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lookin to upgrade very soon once i sell my phone lookin to get a gtx 560 but not sure on what brand and whats gonna run better ect or will they all be the same even though alot of clocks are differant
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Well i am ordering the MSI Twin Frozr II version in about a week when i go to the US ( hardware is so cheap there ). From the reviews i have seen it is great and their claims of 20C cooler then the stock Heatsink are actually very consistent with results. I have also heard awesome things about the Asus and Gigabyte cards ( Gigabyte doing that 1GHz SOC edition ).

As for them being the same, well different company's with use different PCB's and so the performance in some area's may differ slightly, however they all use the same chip and from what i have seen so fare, none of them are too shabby when it comes to over clocking performance.
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post #3 of 9
The Gigabyte SOC @ 1 GHZ core performs like a GTX 570 without having to put any effort into OCing it yourself. But if thats no fun for you, then you could get the Asus DC II, MSI Twin Frozr II or Gigabyte Windforce X2 and do some OCing yourself.
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Buy the one with the best price or the best warranty in your country.
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Here's my two cents. I'm showing you the Newegg link as reference but you should buy them where you can find them easier in your country.

Core Clock: 850 Mhz (v.s. 822 Mhz reference)
Shader Clock: 1700 Mhz (v.s. 1645 Mhz reference)
EVGA 01G-P3-1561-AR GeForce GTX 560 Ti

I'm partial to EVGA. The superclocked version if the extra money isn't an issue. Better binned cards.

Core Clock: 900 Mhz (v.s. 822 Mhz reference)
Shader Clock: 1800 Mhz (v.s. 1645 Mhz reference)
EVGA SuperClocked 01G-P3-1563-AR GeForce GTX 560 Ti

Second choice for me which are also great cards.

Core Clock: 880MHz
Shader Clock: 1760MHz
MSI N560GTX-TI Twin Frozr II/OC GeForce GTX 560 Ti

Others opinons may vary, and I agree however go with what you can afford or easier to obtain in your country. Happy choosing!
     
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The gigabyte SOC is good and justifies the price imo. Other than that, I think the Asus is the sexiest out of all of them. Just look at that smooth black pcb.

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post #7 of 9
gigabyte soc all the way guaranteed 1000mhz
post #8 of 9
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hmmm im probs thinking of gettin the gigabyte or asus edition yes the core clock is around 70mhz (on the gigabyte version)more but the asus heatsink cover looks so damn sexy tell me of the 3 here any of you would pick http://www.centrecom.com.au/catalog/...rt=3d&cPath=26 <-- this is the store i go to as its cheapest around my area
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but then again i just realised that gigabyte gtx560 for around $331 would this be a good card with 1000mhz core clock and 4580 mem clock?
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