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The New NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti GPU Pwns the Gamer's Sweet Spot

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Last summer, NVIDIA astounded gamers with the introduction of the GeForce GTX 460 GPU, which editors called "an incredible value". Flash forward 5 months later, and NVIDIA is set to do it again with the immediate availability of the new GeForce GTX 560 Ti GPU. With average performance that is 33% faster, overclocking headroom that is off the charts, and a performance per watt that puts competitive products to shame, the GeForce GTX 560 Ti is further proof as to why GeForce GTX GPUs are favored by PC gamers worldwide.

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In future, can we avoid using "Pwns" as if it was a word please. Or, if you're sent a press release and can't be bothered to edit it, just replace all the words that are underlined in red in MS Word and that aren't a brand name with "[Gibberish here]". Thanks.
 
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AAvailability?
 

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All hail the GTX 560! I tend to buy multiple cards, so I will have to wait for them to come down in price. Hopefully this will be well before EOL for the product. Let the pricing games begin:laugh:.

BTW... Not only does this card PWN, but it is very LEET as well.:roll:
 
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Yeah an editing of this lame-ass marketing line would have been appreciated.
 
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Last time i checked 6950 1GB was a better buy...
This one is just a less power consuming, quieter, 10 bucks cheaper GTX 470
 
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Pwns the Gamer's Sweet Spot?
Nah.

HD6950 is some 10% faster, consumes 20W less power and costs less than 10% more. And once the announced HD6-series price cut comes to effect...

And then we have HD6870 which has way higher perf/buck than GTX560.
 
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just sucks theres no soft mods!
 
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a performance per watt that puts competitive products to shame
LOL what? :laugh:
As far as I can see even the 5970 edges out this card in performance/watt. :respect:
(Except in things like Unigine)
 
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Let's hope my eyes don't pop! Or is that a feature? LOL

Marketing own-goal. We have all been looking forward to the launch of this card... but already the marketing department is the focus of our criticisms, and we aren't excited about the card!

Let them fall on their swords. Or as Miller and Armstrong would say: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=62H8iJxS-3Q&feature=related
 
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I pwned my gamer's sweet spot last night.:nutkick:. Seriously, why use the word PWN in an official marketing press release. The card is okay, but spelling and grammar are equally important.
 

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I pwned my gamer's sweet spot last night.:nutkick:. Seriously, why use the word PWN in an official marketing press release. The card is okay, but spelling and grammar are equally important.
Well PWN means shit but it's what you read it as and thats what they want even though it's bullshit which is likely why they use the word.
 
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I don't see the apparent devastation it is causing in terms of energy efficiency?:wtf:
The only (competition's) current generation card it beat is the 6970, and that's by 2%. Unless they're talking about it pwning the GTX570 & 580 which it beats by >10%.:laugh:


Anyway, despite it being way, wa...y overhyped in marketing, it is a good looking card and I like the ripple effect it's causing in prices. I just wish the price drops affected Southern Africa sooner, I'm buying the 6950 tomorrow.
Ha ha ha, come to think of it, even in prices it's not really doing as much damage as they're proclaiming. Oh well, that's marketing for you...:rolleyes:
 
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I'm honestly having a VERY hard time deciding if I want this card for my next MAIN gpu @ $250 it has good performance but @ $290 a reference 6950 2gb model that can possibly unlock to a 6970 seems like it may be a better deal and on the other hand a 5850 @ $180 with a $50 MIR seems better yet...tbh a 5770 would work fine for me but I'd like little more power and @ roughly the same price a 5850 could be had but if I'm gonna spend that much why not spend $60 and just get a 560 ti........dammit I have 8 days to decide hopefully some prices will drop by then