Comparison: AMD vs Nvidia: The Best Video Card for $200 @ HCW

This article uses a new method of benchmarking that looks at frame display time within each second, instead of just frames per second. This gives a much more accurate depiction of how a GPU will actually feel to the gamer.

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lowlight2251d ago

I love this testing method, it really does seem more accurate. Check out the Witcher 2 results!

SKUD2250d ago (Edited 2250d ago )

Can't say I've experienced such low performance running the witcher 2 on my 6870 (OC to 975MHZ) on high settings at 1920x1080. Price wise the 560 is still around the 240 dollar range. 6870 is at or below the 200 dollar mark. XFX has a 6870 2GB for about $219. It all comes down to what your budget allows. No regrets choosing the 6870.

lowlight2250d ago (Edited 2250d ago )

The very 560 model used in the review is $185 at Newegg. You might be thinking of the 560 Ti which is around $240. But this is a review of two cards UNDER $200, so the $180 6870 vs the $185 560 standard model.

The point of this article was, if you are going to spend around $180 on a GPU should you get a 6870 or 560. For Witcher 2 the answer is clearly 560 at least :)