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NVIDIA preps GeForce GTX 560 SE, wants to tango with AMD's Radeon HD 7770

NVIDIA to counter the HD 7770 from AMD with their new GeForce GTX 560 SE

| Video Cards News | Posted: Feb 17, 2012 5:26 am

NVIDIA rebrands again, and is set to release the 6th member of the desktop GTX 560 family, which will enjoy giving presents to the following GPUs on Christmas: GTX 560 Ti, GTX 560, GTX 560 Ti (OEM), GTX 560 (OEM) and GTX 560 Ti 448 Core.

 

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But, the GTX 560 SE seems to fall in line more with the OEM GTX 555 than those GPUs. The GTX 560 SE is made from a GF114 derivative, but with 2 SMs disabled which brings it to a total of 288 SP and 48 TMU. Core clocks will be placed at 776MHz, with shaders placed at 1552MHz. 1 MC is disabled, which gives the GTX 560 SE a memory interface of 192-bit, with 3828MHz 1GB GDDR5 with a total bandwidth of 92GB/sec.

 

The new GTX 560 SE is expected to offer performance similar to that of the GTX 555 OEM, and is looking to go into the ring against the quite-amazing AMD Radeon HD 7770. It will be priced quite competitively, at the $150-mark, but won't match AMD's amazing performance/watt ratio.

NEWS SOURCES:Vr-zone.com

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