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post #11 of 14
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SLI GTS 450's = GTX560.

Huh? I was under the impression SLI 450's = ~17,000 Vantage. The new 560 is 21,000 @ reference clocks, I believe.
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post #12 of 14
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I am indecisive about the GPU(s) for my New Rig and I need some help. I ordered the 6850 already, but am thinking about RMA'ing it when it gets here.

Basically, here are the options I am considering:

Keep the 6850 and Crossfire it later for around $350 total.

Buy a 460 and SLI it later for around $350-$370 total.

Wait for the 560 to come out on the 25th, buy one for ~ $250 or so and save up to SLI in a few months for around $500 total.

From what I have read, the 560 should be around 10-15% faster (correct me if this is wrong) than the 470/6870. That means in SLI (especially if it scales as well as the 460/470 and 6850/6870) that it will be incredible.

What would be my best option and did I miss anything that I should consider? Thank You for your help!

-- Andrew
Just get another HD6850 and upgrade to Kepler (GTX660) when it comes out.
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Will there be non-reference 560's available on release?

And how long until the Kepler GPU's are out?
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post #14 of 14
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Will there be non-reference 560's available on release?

And how long until the Kepler GPU's are out?

Doubt there will be non-reference available at launch - but I am purely speculating here. The 570 non-reference's are now just coming out, and the reference's been around for a little while now.
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