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Discussion in 'NVIDIA' started by MxPhenom 216, Jan 25, 2011.

  1. MxPhenom 216

    MxPhenom 216 Corsair Fanboy

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    So ive been online looking at all the GTX560Ti reviews and so far they all kick my overclocked 470s ass! So im thinking about ditching my 470 and getting the Twin Frozr 560Ti now and then later when more games come out like Skyrim, Crysis 2, etc then get another for sli. How does that sound. i mean the Twin Frozr is $250 on the egg right now. seems like a worthy upgrade to me.

    I also want something that runs cooler, quieter, and more efficient.
     
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    Has the Wizz done a review yet? I honestly can't see a 560 kicking a 470s butt.
     
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    it does. Hes done like 4 of them on reference and then 3 on non reference and then i looked that one over at hardware canucks
     
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    Yeah man. You need that extra 8% average improvement. And after you sell your 470, it will only cost an extra $50 or $60 bucks. That is win all the way.

    *Sarcasm is fun.
     
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    Then that's an impressive overhaul. Gawd my sli 285s are looking old.....
    Edit: why not wait for 570 price drop?
     
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    maybe i will
     
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    As you have a 470 why not wait for the 28nm GPU (Kepler)

    [​IMG] <-- nvidia conference last September
     
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    There is no information about Kepler yet, so it will either not make it this year or is too far off to wait for if you need the upgrade.
     
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    28nm will be here by next Christmas. I will guaranty that. Question is, does one want to wait that long?
     
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    gtx 500 cooler than gtx470/480 (460 is the xception)

    read Wizz reviews over the GTX560 and youll see........ gtx560 is great.:D
     
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    I've been looking all over, and my MSI twin frozr II 470's are just about on par with the 560's. They're slightly slower than the 560's, but just not worth the trouble for me for the slight increase in preformance. I'd rather save up and go with the Z67 sandy bridge motherboard/CPU upgrade in a few months instead.
     
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    wow i'm really tempted to get one... its only $50usd more than what i got picked out for my upgrades when my tax returns come in... would an Athlon II X4 be a bottleneck? (2.8ghz stock... may OC to 3.4 with a better cooler later)
     
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    I was contemplating that as well. ditching my 920 for a 2600k
     
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    Now that i look at it. the 6950 in the $250 range would be the only worthy upgrade.
     
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    thats what i was wondering as well. GTX560 sli looks awesome
     

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