Very quiet cooling system with performance oriented fan profile.
Lower temps than reference designs at Idle mode.
Performance improvement over GTX 460 is impressive.
Overclocking headroom is similar to the GTX 460.
High quality components, including Super Alloy Power Design.
Easy to use and helpful software.
Excellent cooling due to the Direct CU II Design.
Substantial performance improvement over GTX 460.
Overclocked out of the box.
Voltage limited to 1.15 V.
Noisy under load.
Power draw limiter could complicate advanced overclocking.
Still limited to two active display outputs per card.
Card is longer than other GTX 560 cards.
DirectX 11 relevance limited at this time.
By HEXUS.net on May 02, 2011
ASUS's DirectCU II TOP is the latest in a long line of attractive GeForce GTX 560 Ti graphics cards. Custom cooled and factory overclocked right out of the box, it's an improvement on NVIDIA's reference design in almost every aspect....80
By Benchmark Reviews on February 13, 2011
IMPORTANT: Although the rating and final score mentioned in this conclusion are made to be as objective as possible, please be advised that every author perceives these factors differently at various points in time. While we each do our best to...92
By Legit Reviews on February 10, 2011
The ASUS ENGTX560 Ti DirectCU II Top edition video card is a great video card that has no real design...-
By Guru of 3D on February 09, 2011
Final Words & Conclusion After testing the fourth card here in the Guru3D trenches the conclusions on these GTX 560 boards tend to get a little repetitive, but again we like what we tested alright. The card looks and feels robust, has a nice clean PCB...-
By Bjorn3D on January 30, 2011
After rigorous testing, the ASUS ENGTX 560 TI Direct CU II TOP demonstrated excellent performance. Suprisingly, overclocked at 1 GHz, the ASUS ENGTX 560 Ti was able to provide performance almost rivalling GTX 480, while running at significantly lower...95
By HardwareHeaven on January 25, 2011
Over the course of the last week or so we have had the opportunity to look at four different GTX 560 Ti models and without doubt the card with the most impressive build quality was the ASUS GTX 560 Ti DirectCU 2 Top. As well as having some high grade...100
By Pureoverclock on January 25, 2011
The simple fact right up front here is that the ASUS GTX 560 Ti DirectCU II takes an impressive graphics card and makes it even better. Continuing the success of the GTX 580 and 570, this new card brings excellent performance to the mid-range...-
By techPowerUp! on January 25, 2011
In a segment where we know a surprise awaits us with every new release, the GeForce GTX 560 Ti lived up to being a bundle of surprises. To begin with, it can bulldoze through any game at any resolution, making DirectX 11 games playable even at the...92
By InsideHW on January 25, 2011
Many of our younger readers probably don’t remember the Titanium graphics card models, which were the object of every gamer’s desire back in the age of GeForce 2, 3 and 4. “Ti” models were a symbol of speed, and only the GeForce...-
By Overclockers Club on January 25, 2011
The GTX 560 Ti is a card that is in a position to really make a case for an upgrade. You get performance that is better than the HD 6870, GTX 470, and GTX 460 — all cards that at one point had been or are currently at the $250 price point. The...-