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Can't decide on EVGA Geforce 560 ti or EVGA GeForce GTX 660

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Hey everybody, I am looking at upgrading and getting a nice card to replace my BFG 9800GT. I have read reviews and I have narrowed down the selection to these to cards:

EVGA 02G-P3-1568-KR GeForce GTX 560 Ti
http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=982626&CatId=3669

or

GeForce GTX 660 SuperClocked 2GB
http://www.memoryexpress.com/Products/MX41583

I know generally the 'ti' model is supposed to be the better version, but the 560 ti is a bit older now. Both cards sell for the same price.

Wanting to keep this affordable, I don't want to purchase the 660 Ti model just due to the higher price. I have read reviews that you can take the EVGA 660 SC and overclock it past the 660 ti.


I am not sure what to do, do I buy the older high end card or do I buy the newer non-ti model and overclock it?


Thanks!
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This isn't even a debate. The 660 (NON TI) is faster than the 560 ti in every way.

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GTX 660 all the way! 384 Cuda cores vs 960 Cuda cores + PCI Express x16 3.0 + less power consumption. Seems like a no-brainer to me. Im getting a 660 next pay check thumb.gif
 
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I just got the msi 660 and its great this card http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127699
and as clerick posted beats it in anyway
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And should you decide to SLI down the road the 660 will be easier to get being newer.
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