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post #21 of 26
the 570 is equal to the 480 so the 560 ti is probably 1-3% faster than the 470. and runs alot cooler
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Kinda sad I missed that. I need a (couple of) graphics cards for a build I'm doing now, and I've settled on a 6950 that I *should* be able to flash to a 6970.

But normal price vs normal price, the 560 hands down is the better choice.


Most of everyone inputs are great.

Well I'm planning on overclocking too. I just have to keep doing more research on which one is better when overclocked to... Now if the 560 runs way cooler then I'll decide to go with it.

p.s-- Dude let me know if how it goes when youget to flash your 6950 into a 6970
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post #23 of 26
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470 cuz it has 7 in it, if you buy 560 it's gonna blow up
Actually its the GTX570's that are blowing up.

To the OP. I would not buy a ref GTX470 due to heat and noise. (I did own a GTX470, the heat is over the top on ref cards).

The 560 has better performance, lower noise, lower heat, pay a little more and get a better card.
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post #24 of 26
My 560 is wicked. It's 470 performance, I can take the OC all the way to over a GHz on the core:

http://www.techpowerup.com/gpuz/5gxey/

With that OC, it never goes above 71 degrees at about 80% fan. It's awesome. Also pulls about 17k ppd if you fold.
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post #25 of 26
I would say the 560 too, the new cards are generally better with heat and powerdraw and this one looked good on benchmarks for a fair price, so even if its about the same if its less heat noise and more headroom for an oc is a winner in my book
    
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I would say the 560 too, the new cards are generally better with heat and powerdraw and this one looked good on benchmarks for a fair price, so even if its about the same if its less heat noise and more headroom for an oc is a winner in my book

I'm with you on this one, i might stick to getting the MSI twin frozer 560 ti
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