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This might be a stupid thread to make, but I really need some opinions/help.

Alright, so I have an EVGA GTX 465 that I am putting through to the Step-Up Program.

I was wondering if I should go for a GTX 560 Ti (FPB) or a GTX 570. Right now, I am in the queue for a 570 (#13 as of this post) and I was wondering how much worth it it would be. I've read reviews and tried to find some info/opinions here, but I am not entirely sure if that $100 difference is worth it.

Should I cancel my Step-Up and go with a 560 instead? Or should I just continue on with the upgrade to a 570? Should I just keep the 465 as it is? If you can help me out, I'd be thankful.

Thanks in advance.
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I would go for a 560. In the future you can easily add another 560 for SLI setup if you want 2x performance.
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If you are in queue for a 570, roll with it.
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I would go for a 560. In the future you can easily add another 560 for SLI setup if you want 2x performance.
I'm not into SLI or Crossfire. I hear sometimes it can be a pain, plus the power consumption isn't worth it to me. Thanks though.
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Are you currently unhappy with your gaming performance? If not, I would seriously consider going with the gtx 560 over the gtx 570.

Also, i'm not really familiar with how the step up program works. How much more do you have to pay to step up to a gtx 560/570?
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I would stick with the 570 upgrade since you are already in the queue.
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Are you currently unhappy with your gaming performance? If not, I would seriously consider going with the gtx 560 over the gtx 570.

Also, i'm not really familiar with how the step up program works. How much more do you have to pay to step up to a gtx 560/570?
My performance is fine with a GTX 460. My original plan was to get a "better" card and have the 460 as a backup, seeing as I don't have a working card in case something does happen to the 460.

As far as Step Up goes, shipping will kind of suck, but it's better than paying the money all in one shot. Think of it as 2 installments that will total $350 (if I go with the 570).
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Originally Posted by Behemoth777 View Post
Are you currently unhappy with your gaming performance? If not, I would seriously consider going with the gtx 560 over the gtx 570.

Also, i'm not really familiar with how the step up program works. How much more do you have to pay to step up to a gtx 560/570?
why the 560 over the 570? the 570 is more powerful
    
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I'm not into SLI or Crossfire. I hear sometimes it can be a pain, plus the power consumption isn't worth it to me. Thanks though.
If you're not in to SLI, then the best single card solution is your best bet. A 560 is a good card. But a 570 is better, and clocks higher. You'll get better performance in the end. Id say stay your current course.
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