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Hi,I haven't shopped for a graphics card in awhile & am looking for the best performing mid-range budget card.
MSI Twin Frozr II GTX560Ti?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-565-_-Product
MSI Twin Frozr II HD6870?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127545
Or please recommend anything else if these two don't even compare. Thx ahead of time.
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Get the GTX 560 Ti. Comparison of two cards.
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Get the GTX 560 Ti. Comparison of two cards.
Yeah,there's a large difference with some games,and not so much with others.
Does brand matter with the GTX560Ti?
I found a Gigabyte card, which was slightly cheaper.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-363-_-Product
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Originally Posted by Heavy MG View Post
Yeah,there's a large difference with some games,and not so much with others.
Does brand matter with the GTX560Ti?
I found a Gigabyte card, which was slightly cheaper.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-363-_-Product
Not really, i got mine oc to 975 mhz . not the best but still pretty fast
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Originally Posted by Heavy MG View Post
Yeah,there's a large difference with some games,and not so much with others.
Does brand matter with the GTX560Ti?
I found a Gigabyte card, which was slightly cheaper.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-363-_-Product
It'd still say it's worth it due to the large gap it holds in some games.

The Gigabyte should run nice and cool, good design.
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Not really, i got mine oc to 975 mhz . not the best but still pretty fast
A gigabyte? Not a bad OC at all,stock appears to be 822Mhz on these GTX560Ti cards.
Quote:
Originally Posted by razr m3 View Post
It'd still say it's worth it due to the large gap it holds in some games.

The Gigabyte should run nice and cool, good design.
Well thank you both for the answers.
I like the non-reference cooler design,Gigabyte's and the MSI look really similar,though the MSI card has a higher buying rate and better reviews.
Are temps and noise about the same with the MSI & Gigabyte?
Edited by Heavy MG - 4/15/11 at 4:02pm
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Not as much difference with the latest drivers for the 6870 which are superb and if you ever want to run dual cards, the 6870 CF at near 100% scaling will win. Please no one post 3 month old benches as they are now irrelevant. The 6000 series has really acheived lately with improved drivers.

One card go with the 560. Dual Cards, 6870!
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Originally Posted by Electroneng View Post
Not as much difference with the latest drivers for the 6870 which are superb and if you ever want to run dual cards, the 6870 CF at near 100% scaling will win. Please no one post 3 month old benches as they are now irrelevant. The 6000 series has really acheived lately with improved drivers.

One card go with the 560. Dual Cards, 6870!
They are good cards but they dont overclock anywhere near to the level of a 560. I had 2 of them, they were ok but rather disappointing in the OC department.
 
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I'd say o with the 6870.
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Definitely the gtx 560. Much better card overall. I've owned both by the way.
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