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which of these cards has better performance in games that support sli. also, is the 570 worth the extra £? [over the 560].
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I think the GTX295 would probably be faster. It's about equal to a GTX480 in terms of performance, and the 480 is faster than a 560, I think. But you miss out on DX11 and the 295 will use A LOT more power.
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post #3 of 12
However.

The GTX 295 is old tech and Single GPU > Dual GPU.
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I'd go with the 560. Lower heat, power consumption, DX11, no micro-stutter from SLI, etc. It would be mildly slower, but the trade-off would be worth it IMO.
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Technically, in games where SLI works well, the 295 will get higher FPS. That being said, get the 560. Even in games where it gets less fps than the 295, it will still feel smoother because you won't have to deal with microstutter. On top of that you get dx11, less power consumption/heat, more consistent performance across all games, and the ability to grab another 560 for cheep in a year.

So yea, for the love of god, get the 560.
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can the msi p67 gd55 support sli? also, what kind of fps difference are we talking here. 2,5, 10? [lol im not expecting exact, just guesstimates]
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Depends on the game...ones that don't support SLI will run faster on the 560, and I'd guess anywhere between 5-15fps overall.
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can the msi p67 gd55 support sli? also, what kind of fps difference are we talking here. 2,5, 10? [lol im not expecting exact, just guesstimates]

You don't need a board w/SLI support for a 295 thumb.gif

FPS difference is likely to be around 0-10% in favor of 295 would be my guess.
    
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get the GTX 295.

Higher fps. nough said.

and the GTX 480 still uses more power then a 295.
    
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post #10 of 12
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hmm. The mmos i play e.g. rift i don't think will support sli, but i might get a 560 now and then a 680 at the end of the year/jan 2012 maybe.
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