560 Ti FPB 1GB or 560 Ti 2GB?

JrFreak

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Hi all, which would you go for? I heard the extra ram would be helpful for higher resolutions. I'm going to start with a single 560, but then add one for SLI in the future. What is the FPB mean anyways?

Thanks.
 

rockxdude

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FPB: Free Performance Boost tested..

And yes extra RAM will boost the performance for higher resolution.
"it would be higher performance compared to a card with less memory when AA is enabled at higher resolutions "

If your monitor is 1080p then go for 2GB otherwise 1GB is sufficient...
 

gnomio

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the gtx 560ti doesnt have the horsepower to make use of 2gb. The 580 has the 570 in some circumstances has but not all

SURROUND-MEM-28.jpg

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The performance of graphics cards –be it in multi monitor, stereo 3D or single monitor setups- all comes down to a delicate balancing act. If the core can’t process information fast enough, doubling a card’s memory allotment won’t improve performance. Meanwhile, if bandwidth isn’t sufficient for the GPU’s output, a faster graphics engine will have no effect. As we saw throughout this article, the effectiveness of additional memory all comes down to a combination of in game settings and the GPU’s inherent ability to process rendering information.
http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum/hardware-canucks-reviews/47608-effect-gpu-memory-surround-stereo-3d-performance-7.html