Face-Off: GeForce GTX 650 Ti 1 GB vs GeForce GTX 570 1.3 GB

Nvidia GeForce GTX 650 Ti 1 GB
Nvidia GeForce GTX 650 Ti 1 GB
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Nvidia GeForce GTX 650 Ti 1 GB Nvidia GeForce GTX 570 1.3 GB
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Nvidia GeForce GTX 650 Ti 1 GB
Overview - Full review
Nvidia GeForce GTX 570 1.3 GB
Overview - Full review
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Nvidia GeForce GTX 650 Ti 1 GB
Nvidia GeForce GTX 570 1.3 GB
Score
3/5
3/5
Size & Noise
5/5 4/5
Power Use
5/5 2/5
Performance in Games
2/5 4/5
User Score
Specifications
Specifications
ChipGK106
GPU frequency925 MHz
Memory quantity1 GB
Memory typeGDDR5
Memory frequency1350 MHz
CoolerDouble-decker
Connectors2 x DVI, 1 x mini HDMI 1.4
Driver testedForceWare 306.38
Specifications
ChipGF110
GPU frequency732 MHz
Memory quantity1280 MB
Memory typeGDDR5
Memory frequency950 MHz
CoolerDouble-decker
Connectors2x DVI + 1x mini-HDMI
Driver testedForceWare 270.51
Conclusion
This is a well-rounded graphics card with decent enough power use and gaming performances. Plus, the compact fan in the reference card is actually quite discreet. Your ears will thank you for it!
This NVIDIA card is a real gem! It offers fast gaming, compatibility with a load of extra features (3D, CUDA) and, above all, fairly quiet operation. Keep an eye on the price to make sure you get best value for money.
Pros

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Very compact design

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Quiet operation

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Low power use

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Nice extra functions: framerate capping, advanced vertical sync, etc.

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Good gaming performance

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Heatsink is effective and quiet in 2D

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DirectX 11 compatibility

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3D Vision and 3D Surround audio

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Accelerated processing for CUDA compatible applications

Cons

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There are faster, more powerful cards out there

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Power consumption is still relatively high