ASUS GTX560Ti 448 Core DirectCU II Review

Metro 2033 and The Witcher 2

ASUS GTX560Ti 448 Core DirectCU II Review

Metro 2033

Single GPU, Metro 2033, nothing much changes. We are gagging for 'Metro : Last Light' in the hope that it will stop seemingly capping out at 30FPS on anything but a GTX580 or dual-card system.

The Witcher 2

Despite the Witcher 2 being a hardcore eye-candy experience, easily the most technically impressive game available, the ASUS GTX560Ti 448 Direct CU II redeems itself and puts on a very impressive showing, managing to average a hair over 30 FPS when overclocked.

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12-12-2011, 05:05:26

tinytomlogan


ASUS have released their version of the GTX560Ti with 448 Cores, and equipped it with the DirectCU II cooler.

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12-12-2011, 18:39:14

CocaCola
Thanks Tom for another great review. Seems like Asus is really big on these bulky coolers. I would still very much prefer MSI and Gigabyte's coolers for performance/silence and that they save a bit more space for parts and upgrades.

12-12-2011, 19:24:35

murphy7801
I do like the DCUII cooler they keep my gtx 580's in line

13-12-2011, 15:09:36

badtaylorx
i have 2 cards with the dcu ii coolers and unless you either brace them so they dont sag or have a silverstone (inverted mobo)case,,, your temps will not be anything special....

however....

if properly installed....(asus' fault not toms) you'll have a hard time hitting 60c even cf-sli'd and oc'd....

idle temps are a pedestrian 30-33c but thats idle

just my exp...

bTx

13-12-2011, 16:02:41

murphy7801
My gtx 580's dont sag just screwed it to the case extra tight no issue. Also yer I on break 60 if I have my cards at 900mhz.

13-12-2011, 20:09:33

Greenback
I just put watercooling on my 6870

22-12-2011, 06:27:14

murphy7801
Quote:
Originally Posted by Greenback View Post

I just put watercooling on my 6870
Effort to maintain and on a 6870 is that really necessary ? unless this is a troll comment
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