ASUS GTX560Ti 448 Core DirectCU II Review

Battlefield 3 and Dirt3

ASUS GTX560Ti 448 Core DirectCU II Review

Battlefield 3

Oh dear. The 448 Core version was primarily released to coincide with the demands of Batman Arkham City and Battlefield 3. Whilst Batman was average, in Battlefield 3 the ASUS DirectCU II is nothing short of poor. Even when overclocked the ASUS can't keep up with the stock Gigabyte, which wasn't impressive to begin with.


Dirt3 just piles on the misery. It would be easy to think that just at stock the ASUS is performing poorly, but even overclocking doesn't help it overcome the whopping 40FPS+ differential between it and the competing models. Heck even the plain GTX560Ti beats it pretty handily. This hasn't been a good page for the ASUS DirectCU II.

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12-12-2011, 05:05:26


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

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. Quote

12-12-2011, 19:24:35

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

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