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post #61 of 138
This very well may be my new GPU. Ive been waiting to see how they performed. My friend is very annoyed as he just bought a 470 at X-mas.

Worthy upgrade from a 65nm GTX260 192? LOL
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post #62 of 138
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The Gigabyte SOC version comes out of the box at 1 ghz.. It will obviously be the best performer... I would imagine that most 560s are capable of this clock tho sooooo.
of course the overclocked card performs better but it would obviously draw much more power for those who matter i guess thats the decision point between 1gb 6950 and 560 which card consumes less?. both at stock 1gb 6950 out does the 560 in non nvida based games tho soooo still a tough one here..
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That gigabyte SOC is a beast...it destroy the 570
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imho, it goes like this 470 > 560 >6950 (1g)> 470 (oc)> 6950 (oc) > 560 (oc)=6950 2g (- high res).
In anycase it does not oc like the 460. 460s avg oc is 675->900. This card 820->1000.
But the damn thing is still FAST...
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No it wasn't, because there were GeForce 4800 Ti's, 4800SE Ti's, 4400 Ti's, 4600 Ti's and 4200 Ti's.
I suppose some of those may have fallen in the midrange, but I would still consider all those Ti parts, high end.

Especially when it came to the Geforce 2 and 3, Ti200 and Ti500
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post #66 of 138
So pumped about the white versions of the cards from Galaxy... If they would ever actually put one up for sale (They announced the white version of the 460 about 2 months ago. And still nothing)

If anyone finds it, please post!
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post #67 of 138
Is there something wrong with Guru3Ds tests? In Anno 1404 and MoW the 6950 CFX scores lower than a single while in the rest it is double.
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post #68 of 138
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uh...no. xfire scaling with the 6000 series has been BETTER than good. also the driver issues seem to have finally come to an end for most people using that series.

i didn't think the 400 series with nvidia scaled well and nvidia has had some bad drivers lately. alot of problems. reminds me of the 5xxx series for amd actually.
Not to be a negative nancy.. but the driver problems for AMD are still alive and well. The screen flicker from late 09 has returned in the past few drivers, I still get missing and flickering textures from my 5770, and forcing v-sync/aa doesn't work correctly either. I'm back to using 10.4. It has the least amount of problems for my setup.

Also - The 400 (Fermi) scales wonderfully. So, to steal Razi3l's comment "wake up." Where have you been? The 460 scaling story was around a few months before the 6xxx series performed similarly in multi GPU setups.

****, it was even the title of a Tom's article "Amazing SLI scaling: Do 2 460s beat one 480?" The answer? A resounding yes. Over 90% scaling.

Nvidia's driver (260.99 - only used one, because, well.. when all is working perfectly, you don't have to change every month) has been flawless for me. I'll let you know next week how it handles SLI on my machine.
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only 250!! so cheap best bang for the $
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So pumped about the white versions of the cards from Galaxy... If they would ever actually put one up for sale (They announced the white version of the 460 about 2 months ago. And still nothing)

If anyone finds it, please post!
The GTX 460 Razer took forever to come out.

Galaxy is just slow with those custom cards sadly.
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