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Old January 27, 2011, 10:27 AM
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Default OC gtx 560 sli vs OC hd 6950 (with hd 6970 flash) cfx

first, i want to let you know... i will oc video card to its maximum... no stock... i still have time to find out because there is no oced sli or cfx review... i dont know if hwc will review oc part like gtx460 vs hd 6950 (except sli/cfx)

today ncix had sale

NCIX.com - Buy MSI GeForce GTX 560 Ti Twin Frozr OC 880MHZ 1GB GDDR5 Dual DVI Mini-HDMI DX11 PCI-E Video Card - N560GTX-TI Twin Frozr II/OC In Canada. for 250

NCIX.com - Buy XFX Radeon HD 6950 2GB GDDR5 PCI-E 2XDVI HDMI 2x Mini DisplayPort Video Card - HD695ACNFC In Canada. for 270

so my computer specification is still new :?

- hx1000
- i7 950
- asus sabretooth x58
- g.skill ripjaws 6gb 1600
- vertex 2 60gb
- seagate 7200.12 1tb
- plus watercooling parts

use dell u2711 (will order... probably u3011) at maximum resolution... and want to play some dx11 games...



MSI N560GTX-Ti Twin FROZR II Review - Overclockers Club just look at oced (1027/ results... pretty good against both oced hd 6970 (941/1520) and gtx570(785/1013)...

http://www.guru3d.com/article/gigaby...i-soc-review/1 (what if 1ghz would be looking like...) still no sli...
http://www.guru3d.com/article/geforc...ti-sli-review/ (sli but still not overclocking against hd6950...)


my knowledge msi gtx 560 ti (able to oc to 1ghz or even more) and is pretty equal to or excess than hd 6970 and gtx 570... i still dont see sli or cfx result ;[

but hd 6950 2gb can flash to hd 6970 then able hit 950mhz (limited?)... and cfx is much better than sli on some tests (aka hhd 6970 vs gtx580) from some reviews...

XFX Radeon 6970 and Radeon 6950 Graphics Card Review - CrossFire / Eyefinity vs SLI
Overclock3D :: Review :: Powercolor HD6970 Crossfire Review :: Alien vs Predator & Crysis Warhead
AMD Radeon HD 6970 & 6950 Debut: Enter Cayman - HotHardware

my real question is what if i oc hd 6950 (with 6970 flashed) and will it beat oced gtx 560 sli easily?

so which should i get?


btw 20cdn extra is not big deal to me (cfx for 40) but i also can get waterblock asap...
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Old January 27, 2011, 11:54 AM
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the 6950 all the way.
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Old January 27, 2011, 12:24 PM
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At U2711 & U3011 resolutions.. probably CF 6950.
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Old January 27, 2011, 01:25 PM
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I'm thinking of getting 6950 unlock cfx for my setup too. Would a 850wat be enough ??
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Old January 27, 2011, 01:32 PM
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I went with sli GB 560 Ti to run my triple monitor set up. Hopefully i'll get them within a reasonable amount of time, along with my rma'ed mobo.
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Old January 27, 2011, 01:41 PM
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dangtx, amd boy? ;p

ok i see that 2gb ram is really benefit for high resolution... according to many real-experience of ex-gtx570 and hd 6970 users...

arinoth, i would like to heard your result... especially your oc sli (at your highest resolution)


this []Nvidia's GeForce GTX 560 Ti graphics processor - The Tech Report - Page 7] review is also interesting to read... compare gigabyte soc to asus and msi... msi seems best one...and able to oc to over 1ghz very well...

and odd about that review... hd 6970 beat gtx 560 soc :\ probably occ's gtx560 with 1027 ghz is need to be equal to hd 6970...
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Well my highest resolution will be (1920x3)x1080 as i can't go back to single monitor gaming. Like i said i'll let you know their performance whenever i get them and my mobo in.
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Old January 27, 2011, 02:40 PM
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thats fine... ;p

and i also found 2gb version from palit at Palit- GTX 560 Ti 2GB (2048MB GDDR5)

hmmm....

and order it at canadian newegg for 280... Newegg.ca - Palit NE5X56T01142-1041F GeForce GTX 560 Ti (Fermi) 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

only found one review... but its very bad one...

Maximum PC | Palit GeForce GTX Sonic 2GB Review

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nope, i got all nv in the house minus a lost radeon or two..:p

the 6 series does a killing at higher resolutions. you cant go wrong.
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