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the gtx 560? isnt the 560 a much better card? or would just goin for a 470 be better?
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The GTX 470 and GTX 560 are going for the same price at the moment, around $250. The GTX 560 is basically an improved version of the GTX 470, it uses less power and is better at tessellation. However, they are about the same performance-wise.

Edit:
Here is a site that compares their performance.
Edited by thisischuck01 - 3/5/11 at 4:30pm
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because prices haven't adjusted yet
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post #4 of 17
because they are equal in performance
post #5 of 17
Here is GTX470 vs GTX560 comparision>> CLICK HERE..

Yes they perform similar,GTX560 is a tad faster but when you see that there's a 200MHz clock difference both on the core and memory then you'll see that on a HW level GTX470 is a superior card (clock per clock)..

GTX470 runs @ 607/873MHz (core/RAM) amd GTX560 @ 822/1002MHz..

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post #6 of 17
Depends on the price. If you can find a $200 GTX 470 you can't go wrong with that. However at the $250 I would choose the GTX 560
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architecturally the gtx 470 is superior - but the gtx 560 has faster stock speeds

therefore if you OC the gtx 470 you can get better performance than the gtx 560

you can OC a gtx 560 to 1000mhz core - and you can probably hit 900mhz on the gtx 470
post #8 of 17
The performance test I've read shown that 560 performs much better than 470, but actually I do only prefer the one GIGABYTE published. Their 560SO are truly the best of every 560s.
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The performance test I've read shown that 560 performs much better than 470, but actually I do only prefer the one GIGABYTE published. Their 560SO are truly the best of every 560s.
mainly because of the higher clocks on the 560
if they were at equal clocks I would imagine that the 560 would be loosing, not the 470......
post #10 of 17
I've had a GTX470 SO(I do like SO version), actually it's performance still lower than 560SO, but I don't know which card will score higher if comparing them in default clock.

after all, 470SO doesn't OC so much compared with 560SO.
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