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post #1 of 13
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I know it's a bit early for this, but I've been looking around for a new GPU to buy during the Black Friday sales. I narrowed it down to these four:

560 Ti 448 - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121480
570 - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121432
660 OC - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121660
660 Ti - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121656

The 560 Ti and 660 are priced really close and the 660 performs better, uses less power, and it's newer. Then you have the 570 and 660 Ti which are about $60-70 more than the other two and the performance is mixed with these two across the board. I'm liking the 660 Ti better though because it uses less power and it's a newer GPU, but is the 570 a better choice?

I don't want to run anything in SLi now or down the road, I just don't need it. At the moment I'm playing games like CS:GO, DayZ, BF3, and Fallout but I always try new games when they get released, like GTA V biggrin.gif.

I'll assume that prices will be even lower during the sales so that would be a bonus, but I'm unsure if spending the extra $60-70 on the 660 Ti or 570 would be worth it in my case.
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Out of those cards the 660ti would be the only one I would consider buying, but I'd still buy an amd 7950 over any of those
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if you dont care about physx get 7950. It will smoke even a 670 when overclocked. Clock for clock it is FASTER. If you OC 670 and 7950, 7950 would be faster.
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Might have to go with the 660 Ti then in the case.
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Originally Posted by akbisw View Post

if you dont care about physx get 7950. It will smoke even a 670 when overclocked. Clock for clock it is FASTER. If you OC 670 and 7950, 7950 would be faster.
Might have to go with the 660 Ti then in the case.

Every benchmark I looked at the 670, not by much but, performed better than the 7950 with a few exceptions. In the end though it wouldn't be worth the extra $100 for the 670.

Either way though, this is in the NVIDIA section for a reason.
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Might have to go with the 660 Ti then in the case.
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if you dont care about physx get 7950. It will smoke even a 670 when overclocked. Clock for clock it is FASTER. If you OC 670 and 7950, 7950 would be faster.
Might have to go with the 660 Ti then in the case.

Every benchmark I looked at the 670, not by much but, performed better than the 7950 with a few exceptions. In the end though it wouldn't be worth the extra $100 for the 670.

Either way though, this is in the NVIDIA section for a reason.

Both at stock that may be the case, but when both are overclocked, the 7950 is faster.
I have a 660Ti btw.
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if you dont care about physx get 7950. It will smoke even a 670 when overclocked. Clock for clock it is FASTER. If you OC 670 and 7950, 7950 would be faster.

If you don't know what are you talking about, please keep your bias out of this thread.
I know you say that because of HardOCPs review and their GTX 670 IMHO is a dud, it almost has no memory overclock.
But the fair opinion is that they trade blow on stock and overclocked.
And AMD fanboys have been using this review as a candle since then.
Why HardOCP didn't max OC the GTX 580 and compared it to a max OC'ed HD6970 when Nvidia had the fastest single GPU? they just wanted to save AMD's face, but a biased site is biased.

Now to the OP :- The best out of these cards is GTX 660 Ti. But the best bang for the buck is currently the HD7950 if you don't mind AMD of course.
Edited by HeadlessKnight - 9/24/12 at 3:22pm
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If you don't know what are you talking about, please keep your bias out of this thread. I know you say that because of HardOCPs review and their GTX 670 IMHO is a dud, it almost has no memory overclock.
But the fair opinion is that they trade blow on stock and overclocked. And AMD fanboys have been using this review as a candle since then. Why HardOCP didn't max OC the GTX 580 and compared it to a max OC'ed HD6970 when Nvidia had the fastest single GPU? they just wanted to save AMD's face, but a biased site is biased. Now to the OP :- The best out of these cards is GTX 660 Ti. But the best bang for the buck is currently the HD7950 if you don't mind AMD of course.

On the contrary Hardocp has been praising the Kepler cards like GTX 680, GTX 670 and GTX 660 Ti. Look at the number of Kepler cards given Gold ratings. there are people on hardocp forums who have complained of hardocp's bias towards Kepler cards. first of all if you look at the number of GTX 600 cards reviewed in comparison to AMD HD 7000 cards in the last 5 months you would know. hardocp has not reviewed a single HD 7850 card other than the launch review till to date. No AMD partner HD 7850 cards have been reviewed at hardocp. For a card which was the best price perf card at launch and till mid July when the HD 7950 easily took that place hardocp did not think it worth to review a single HD 7850. and you still believe Hardocp favours AMD. thumb.gif
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Quote:
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Originally Posted by HeadlessKnight View Post

If you don't know what are you talking about, please keep your bias out of this thread. I know you say that because of HardOCPs review and their GTX 670 IMHO is a dud, it almost has no memory overclock.
But the fair opinion is that they trade blow on stock and overclocked. And AMD fanboys have been using this review as a candle since then. Why HardOCP didn't max OC the GTX 580 and compared it to a max OC'ed HD6970 when Nvidia had the fastest single GPU? they just wanted to save AMD's face, but a biased site is biased. Now to the OP :- The best out of these cards is GTX 660 Ti. But the best bang for the buck is currently the HD7950 if you don't mind AMD of course.

On the contrary Hardocp has been praising the Kepler cards like GTX 680, GTX 670 and GTX 660 Ti. Look at the number of Kepler cards given Gold ratings. there are people on hardocp forums who have complained of hardocp's bias towards Kepler cards. first of all if you look at the number of GTX 600 cards reviewed in comparison to AMD HD 7000 cards in the last 5 months you would know. hardocp has not reviewed a single HD 7850 card other than the launch review till to date. No AMD partner HD 7850 cards have been reviewed at hardocp. For a card which was the best price perf card at launch and till mid July when the HD 7950 easily took that place hardocp did not think it worth to review a single HD 7850. and you still believe Hardocp favours AMD. thumb.gif
Are you new to the internet and hardocp? If you've read hardocp for more than the last 5 minutes you wouldn't be saying that
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post #9 of 13
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Couldn't wait until Black Friday and my current GPU is annoying me... so I bought a MSI 660Ti OC from a member on here, can't wait to get it biggrin.gif.

Thanks for the replies everyone.
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GTX660Ti would be better ... but I rather choose GTX570 PE OC biggrin.gif since mine can do 950/1100, I just afraid of GTX660 series weakness in memory-heavy application based on HardwareCanucks.com review... and FPS quite drop when using 4XAA or more with GTX660 series.
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