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I'd go for the 560 SOC (and I think I will, tomorrow) as it performs almost like a 570 and really close to the 6970, better or not depending on the game
http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/306?vs=292 (570 vs 6970)

Add to this the really low temperature and noise from the Gigabyte 560 SOC and you got a great card, IMO cool.gif

The GTX560 SOC seems to be able to be pushed a little further 1GHz
http://www.guru3d.com/article/gigabyte-gtx-560-ti-soc-review/20

Yeah I'll buy it and go back in the dark(green) side of the force rolleyes.gif
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Im curious as to what mods run 2GB of video ram.
I do not think I have used over 1GB at that resolution.
S.T.A.L.K.E.R Games with texture mods

Crysis games with texture mods

GTA4....stock game benefits from 2Gb

Oblivion with texture mods
post #23 of 35
That is cool, was not aware of texture mods.
Will take a look into them when I get a chance.

I just picked up a Gigabyte 570 OC, should be here tomorrow.
With the way games are taking off, a overkill graphics set up does not seem like such a waste of money. Go for the 570 imo.
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BTW which is better to fold on? im going to do some folding on it, playing BF3 SWTOR and all Crysis 2 when they all come out, so will the gtx 560 TI be the best to get? Also should i get the already overclocked one or go MSI? im leaning towards the 560 now
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The best deal going right now is 465's that unlock to 470's. These cards can be had for the $150 range, and two 470's in SLI will destroy ANY single card unless you're talking > 2560x1600, i.e. multi-monitor. Yes, they run warm and a bit loud, but if you have a board where you can put some space between them they're not that bad unless you start really cranking clocks and volts.

Lets see any other $300 setup come anywhere close to this (granted, mine was more than that when I bought it, but you can get something very similar for around $300 nowadays if you do your homework):
    
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465s are still gf100 though
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HD 6950. Even if GTX570 might end up a bit faster when OCed 5% is nothing really. Thats like 0.5/1fps in games. Also i am a bit worried about the VRM problem GTX570 have.
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The best deal going right now is 465's that unlock to 470's. These cards can be had for the $150 range, and two 470's in SLI will destroy ANY single card unless you're talking > 2560x1600, i.e. multi-monitor. Yes, they run warm and a bit loud, but if you have a board where you can put some space between them they're not that bad unless you start really cranking clocks and volts.

Lets see any other $300 setup come anywhere close to this (granted, mine was more than that when I bought it, but you can get something very similar for around $300 nowadays if you do your homework):
5850 crossfire would be better bang per buck I'd imagine...

Mine cost less then £300 and is faster then a 5970....Lets see anyone beat that for the money
Edited by antuk15 - 2/4/11 at 10:35am
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ok so the 1ghz Core clock of Gigabyte 560 isnt better then a overclocked 6950 unlocked?
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ok so the 1ghz Core clock of Gigabyte 560 isnt better then a overclocked 6950 unlocked?
Then overclock the 6950 to 1Ghz on the core...
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