Overclock.net › Forums › Graphics Cards › NVIDIA › Goodbye 6950. What's the best 560ti out there?
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Goodbye 6950. What's the best 560ti out there? - Page 3

post #21 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by OptimusCaik View Post
Surely does look awesome but I'm not the type of person that would spend $70 additional to get Crysis 2 stickers

I'm looking at the ones around $225-$240
Hmm was that sarcasim? Where are you buying evga 560,s for $225 ????
BIG DADDY!!!!!
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
I7-950 @ 4.0ghz HT EVGA-Classified-3 EVGA GTX-580 6GB Corsair Dom 2000MHZ 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
120GB Corsair Force-SSD--2TB-WD-BLACK windows7-HP Lg 24 inch RAZER. BLACKWIDOW ULTIMATE 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair-AX1200 HAF-X-942 RAZER-LACHESIS-5600 Steelseries QCK 
  hide details  
Reply
BIG DADDY!!!!!
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
I7-950 @ 4.0ghz HT EVGA-Classified-3 EVGA GTX-580 6GB Corsair Dom 2000MHZ 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
120GB Corsair Force-SSD--2TB-WD-BLACK windows7-HP Lg 24 inch RAZER. BLACKWIDOW ULTIMATE 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair-AX1200 HAF-X-942 RAZER-LACHESIS-5600 Steelseries QCK 
  hide details  
Reply
post #22 of 28
I'm a huge fan of EVGA due to warrenty, customer service, as well they are just a solid product. I've tryed most major brands out there and found that I like evga the best by far. You really can't go wrong with the brand.
Eva
(22 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
4790k MSi z97 Gaming 7 Evga GTX 970 sc ACX 2.0 Corsair Vengeance Pro 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Samsung 850 Samsung 840 Samsung spinpoint f3 Corsair H110i GTX 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
Corsair Air series AF140 fans windows 10 64bit Asus VG248QE Acer G226HQL 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Blackwidow 2013 corsair HX1000w Fractal Design Define S Razer Nage 2014 
Mouse PadAudioAudioOther
GG Gaming extended mouse mat  Audio Technica ATH-M40x Creative Labs 2.1 Speakers Blue Yeti Blackout Mic 
Other
Neewer Mic stand 
  hide details  
Reply
Eva
(22 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
4790k MSi z97 Gaming 7 Evga GTX 970 sc ACX 2.0 Corsair Vengeance Pro 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Samsung 850 Samsung 840 Samsung spinpoint f3 Corsair H110i GTX 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
Corsair Air series AF140 fans windows 10 64bit Asus VG248QE Acer G226HQL 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Blackwidow 2013 corsair HX1000w Fractal Design Define S Razer Nage 2014 
Mouse PadAudioAudioOther
GG Gaming extended mouse mat  Audio Technica ATH-M40x Creative Labs 2.1 Speakers Blue Yeti Blackout Mic 
Other
Neewer Mic stand 
  hide details  
Reply
post #23 of 28
Sounds like you have a bad 6950. What not just RMA and get another? Its a superior card to the GTX 560.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-2500k @ 4300Mhz Biostar TP67XE Waiting to buy a new one 8GB 1600Mhz 7-8-7-21 1T 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 840 SSD [250GB] Antec H20 620 Windows 7 x64 Acer S242HL 
PowerCase
Thermaltake 775W NZXT Phantom [White] 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-2500k @ 4300Mhz Biostar TP67XE Waiting to buy a new one 8GB 1600Mhz 7-8-7-21 1T 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 840 SSD [250GB] Antec H20 620 Windows 7 x64 Acer S242HL 
PowerCase
Thermaltake 775W NZXT Phantom [White] 
  hide details  
Reply
post #24 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by BKsMassive View Post
Not really. Them things run hot.

GTX560 run ice cold. means you can overclock to 1.1Ghz!
Worst comparison ever. First off they're both high performance graphics cards, they're going to run hot. Ice cold you say? That's pretty cold bro. Your reply doesn't even argue with who you quoted, when were we ever talking about temperatures anyways. 6950 2gb is a faster chip, of course it's going to run a little warmer. And you can unlock them and take the right card to ~1ghz. "Insert devil smiley"

Second, show me a screenshot of a stable, kombuster approved, stock cooled 560 @ 1.1. Not happening. Gigabytes SOC 1ghz SUPER BINNED 560's are having trouble at 1ghz, let alone 1.1

Now that that's out of the way, OP: Try different sets of drivers with your new 6950.. What driver are you using now?
Heat
(14 items)
 
Asus G73JH
(9 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 3770K @ 4600mhz Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H eVGA GTX 980 eVGA GTX 980 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Team 8gb @ 2400mhz  SSDs LiteOn H70Core/ Ultra Kaze PP 
OSPowerCase
W7 Ultimate X64 PCP&C MKII 950W CM Storm Scout 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 720 Asus HD5870M 6gb Triple Channel 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
500gb Asus Dual Fans W7 17.3" 
Mouse
Razer Orochi 
  hide details  
Reply
Heat
(14 items)
 
Asus G73JH
(9 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 3770K @ 4600mhz Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H eVGA GTX 980 eVGA GTX 980 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Team 8gb @ 2400mhz  SSDs LiteOn H70Core/ Ultra Kaze PP 
OSPowerCase
W7 Ultimate X64 PCP&C MKII 950W CM Storm Scout 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 720 Asus HD5870M 6gb Triple Channel 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
500gb Asus Dual Fans W7 17.3" 
Mouse
Razer Orochi 
  hide details  
Reply
post #25 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by FLCLimax View Post
power supply or driver fail. lightning doesn't strike twice.
I'd agree with this.

Quote:
Originally Posted by BKsMassive View Post
Not really. Them things run hot.

GTX560 run ice cold. means you can overclock to 1.1Ghz!
My 6950 never goes above 65 degrees with 1536 shaders and 940/1325 - It's actually the coolest card I've ever had.
space heater
(29 items)
 
S-HVH-01
(11 items)
 
PfSense
(5 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 2500k 4.7GHz  Asus P8P67 Pro(B3) 2 x Club3D 280X 3GB 16GB g.skill 1600MHz C9 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB 4 x 2TB Barracudas in RAID10 2 x WD Blue 1TB RAID0 2 x 3TB Seagate Barracuda 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
8 x 146GB HP 10k SAS - various RAID levels RAID Controller LSI 9260-8i 512MB LiteOn IHAS124 Noctua NH-D15 
OSMonitorMonitorMonitor
8.1 Enterprise Acer GD245HQ (120hz) LG W2420P LG IPS231P 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
HP ZR24w LG 32LH3000 (w/IPS) Razer Blackwidow Antec TruePower New 750W 
CaseMouseAudioAudio
Corsair 750D Modified original G5 Asus Xonar PCIe Sennheiser HD595 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Tannoy Mercury 5 NAD C165BEE Bowers & Wilkins 683 Cambridge Audio DACMagic+ 
CPUCPUMotherboardRAM
Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2630 v3 (20M Cache, 2... Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2630 v3 (20M Cache, 2... Lenovo RD650 128GB DDR4 ECC REG 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
720ix 12Gbps SAS RAID Controller with 1GB FBWC RAID 0 - 2 x Intel S3500 120GB SSD (deduped VHD... Intel 530 120GB SSD RAID 10 - 8 x Seagate 146GB 10k SAS  
OSPowerCase
Windows Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 2 x LiteION 750W 80PLUS Platinum RD650 24x2.5" chassis 
CPURAMHard DriveOS
Intel® Xeon® Processor X5650  8GB ECC 2 x 146GB SCSI RAID1 PfSense 2.2b 
Other
Intel 4 x 1GbE 
  hide details  
Reply
space heater
(29 items)
 
S-HVH-01
(11 items)
 
PfSense
(5 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 2500k 4.7GHz  Asus P8P67 Pro(B3) 2 x Club3D 280X 3GB 16GB g.skill 1600MHz C9 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB 4 x 2TB Barracudas in RAID10 2 x WD Blue 1TB RAID0 2 x 3TB Seagate Barracuda 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
8 x 146GB HP 10k SAS - various RAID levels RAID Controller LSI 9260-8i 512MB LiteOn IHAS124 Noctua NH-D15 
OSMonitorMonitorMonitor
8.1 Enterprise Acer GD245HQ (120hz) LG W2420P LG IPS231P 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
HP ZR24w LG 32LH3000 (w/IPS) Razer Blackwidow Antec TruePower New 750W 
CaseMouseAudioAudio
Corsair 750D Modified original G5 Asus Xonar PCIe Sennheiser HD595 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Tannoy Mercury 5 NAD C165BEE Bowers & Wilkins 683 Cambridge Audio DACMagic+ 
CPUCPUMotherboardRAM
Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2630 v3 (20M Cache, 2... Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2630 v3 (20M Cache, 2... Lenovo RD650 128GB DDR4 ECC REG 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
720ix 12Gbps SAS RAID Controller with 1GB FBWC RAID 0 - 2 x Intel S3500 120GB SSD (deduped VHD... Intel 530 120GB SSD RAID 10 - 8 x Seagate 146GB 10k SAS  
OSPowerCase
Windows Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 2 x LiteION 750W 80PLUS Platinum RD650 24x2.5" chassis 
CPURAMHard DriveOS
Intel® Xeon® Processor X5650  8GB ECC 2 x 146GB SCSI RAID1 PfSense 2.2b 
Other
Intel 4 x 1GbE 
  hide details  
Reply
post #26 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by BKsMassive View Post
Not really. Them things run hot.

GTX560 run ice cold. means you can overclock to 1.1Ghz!
Check the OC review on the 560ti, I saw that to make it as good as the 6950 you will need to clock it to like 950 or 1.0 ghz and thats just the stock clocks of the 6950.

Back on topic OP I would deff RMA that card then sell it if u really need to get a NVIDIA card.
Stealth Assassin
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 6600K Asus ROG Maximus VIII Hero Alpha EVGA 980ti Classified  Corsair LPX DDR4 3000 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
Samsung 850 Pro Noctua D15s Cooler Master Silencio PWM 120MM 2400RPM Cooler Master Silencio PWM 120MM 1400RPM 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 Samsung Curved S34E790C Corsair Strafe RGB EVGA SuperNOVA P2 650w 
CaseMouseAudioAudio
Master Case 5 Corsair Scimitar Sennheiser HD 558 Corsair Void USB 
  hide details  
Reply
Stealth Assassin
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 6600K Asus ROG Maximus VIII Hero Alpha EVGA 980ti Classified  Corsair LPX DDR4 3000 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
Samsung 850 Pro Noctua D15s Cooler Master Silencio PWM 120MM 2400RPM Cooler Master Silencio PWM 120MM 1400RPM 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 Samsung Curved S34E790C Corsair Strafe RGB EVGA SuperNOVA P2 650w 
CaseMouseAudioAudio
Master Case 5 Corsair Scimitar Sennheiser HD 558 Corsair Void USB 
  hide details  
Reply
post #27 of 28
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Razi3l View Post
Sounds like you have a bad 6950. What not just RMA and get another? Its a superior card to the GTX 560.

I have a 23" monitor.. I was going to go with an Eyefinity setup with the 6950 but I didn't. And I'm very busy, I hardly ever get to go home and actually play on it. I may actually just get a GTX 460 and overclock that.
Skyline
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
|B55 3.6| |Gigabyte MA770UD3| |GTX460SE 900/2000| |4GB G.Skill 1600| 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
|1Tb 7200rpm| |W7u 64bit| |23" Acer LED| |Hec-X Pro 750w| 
Case
|Blitz Mid-Tower| 
  hide details  
Reply
Skyline
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
|B55 3.6| |Gigabyte MA770UD3| |GTX460SE 900/2000| |4GB G.Skill 1600| 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
|1Tb 7200rpm| |W7u 64bit| |23" Acer LED| |Hec-X Pro 750w| 
Case
|Blitz Mid-Tower| 
  hide details  
Reply
post #28 of 28
Of course, I am biased, but I would suggest the msi tf2. It's about the same price as the ref. cards, and it comes with the awesome cooler already.

I'm in need of a new psu, but right now it's clocked to 1025mhz@1.07v and I'm getting 91fps on dirt2 with max/ultimae settings 1920x1080.
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500k - 4.8ghz @1.35v p67a-g45 MSI gtx560ti 2x2 patriot viper 1600mhz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
3 WD's - 1.7TB Total Win7 Ultimate ViewSonic 2702@1920x1080 & Mitsu 65" @1920x1080 BFG ls550 
Case
800D Obsidian 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500k - 4.8ghz @1.35v p67a-g45 MSI gtx560ti 2x2 patriot viper 1600mhz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
3 WD's - 1.7TB Total Win7 Ultimate ViewSonic 2702@1920x1080 & Mitsu 65" @1920x1080 BFG ls550 
Case
800D Obsidian 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: NVIDIA
Overclock.net › Forums › Graphics Cards › NVIDIA › Goodbye 6950. What's the best 560ti out there?