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The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 1GB boasts 384 CUDA cores, there are also 64 TAU (Texture Addressing Units) units. Breaking it down, we have 2 Graphics Processing Clusters, 8 Streaming Multiprocessors, 384 CUDA Cores, 64 Texture Units and 32 Raster Operations Units. The GeForce GTX 560 Ti is paired with 1024MB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 1002MHz (4008MHz DDR). Combine that with a memory interface of 256-bit and you get a peak theoretical bandwidth of 128GB/s.
Strong update to previous generation technologies.
Relatively low power usage.
Substantial performance improvement over GTX 460.
Quieter than other cards in this performance class.
Support for DirectX 11.
Support for CUDA / PhysX.
Great gaming experience on a mid range card.
Requires 500-watt power supply.
Blocks second expansion slot.
Some versions of last-generation Nvidia cards are a better value.
Power draw limiter could complicate advanced overclocking.
Still limited to two active display outputs per card.
DirectX 11 relevance limited at this time.
No serious drawbacks discovered.
Premium priced mainstream product.
Blocks an adjacent slot.
Requires two six-pin power connectors.
By Tech Digest on August 22, 2011
The Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 Ti can be seen as a direct replacement to the GTX 460, with the "Ti" suffix denoting a premium build over the straight GTX 560 card. In the sub £200 RRP bracket it's a direct competitor to AMD's Radeon HD 6870....
By GamePro on April 25, 2011
Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 560 Ti makes a strong push for the midrange graphics card crown, but savvy shoppers have a few options before them. Nvidia has been on something of a hot streak lately. Having spent the better part of a year in the shadow of...
By PC Authority on March 23, 2011
Nvidia's GeForce GTX 560 TI has the power to play the latest titles, at an affordable price...
By Bright Side of News on February 07, 2011
In the ever competitive world of PC graphics things are constantly changing and with that change we have come to expect greater performance and value with each new video card release. The product update cycle seems never-ending: First a new...
By Legion Hardware on February 01, 2011
Overclocking your graphics card is a very quick and easy way to get a little extra performance out of your system. While the 1000MHz might not be obtainable with all GeForce GTX 560 Ti graphics cards, we are confident that almost all will handle...
By Techgage on January 26, 2011
When NVIDIA released its GeForce GTX 460 last summer, it became the "must have" card for most gamers. AMD's offerings were far from slacking, but given the pricing and performance of NVIDIA's card, it was an attractive offering, and one that...
By Good Gear Guide on January 26, 2011
Nvidia's GeForce GTX 560 Ti graphics card makes a strong push for the midrange graphics card crown, but savvy shoppers have a few options before...
By PC Advisor on January 26, 2011
nVidia's GeForce GTX 560 Ti is ultimately a victim of circumstance. The performance at its £220 price point is excellent, and the reduced power consumption shows that nVidia is taking energy efficiency seriously. But it was dropped into a...
By DigitalVersus on January 26, 2011
On performance, noise and energy consumption, NVIDIA has got everything right in the mid-range GeForce GTX 560 Ti 1 GB graphics card. It's a great card that'll keep most gamers happy, but we recommend you keep an eye on its price to make sure...
By PC Mag on January 25, 2011
With its GeForce GTX 560 Ti, Nvidia is trying to maintain its grip on the sub-$250 video card market, but it faces stiff competition from one of its own cards from the last generation....
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