Published on 16th December 2010 by
Originally Posted by SchizoFrogAnother interesting thing will be if the 'mythical' GTX560 forces a price drop of the GTX460 cards. They already run at £140 for a 1GB version with a twin fan cooler... a little price drop would see these as a good SLi option. How would 2xGTX460 stack up against these 6950 cards?
Originally Posted by HustlerA 560 is amost certainly going to be as fast as the 470 and at least as quick as a 6950 and most likely cheaper.
Originally Posted by wuyanxu
for overclocking, ATI cards since 5000 have been locked by CCC. you can only increase frequency up to a certain point before having to use tricks to by pass the restriction, but the tricks will cost you power management on the card. so realistically, unless you throw your warranty out of the window by using custom BIOS, running these cards overclocked pass its restrictions is foolish. i know 5870 runs at 850MHz, is locked at 900MHz. 6970 runs at 880MHz, is locked at 950MHz.
doesn't have the high price tag of the HD 5970 2GB and GTX 570 1.3GB.
Originally Posted by imparGreetings!
What makes sense is wait for 28nm cards as long as your current card can handle the games you play.
Originally Posted by fingerbob69
^^^This! Unless your building/buying a unit right now or have a gpu die on you in the next 9/10 months or so I can see no good reason for up grading to any card from either side at the moment.
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