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Windows 7: card vs. card

16 Oct 2011   #1
soulfood

XP windows Professional
 
 
card vs. card

which is better the GTX 560 Ti(830MHz) or the GTX 560 TOP(925MHz) ? are they pretty much the same, besides the MHz and cost ? which isn't that much. thanx


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16 Oct 2011   #2
Maguscreed

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 x64
 
 

The top allows for more aggressive shader processing from what I understand, it's not an enormous difference though.
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16 Oct 2011   #3
Wishmaster

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Perhaps I am mistaken, but I had a slightly different understanding.

Memory speeds itself has very little impact overall.
The core speed is where the most benefits come from, but... Core speed is also linked to Shader Speed.
So as core speed goes up, so does shader speed.


If core speed is the only difference, just go with the one you like best.
You can, if you want, OC the core yourself.
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17 Oct 2011   #4
Maguscreed

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 x64
 
 

well shaders are dependent on streams as well, but especially when you are talking about nvidia gpu time is generally being eaten into by physx (even if the game doesn't support it) and AA processing. Shaders are like a far down 3rd in priority for actual processor time.
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