Nvidia shows new GTX 560 running Duke Nukem Forever in 3D

By Matthew · 16 replies
May 13, 2011
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  1. Confirming earlier rumors, Nvidia has officially acknowledged the existence of its non-Titanium GeForce GTX 560. While the GPU-maker wasn't gracious enough to reveal the card's full specifications, it says the…

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  2. venomblade

    venomblade TS Rookie Posts: 69

    good to see nvidia releasing more bang for your buck GPUs, and know I know my 560ti will handle those games fine ^^
  3. pcnthuziast

    pcnthuziast TS Booster Posts: 322   +8

    Is the 560 more powerful than my 470 clocked at 700/1400? Anyway... that Alice game loox pretty sick!
  4. jetkami

    jetkami TS Booster Posts: 100

    Glad I have a GTX 570...
  5. bielius

    bielius TS Addict Posts: 214   +17

    my overclocked Raedeon 5750 can only dream about these framerates :D
  6. Richy2k9

    Richy2k9 TS Enthusiast Posts: 515

    hello ...

    I guess it's time i build a new PC then, oh no, Diablo III isn't out yet ... :p

  7. fpsgamerJR62

    fpsgamerJR62 TS Rookie Posts: 489

    Based on Nvidia's press release, the price of the non-Titanium GTX 560 should fall right around the $200 mark. My guess is that they will price it at $199 so that they can rightly claim that it is a sub-$200 card. Glad to see that Nvidia is bringing more performance to their mid-range line.
  8. madboyv1

    madboyv1 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,471   +375

    *punt* It's gooooood~

    Not surprised the 9800GT is still so popular, a friend of mine up until a couple a months ago was still using a pair of 9800 GTX+ cards, and he got those not much before the the GTX 260 came out (bad timing on his behalf? *shrug*).
  9. Folks over at KitGuru seem to think the new card will be sold with clocks as high as 925MHz, but that sounds very strange if it's supposed to be slower than the Ti.
  10. amstech

    amstech IT Overlord Posts: 1,936   +1,101

    SLi GTX 560Ti's struggle at 1600P, forget eyefinity resolutions.
    A certain amount of games might run ok but too many won't.
  11. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,224   +164

    Thats quite a sales job junior does there with Duke Nukem with graphics circa 2005. Taking lessons from ole Charlie D selling Radeons I think.

    OS: Windows XP/Vista/7
    Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo @ 2.0 Ghz / AMD Athlon 64 X2 @ 2.0 Ghz
    Memory: 1 Gb
    Hard Disk Space: 10 Gb free
    Video Memory: 256 MB
    Video Card: nVidia GeForce 7600 / ATI Radeon HD 2600
  12. dividebyzero

    dividebyzero trainee n00b Posts: 4,891   +1,264

    Hey! junior be edgy -check out the Che tat on the forearm. I'm assuming that it's not a stick-on. I have a feeling the only inked skin Charlie ever got was "USDA-Not intended for human consumption".

    What's with the bottle of bubbly on the desk? junior trying to send a message that he is indeed old enough to consume alcohol legally? (assuming it's not sparkling grape juice)
  13. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,224   +164

    HA! well we know he is old enough to drink soy sauce! ....and I think the training wheels will be able to come off that stache in...oh a year or two.
  14. BlindObject

    BlindObject TS Rookie Posts: 412

    I'm here for the GTX565 ;D
  15. core2duo? You cpu sucks! I could build a core2duo system today for probably $350. Get an i7 based system.
  16. 9Nails

    9Nails TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,215   +177

    American McGee made a really fun game out of Alice in the Quake3 engine a while back. And it looks like he's doing it again with this new game. I think this demo really sold me on the card with Phys-X and I'll probably enjoy the second Alice as well. Alice looks a few years older, but still wearing the same old clothes! I guess she still shops for them at the same stores.
  17. 9Nails

    9Nails TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,215   +177

    Old tale, but games don't really require a whole lot of number crunching going on in the CPU. I dug up an old review that illustrated my point. Below 1280x960, a difference in CPU could be measured, but at that low level of resolution the game ran so fast that a player wouldn't notice a difference. Above 1280 the game was mostly running at the same FPS levels and waiting on the GPU to finish the frames. So your video card is still king, even more so with high resolution gaming. The CPU is just a traffic light for data.


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