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im wondering if the £50 extra for the 560ti OC card is worth it over the 460 hawk!
anyone got any opinions on that?
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Originally Posted by nekromantik View Post
im wondering if the £50 extra for the 560ti OC card is worth it over the 460 hawk!
anyone got any opinions on that?
$80USD? Not to me. $50USD, likely.
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$80USD? Not to me. $50USD, likely.
It is quite a bit of a difference for 33% better performance but according to one of the reviews which compares a 460 @ 810mhz to the 560 @ 1ghz and in some games its 15fps faster while others only 5/6 fps faster. Hexus review of the SOC it matches 570 in most games too.
Edited by nekromantik - 1/26/11 at 4:57am
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It is quite a bit of a difference for 33% better performance but according to one of the reviews which compares a 460 @ 810mhz to the 560 @ 1ghz and in some games its 15fps faster while others only 5/6 fps faster.
Sure. And for another $80, you can have a 570. And so on.

You have to draw the line somewhere.
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Sure. And for another $80, you can have a 570. And so on.

You have to draw the line somewhere.
True.
I paid £150 for my Hawk £150 3 weeks ago so thats the reason I am wondering if it was a mistake.
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http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/?...ry=Video+Cards

A little surprised to see that Techpowerup reviews haven't been linked yet but there are 5 of them there. Add to OP please, Tator Tot?
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Adding those now guys. I was away and then asleep, but don't worry I'm always on the job
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post #117 of 138
guess i will be getting the twin frozr over the asus one
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post #118 of 138
Are there any pics of the gigabyte windforce cooler taken off the card? I didn't see any in the reviews, wanted to know what it looks like underneath.
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post #119 of 138
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Are there any pics of the gigabyte windforce cooler taken off the card? I didn't see any in the reviews, wanted to know what it looks like underneath.
If it's anything like their other windforce designs, it'll have an aluminum heatsink on the VRM circuitry.

WindForce is a great cooler. It runs more quietly than Twin Frozr II, but lacks its beefiness. It is ideal for cards with reasonable TDPs. (EG GTX560 and below)
    
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This is one amazing card, well done to nVidia. If I hadn't bought my 6870 two months ago I'd be crying now, because prices are bound to drop. I love good competition.

However, anyone who has a 460, 470, 6850, 6870 or 6950 has nothing to upgrade to really.
Edited by Liranan - 1/26/11 at 8:27am
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