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GTX 480 or GTX 560 Ti Which one??

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ok since i got my new psu(yesterday) i will be saving up for a new gpu also which will be either the 480 or the 560 Ti but idk which one to choose dont know which one is better also hope you guys can give me some advice

thanks in advance biggrin.gif
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post #2 of 24
480 is faster, but is louder and runs warmer.

560 is slightly slower (roughly the same as a 470), but is considerably quieter, and runs cooler.
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post #3 of 24
With that PSU I'd take the 480 over the 560 anyday
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post #4 of 24
The 480 is faster, so if it were to choose between them at the same price I'd take the 480 any day. The 480 is about as fast as a 570, but it consumes quite a bit more; your PSU can handle it.
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post #5 of 24
480 is the better card - no question. More VRAM, Cuda Cores, R.O.P.S etc! Will handle things like Tessalation and AA a lot better too.

480 will run hotter/louder though.

560 is much more power efficient, quieter and runs much cooler. It's about 15-20% behind the 480 in performance.

Both can be overclocked to reasonable levels - the 560 a little more.

However - with a 750w psu you'll be able to run 560 sli if you wanted too. Probably won't be able to run 2x480's off 750w very easily.

If you plan to go Sli in the future then get the 560 and another one at a later date. If only going single card then 480 would be better (if you can stand the noise/temps!).
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post #6 of 24
Considering you have no SLI support, I'd go for GTX480.
    
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post #7 of 24
A GTX 480 hands down..

It's faster and has more video memory..

My stock cooled Zotac GTX480 hits 850/1025MHz w/ 1075mV and never goes above 85C in games/3DMark 11/Heaven etc (with a custom fan profile and fan ramps p @ ~80%)..

And on those freq its even faster than stock GTX 580..

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thanks guys for the fast reply's might go for the 480 then biggrin.gif
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post #9 of 24
Definitly the 480, its much faster than the 560Ti, plus the larger frame buffer will help it at higher resolutions.
    
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post #10 of 24
http://www.geforce.com/#/Hardware/GPUs/geforce-gtx-560ti/performance. Hope this helps. the 480 is faster. Not by THAT much.. but it is faster. HOWEVER, the 560ti is a well known beast for overclocking, and is much MUCH cooler.
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