ASUS GTX560 TOP Review

3D Mark

ASUS GTX560 TOP Review

3D Mark 11

Even though the benefit of the overclock is only slender as ASUS have already got the card rocking hard out the box, there is still a little extra to be had. Either way the GTX560 nicely slides into the gap between the stock and overclocked Ti variant and is trading punches with the HD6850.


3D Mark Vantage

Vantage places a much greater emphasis on nVidia cards thanks to the PhysX tests, but even still it's clear that the new card has plenty of oomph in the P-score. Differences between the GTX560 and GTX560 Ti become obvious as the image quality is ramped up, with the GTX560 TOP running out of horsepower at the top end.

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Most Recent Comments

17-05-2011, 09:12:57

Ah, so this is the new 560, not to be confused with the 560 TI, not that that should be confusing in any way

*begins to read*Quote

17-05-2011, 09:54:42

Good card, I just found a 560 DirectCU II for £167.99 but the MSI Twin Frozer II 560ti is only £175.99, personalty I would go with the ti.

Nvidia have done the same thing as they did with the 450 and the 550, they have just made another version of an already existing card.

It's not really a bad thing but first we had the Nvidia 550 and AMD 6790 releases which apart from the water cooled version of the 6790 are no better than cards that only cost a few quid more and I feel like this is the same thing all over again. Saying that though there is also the normal DirectCU version of the 560 for only £155 so that is not to bad, still, it would have been nice to see a new card slightly better than the 560ti rather than one slightly less better.Quote

17-05-2011, 09:56:44

what form factor is this (length being the most important - as she says!) ??

and where can i get one of these babies from?Quote

17-05-2011, 09:59:33



~175 quidQuote

17-05-2011, 10:14:53

This card is essentially a rehashed GTX460 with a few optimizations made for DX11.Quote

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