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post #11 of 16
6950 is faster on average. There is basically no performance difference between 1GB and 2GB version at resolutions of 1920x1200 and lower.



CUDA is only useful if you actually do any programming with it. Few consumer CUDA apps. If you want any picture quality, CPU transcoding is the best. PhysX is vaporware considering how few games actually support GPU PhysX.
Edited by Riou - 3/5/11 at 10:27pm
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Originally Posted by tryagainplss View Post
They both reach 1Ghz, so no.
I hear the 560 gets there much easier. I haven't tested those 2 cards I'm just going by what I read in the forums I visit.
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go for the GTI 560ti. Better drivers, CUDA + PhysX, lower power consumption.
    
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If the price difference is like $10, then i'd get the 6950 because its better. If its more like $30 then the GTX 560.
    
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At stock speeds, the 6950 is better (1 or 2g versions). Now when you oc them, the 560 is better. Though they reach 950+ mhz. The 560's shader is bumped 2x.
Example 6950 1000/1000 while 560 1000/2000. So the 560's overclock gains are more than 6950, but truth is they are almost the same. Go with the cheapest.
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I'm not a fan of NVIDIA or something but if I wanted to build a high-end system, I would buy an nvidia card. I prefer ATIs for budget builds
    
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