NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti Overview
Andy Ruffell / 8 years ago
Well it looks like it’s finally on its way; NVIDIA’s new GeForce GTX 560 Ti is slowly starting to arrive on the European market, with some sellers already listing it as available.
So, as NVIDIA’s answer to AMD’s Radeon HD 6950 what does it have under the bonnet? Well the core is basically a reworked version of the GTX 460’s GF104 core and is called the GF114. It boasts 384 pixel shaders, 64 texture units and has a power rating of 180W; 20W lower than the Radeon 6950. As for speed, stock settings have the card with a core clock of around 823MHz and the shaders at 1646MHz. Meanwhile the 1GB frame buffer runs at about 4GHz and connects to the GPU by means of a 256-bit bus.
Naturally a flock of factory overclocked versions with custom coolers will likely be hitting the market soon after the standard model becomes widely available and if the current juicy rumours are true (some overclocks already kicking the card up to 880MHz/4.2GHz and 1GHz/4.58GHz) that’s definitely something to look out for.
Finally, as far as price is concerned, it looks like the base-level card will set you back about £200. This can rise to about £270 depending on which company you choose for a tweaked version. Currently, your best bet for a supplier would be scan.co.uk with dabs.com, novatech.co.uk and ebuyer.com all offering a selection of pre-orderable cards.