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Old 10-18-2011, 09:54 PM   #16
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Saw the 560ti at bizrate for a very good price, 113 bucks. Was wondering if this is a too good to be true scenario. Any thoughts?


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Old 10-18-2011, 10:46 PM   #17
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the reason it's so cheap is cause it's the 550 ti and not the 560 ti

that card is fine to play BF3 with, but not the greatest. it should play on the Mid settings easily with it.

http://www.compusa.com/applications/...841&CatId=3585
This is the card I got, it's awesome, it's already overclocked and you can keep overclocking it more, I upped the proformance with it by 25% and it still doesn't overheat, it stays under 35C while idle. At the normal settings that it came with, it never went higher than 40 C while playing games.

But it's massive, I was lucky to fit it in my chassis, but I had to reroute all the wires, take out some stuff and move the HDD, that's how big it is! But luckily the power ports in it are facing to the side so it was easy to get the power cords into it.
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Old 10-18-2011, 11:10 PM   #18
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Dont go anywhere near the 550. Way too weak. As for 560ti this is the one I have. Quietest and coolest running of the 560 cards.

http://www.compusa.com/applications/...406&CatId=3669


Or spend just a little extra and get the overclocked version. $20 for 10-15fps extra is pretty good when you think about it. I mean would you rather a game run at 25fps or 35-40? Huge increase.
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Old 10-19-2011, 03:18 AM   #19
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quick correction Al ... this is the 560ti to get

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814125401
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Old 10-19-2011, 03:19 AM   #20
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Old 10-19-2011, 03:20 AM   #21
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indeed .. the best 560ti (IMO) and a free copy of batman
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Cant argue with that. But although I'm a gigabyte whore, their video cards have been a little dodgy.
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Old 10-19-2011, 04:22 AM   #23
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yeah it was a toss up between the gigabyte and the msi card .. went for the gigabyte in the end as it was 20 cheaper in a sale .. only way i could pick tbh
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Old 10-19-2011, 09:30 AM   #24
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Crap. I did a search for 560 ti and they stuck a 550 in and I didn't notice. I was up late last night.
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Old 10-19-2011, 09:58 AM   #25
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Old 10-19-2011, 10:05 AM   #26
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Oh I didn't buy it. I was tired but still alert enough to think it was too good to be true. That's why I posted here first.
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Old 10-21-2011, 07:31 PM   #27
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I ended up going for the 570 in my new build because I'm a mega snob. The free copy of Arkham City helped sweeten the deal.
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