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Ati HD6950 or GTX560 Ti

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by Mockingjay, Jun 29, 2012.

  1. Mockingjay New Member

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    Hello guys. I just read both reviews of both graphic cards, and I don't know which I should take , because my card it's starting to crash sometimes, and then I cannot play properly, so I need a huge change. I'm competitive gamer of BF3 and TF2, so I need stable FPS in both games.

    Actually this is my configuration of my PC.

    Intel Core i5 750 @ 2.67 GHz
    Gigabyte P55A-UD3R
    W.D HDD 500 GB
    Kingston DDR3 4GB
    Thermaltake V3 Negra
    Gybabyte Odin 720W OEM
    Thermaltake Contac 29
    ATI HD5770 ASUS CORE
    BENQ V920 18.5 Panorámico LED 1366x768

    I just have some problems with my ATI since I bought it, like an error and then crashes.
    What u would take in that situation? I'm not fanboy of any of both companies, so I need the best power.

    I'm student, so...I cannot buy an expensive one, so...take count of that as well.

    Thanks for reading :DD Hope to see answers.

    Cheers

    Mike "Mockingjay"
     
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    Well I would like to spend less than 225 euros in this videocard. I don't know what edition I should take, what u would recommend me?
     
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    I take a look at your "Odin 720W" and with 18A @ 12V Rail i would stick with a normal 560ti or the 7850.

    The 6950 @ stock probably work too but if you "unlock" to 6970 not so sure, and that was one of the advantages over the 560´s/7850´s.

    You can find a few 7850 reference cards below the 220€, and some 560ti around 190/200€.

    But if it was up to me I would go with 7850, it runs cool, good power consumption and performs very well for what you pay.
     
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    Normal 6950 uses less power than 560ti. 7850 uses half power while being a little faster @ stock than both and once you oc it becomes much faster so buy the cheapest that has custom cooling.
     
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    I myself have the 6950 but in your case get the 7850. Take in what darkocean said. He gave you a reason to jump to a 7850 but it's just that you game at a lower res, but if you want an all out smooth frame rate with your current monitor for some time then go for the 6870. You can still find those and they are great for your system.
     
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    So you recommend me buy Ati HD7850. Oke, the problem is just that I don't know any website where to buy it, because already Google knows that I'm spanish so it's searching spanish webs, and...yeah in spain we have higher costs. So...what u would recommend me?

    And btw, about the ensambler, what u think, MSI, Sapphire, XFX, Gigabyte...?
     
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    try looking for a 6870. I can't really help you because you are in spain and im not so good about any websites there. sorry.
     
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    I have a 6950 2gb unlocked and I get about 2-4% faster than the 560TI 2GB stock but with the 560TI oced they are about the same.
     
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    No no you didn't get me xDDD I would like to get NO SPANISH websites, In spain there're higher prices, so I would like to get some websites to see what's around haha.
     
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    7850 is just under those 2 cards at stock- overclocked the 7850 reference model I just got to 1000 core/1350 memory and it jumped right over them, even stayed under 60C for temps when I benched it. :toast:
     
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    well , the last year i have bring my 6950 1gb at 219€ , at the same price if you search , the 2gb model are at the same price,im in italy (i dont have the 2gb model why my actual case dont have enough space), if you have to play at this low res ,the 6870 is good , but if you need high fps the 6950 or gxt 560 ti are both good ,like the others tell you , the 7850 is good for price , low power consumption and if you oc , go better then both cards ,if you find a good price go to the 7850, and you see a big gain in performance over the 5770 xd
     
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    tough one, i have both...

    on saints row 3 using FRAPS, it seems that the 560ti is slightly faster, but the 6950 i think may look slightly better.
    on a 4Ghz 1100t...

    (BTW The 3dmark sysinfo has the memory speed of the cpu ram as 667, i have set it at 800 in bios)


    amd6950 3dmark11 (sapphire 880/1300) p5297
    http://3dmark.com/3dm11/2965745

    nv560ti 3dmark11 (gigabyte 925/1050). p5040
    http://3dmark.com/3dm11/2860781

    nv560ti 3dmark11 (pny 823/1004) p4468
    http://3dmark.com/3dm11/3591278

    amd7950 3dmark11 (sapphire 900/1250) p6815
    http://3dmark.com/3dm11/2951971



    i don't game much, but when ever i switch to the nvidia to play a game.. it seems than nvidia is faster... benchmarks do not lie right? or is it perception does not lie?
     
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    The HD 7850 will be good because my friend also have this card and trust me with it's ocing features you will be impresed i can even oc it to 1320Core and 5900Memory with just 86C temp at full load!
     
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    only 86c full load? Thats a bit high man.

    If i were the OP id get the 7850 now or wait a few weeks for the GTX660ti
     
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    whats the point of getting the 7850 if the op has a low res monitor? 1366x768? a 7850 is too high. He should save his money on something else.
     
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    Not sure, but I could save money buying HD6950 and thenn in the Christmas buy a new monitor maybe. Well not sure, because i would like to start saving money to the i49 :D
     
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    Well get what everybody is telling you to get, 7850, if you say you are goin to buy a new monitor. Im also a student so saving up to buy parts is hard when you have to buy books or pay tuition or both. You can also wait for the upcoming series like the 660ti or 8850. Good luck man.
     
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    Well gonna buy HD7850 , how much could cost me buying it in London or foreign country instead Spain? And btw, what u think about my core? Could I use it for a long time? Is enough power for me?
     
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    Your cpu is fine. You could use it for as long as they last. I don't think you will be bottlenecked. Idk about how much would it cost you but look up where DarkOcean said. Check there
     
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    Hello guys. I was really close of buying Ati HD7850 but I was watching reviews and I have the feeling that the power of the HD7850 is too high for me. I mean I have 1366x768 monitor so I cannot approach full-power of the card, and not sure if I gonna change my monitor because I already doesn't need it. Anyways I'm not sure if I have to save 50 euros more to buy a card which I don't know if I gonna approach at 100% Maybe I could get the alternative, and get the GTX560 Ti, and save this 50 euros to...for example go Insomnia i49 next year. What u think guys?...
     
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    If that's the case you can pick up a 6850 or 7770 they both require fairly low power, are cheaper, and would be a healthy step up from your current 5770 at your resolution.
     
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