercury Playback Engine.
 
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