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  • 35% (38)
    560
  • 46% (50)
    570
  • 17% (19)
    Wait for Kepler
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post #1 of 46
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Title says it all

I dont know what to get, im getting a whole new rig and im deciding between these two babies.

I play games at 1920x1080, i want to play at max (if i have to skip AA/AF its no problem*) and have the nearest possible to 60 fps

*Im used to that lol
    
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post #2 of 46
Go with a 570. Yes, kepler isn't that far off, but that's really only for the high end cards (680). The med-high like the 570 and 560 will probably be a few months later.

Besides, you can always sell the 570 when kepler comes out if they do provide a massive boost. I doubt they'll be enough of a boost to trump dual 570s, so there will be a market for the 570.
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post #3 of 46
TBH, I found I could max pretty much everything at 1080p on a single 460. A single 560 should be more than enough at that res, especially if you're not concerned with AA (although it can definitely handle that too).

I definitely wouldn't wait for Kepler. The current gen of cards can cake walk through most games as it is. Hence all the people running multi-monitors and ultra high resolutions these days. Why wait for more powerful hardware, when so few games can even take advantage of what we already have?
post #4 of 46
get the 560 ti overclock it and buy another when kepler arrives and the prices drop
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post #5 of 46
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Originally Posted by Booty Warrior View Post
TBH, I found I could max pretty much everything at 1080p on a single 460. A single 560 should be more than enough at that res, especially if you're not concerned with AA (although it can definitely handle that too).

I definitely wouldn't wait for Kepler. The current gen of cards can cake walk through most games as it is. Hence all the people running multi-monitors and ultra high resolutions these days. Why wait for more powerful hardware, when so few games can even take advantage of what we already have?
have you played Directx 11 games like Metro 2033 Maxed out?
    
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post #6 of 46
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Originally Posted by Sohryu76 View Post
have you played Directx 11 games like Metro 2033 Maxed out?
Most != all. I don't own Metro, so I can't say. Anything up to Crysis (in terms of hardware demand) was very playable maxed though.

Unless Metro's a game you're really, really into (from what I heard, it's not great), I can't see that warranting overspending on gpu power.
post #7 of 46
http://www.geforce.com/#/News/articl...the-new-8800gt
since ur upgrading from 8800 GT, that ^ makes perfect sense

btw the perf. difference between 560 and 570 is small while the price difference is large.
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post #8 of 46
Wait for Kepler.
Personally, I'm waiting for Kepler as well.
Honestly I may put off until Maxwell. Yes.. that is a crazy statement but I'm trying to hold off from wasting money until I get out of collage and or MCSE certified.
post #9 of 46
Since you are playing at 1080p and said that you don't mind skimping on AA then 560 becomes the clear choice in my mind unless price is of little concern, in which case of course get the faster card. One of the biggest benefits of the 570 in my opinion is it's extra VRAM that would give you a little bit more room to turn up the textures, AA and things like that for longer into the future at 1080p but I believe that both a 570 and an overclocked 560 should provide plenty of processing power at 1080p now and for some time into the future for all but the most demanding titles. A 560 at around 950MHz core matches well with a stock 570, and of course you can overclock the 570 to match stock 580 levels as well but it seems to me that if you were looking for something like that then you would know that you were looking for all the performance you could get, price be damned. But if bang for the buck is a consideration then the 560 being $70-$100 while still providing more than adequate performance for you would be the winner for me.
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post #10 of 46
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Most != all. I don't own Metro, so I can't say. Anything up to Crysis (in terms of hardware demand) was very playable maxed though.

Unless Metro's a game you're really, really into (from what I heard, it's not great), I can't see that warranting overspending on gpu power.
and when other games come out needing DirectX 11 support like Metro 2033 what then? Say... Battlefield 3?
    
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