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http://www.overclock.net/hardware-ne...i-reviews.html

Yeah, 2000+ MHz on the shaders....

Nice pricing too:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...%20%28Fermi%29
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Crappy card at a crappy price. 20% more for a card that is only 5% faster than the 5770? Meh!
    
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...you obviously don't fold...
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...you obviously don't fold...
Yes, I do. On my lappy sometimes. If you're folding, CUDA cores matter more than clock speed. Given this, the GTX 460 768MB is easily better for folding since it's the same price.
    
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Yes, I do. On my lappy sometimes. If you're folding, CUDA cores matter more than clock speed. Given this, the GTX 460 768MB is easily better for folding since it's the same price.
Power consumption, temperature, and SHADER SPEED...go troll somewhere else please.
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We don't really know how this folds, and the GTX 460 would most likely be better anyway. But even then, you can just grab a used GTS 450 probably $100 or even less and that would be better PPD/per$ and 2 of those would only be $50 more than this yet offer loads more PPD. GTS 450s can overclock well too you know. Here in the UK the GTS 450 can be had for around £70 which is quite a lot less than this card will will be £120+ :/
    
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I think GTS 450 is very hard to beat at PPD/$$. You can find it as low as $90 AR at NewEgg.
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Fail pricing for a higher clocked GTS 450.
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Power consumption, temperature, and SHADER SPEED...go troll somewhere else please.
Now I'm a troll because you have no real argument? CUDA cores matter more than any of those you listed when it comes to folding. You'll get much higher PPD with the GTX 460 768MB and you can over-clock the shaders and core in that as well.

Only one that seems to be trolling is you, IMO.
    
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I can say that the 560 folds like a beast. If your looking into a new folding card. Thats just my opinion.
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