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I was under the impression that the 570's extra power might make it viable to run a second low res monitor, but apparently I was wrong. (I have yet to see if the inability to downclock while running two diff res monitors is unique to the 570 or if it happens with all 4xx and 5xx series nvidias)
i can't comment on the nvidias but i know my ati doesn't down clock with a second monitor hooked up. anywhere from 5-8c gain in heat @ idle with second monitor, load temps are the same with one or both however.
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post #52 of 124
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sorry to butt in, but is that true (that the 6970 beats the 570?) ive only gone off benchmarks, but it seemed pretty even overall, with each card having better results in certain games
Yeah the 570 and 6970 trade blows depending on game. At 1080p or 1900x1200 the 570 is slightly faster overall but for 2560x1600 monitors or multi-monitor set-ups the 6970 is faster due to more vram.
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post #53 of 124
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http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/9291...led-570-a.html

Have you seen that thread? On post #1, there is a hidden link for " Dead Cards"

Many of them did not disable power limited and did not go over 1.1v
use your head and think....

how may of the results are fake ? how many are trolling ? you can't believe everything in the internet. What if someone posted that your family is gonna die tomorrow are you gonna believe that?

1 thing is for sure it's that only 4 phase vrm therefore dont be stupid and OC too much.
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that's odd. the only buyer's remorse i have is getting a 6950 instead of gtx 570. trade?
the only reason i said that is because there seems to be more issues with amd cards, as in stuttering etc, but as the drivers get better, so will the card no doubt. i've already noticed a huge improvement with the new 11.4 drivers. Performance wise, i think the 6950 was a good buy though especially because it can be unlocked, which i will only be doing if i come across a game i cant play at max settings
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I think the 560 is a great buy considering price per performance ratio. Anyways, I heard nothing but good things about this card as far as overclock potential.

The 570 is a stronger card but it's also a lot more expensive. The overclock potential on this card is good and bad due to recent reports of burnt cards.

I've seen reviews of the 560's, not sure if it's ref or non ref, but it seems to have a weak GPU cooler. The good thing about this card is the shorter length and price. The performance is somewhat close to a stock 570. If the 560 can overclock to a 580 performance then it's generally a better purchase than the 570, IMO.
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post #56 of 124
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If the 560 can overclock to a 580 performance then it's generally a better purchase than the 570, IMO.
What?
Ummm no.

And Ill take my 320bit 1280MB RAM GPU over a 256MB 1024MB GPU anyday.
570's scorch 560 Ti's. Single and SLi.
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the only reason i said that is because there seems to be more issues with amd cards, as in stuttering etc, but as the drivers get better, so will the card no doubt. i've already noticed a huge improvement with the new 11.4 drivers. Performance wise, i think the 6950 was a good buy though especially because it can be unlocked, which i will only be doing if i come across a game i cant play at max settings
Have you ran a dual card setup yet? I just SLI'd my 570 today and there are literally no microstutters at all that I noticed. I think the new drivers are winners now. Maybe it's time for microstutters to die all together!

Edit: Oh yeah and I totally recommend this board. SLI is incredible on it. I saw no increase in temps at all. Both are running 32 and 29 idle temps respectively atm on air. There is exactly one removable backpiece space between the cards. They don't overclock the same, but the drivers let them both run on different core clocks without syncing up to the same.
Edited by LivingChampion - 3/23/11 at 6:21pm
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570's scorch 560 Ti's. Single and SLi.
"Scorch?" Not really.



570 is ~16% faster at stock clocks. A 560 at 950MHz core or greater is roughly equal to a stock 570. Obviously the 570 is the stronger card, but we're not talking about a "night and day" difference here.
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"Scorch?" Not really.



570 is ~16% faster at stock clocks. A 560 at 950MHz core or greater is roughly equal to a stock 570. Obviously the 570 is the stronger card, but we're not talking about a "night and day" difference here.
Yeah he was obviously exaggerating, but I doubt the 560s will see 580 performance without massive water cooling.
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Benches that show 560 beating 570 are because stock clocks are huge on 560 and 570s are fairly conservative stock clocks. When overclocking each to their full potential, the 570 will obviously smash the 560
570's beat 560Ti's at factory clocks.


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"Scorch?" Not really.
At 1080P/1200P/1600P with AF/AF/MSAA, tessellation, PhsyX and other features turned on/maxed the gap widens a little.
Relative is an average of overall with games not maxed with their features.
Plus, many of those games are easy to run with todays GPU's.

And 570's overclock too.
Not to talk down 560Ti's. They are nice post-release product of the 570/580.
Newer is always cheaper.

But I am very happy with my GPU and I am NEVER going back to 1024MB VR.
I consider this 320bit 1280MB GPU just enough.
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