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Goodbye 6950. What's the best 560ti out there?

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Should I go for an EVGA GTX 560ti or a Galaxy 560ti? I plan on overclocking it to get it on par with the 6950 2GB or better.
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EVGA because of better customer service and support, although Galaxy isn't too far behind.

Btw why are you bidding goodbye to your lovely 2Gb 6950? Those things thrash the 560 Ti.
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What happened to the 6950?

I would get one with aftermarket cooler, like the MSI 560 Ti Twin Frozr II
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Hi, I'm planning to upgrade graphics card soon. What problems did you have with the 6950 that made you change to green? Did you try unlocking to 6970?

thanks.
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post #5 of 28
You didn't try unlocking your 6950 to a 6970?

But Asus 560ti would be a good choice.
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u blew it up din you? lol
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I got a Gigabyte 6850 Overclocked-- it crashed plenty and froze on Crysis 1's last level. Then I decided to up my game and get a Sapphire 6950 2GB but the amount of black squares (at idle and full load) and ridiculous 3D deformation in every game along with crashing makes me think it's just another ****ty Radeon. I may just be very unlucky but I'd like to try something else and I'm running on just one screen, don't need that much VRAM.
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post #8 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mannerheim View Post
Btw why are you bidding goodbye to your lovely 2Gb 6950? Those things thrash the 560 Ti.
Not really. Them things run hot.

GTX560 run ice cold. means you can overclock to 1.1Ghz!
    
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u blew it up din you? lol
Absolutely not. Completely stock 6950 2GB, no overclocking, no shader unlocking, no bios changes, no nothing.
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Originally Posted by OptimusCaik View Post
I got a Gigabyte 6850 Overclocked-- it crashed plenty and froze on Crysis 1's last level. Then I decided to up my game and get a Sapphire 6950 2GB but the amount of black squares (at idle and full load) and ridiculous 3D deformation in every game along with crashing makes me think it's just another ****ty Radeon. I may just be very unlucky but I'd like to try something else and I'm running on just one screen, don't need that much VRAM.
that sucks man, I don't have any of those problems
and I have the Sapphire 6950 2Gig OC'd up
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