GTX 560 2GB vs GTX 560 Ti 1GB

fatfingertony

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Hello,

Just wondering what makes more sense, a GTX 560 with 2GB RAM, or a GTX 560 Ti with 1GB RAM. Looks like they're the same price. Is double the RAM or more processors better for today's games? (Skyrim, Rage, etc)
 

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What resolution do you play games at?

If you use 1920x1080 or less then the 560Ti will be the better card for you, as you can see in the benchmarks below the Ti performs slightly better than the 560. 2GB will be usefull for resolutions higher than 1920x1080.

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/geforce-gtx-560-amp-edition-gtx-560-directcu-ii-top,2944-8.html
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/geforce-gtx-560-amp-edition-gtx-560-directcu-ii-top,2944-6.html
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/geforce-gtx-560-amp-edition-gtx-560-directcu-ii-top,2944-10.html
 

fatfingertony

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Thanks for the quick replies everyone!

I'd like to run the full res of my monitor, 1920 x 1200.

So I'm thinking this card then:

EVGA SuperClocked 01G-P3-1563-AR GeForce GTX 560 Ti (Fermi) 1GB

NewEgg has them for $230 after rebate. I've had good success with EVGA in the past. Do you agree or like a different 560Ti better?

Thanks,
 

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d1rtyju1c3

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Sorry I get ahead of myself when new hardware is released. I have a couple of Galaxy GTX560 ti's running in sli and have had no problems. I bought them for the look but but I have no complaints about the performance. They have a great cooler design. The only thing I dont like about them is they dont exhaust all the air out of the case, but just about any card that doesnt use the reference cooler exhausts some air inside the case.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=14-162-074&SortField=0&SummaryType=0&Pagesize=10&PurchaseMark=&SelectedRating=-1&VideoOnlyMark=False&VendorMark=&IsFeedbackTab=true&Page=4#scrollFullInfo

The good thing is they are 199.99 after mail in rebate.