NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti: specs and benchmarks

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti

Summary

NVIDIA started GeForce GTX 560 Ti sales 25 January 2011 at a recommended price of $249. This is Fermi 2.0 architecture desktop card based on 40 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 1 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 4.01 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 128.3 GB / s.

Compatibility-wise, this is 2-slot card attached via PCIe 2.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 229 mm. Two 6-pin power connectors are required, and power consumption is at 170 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 16.53 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000.

General info

Of GeForce GTX 560 Ti's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
42.27
 
Architecture
Fermi 2.0
 
Code name
GF114
 
Type
Desktop
 
Release date
25 January 2011
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$249
 
of 14999 (Quadro Plex 7000)
Price now
$138
 
of 6300 (Quadro RTX 6000)

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 560 Ti's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce GTX 560 Ti's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
384
 
Core clock speed
823 MHz
 
of 1620 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Transistor count
1,950 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
170 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
52.7 GTexel / s
 
Floating-point performance
1,263.4 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 560 Ti's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).
Interface
PCIe 2.0 x16
 
Length
229 mm
 
Supplementary power connectors
2x 6-pin
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 560 Ti: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Memory type
GDDR5
 
Maximum RAM amount
1 GB
 
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
4008 MHz
 
of 14000
Memory bandwidth
128.3 GB / s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 560 Ti.
Display Connectors
2x DVI, 1x mini-HDMI
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 560 Ti, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (11_0)
 
OpenGL
4.6
 

Video card benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 560 Ti. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

16.53

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

4013

3DMark Vantage Performance

15494

Unigine Heaven 4.0

555

Passmark

3531

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics Score

3470

Octane Render OctaneBench

38

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 560 Ti. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
87 Mh/s
 
 
Decred / DCR (Decred)
0.39 Gh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 560 Ti is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Comparisons with system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.
Fortnite

Fortnite

2018
Fortnite

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 560 Ti performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

GTX 560 Ti
minimum HD Graphics 4000
recommended GeForce GTX 660
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 560 Ti performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

GTX 560 Ti
minimum GeForce GTX 960
recommended GeForce GTX 1060
Overwatch

Overwatch

2016
Overwatch

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 560 Ti performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

GTX 560 Ti
minimum Radeon HD 4850
recommended Radeon HD 7950
GTA V

GTA V

2015
GTA V

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 560 Ti performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

GTX 560 Ti
minimum GeForce 9800 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 660
Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege

2015
Rainbow Six Siege

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 560 Ti performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

GTX 560 Ti
minimum GeForce GTX 460
recommended Radeon HD 7970
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 560 Ti performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

GTX 560 Ti
minimum GeForce 6800
recommended GeForce 8800 GT
Dota 2

Dota 2

2013
Dota 2

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 560 Ti performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

GTX 560 Ti
minimum GeForce 8600 GT
Counter-Strike: GO

Counter-Strike: GO

2012
Counter-Strike: GO

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 560 Ti performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

GTX 560 Ti
recommended GeForce 6600
League of Legends

League of Legends

2009
League of Legends

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 560 Ti performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

GTX 560 Ti
minimum GeForce 6150 LE
recommended GeForce 8800 GT
Minecraft

Minecraft

2009
Minecraft

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 560 Ti performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

GTX 560 Ti
minimum Radeon HD 2400
recommended Radeon HD 5870

StarCraft 2

2010

Official system requirements

GeForce GTX 560 Ti performance compared to StarCraft 2 official system requirements.

GTX 560 Ti
minimum GeForce 7600 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 650

FPS tests

Real world test results of StarCraft 2 on GeForce GTX 560 Ti.

ultra / 1080p
79
 

Relative perfomance

Overall GeForce GTX 560 Ti performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce GTX 560 Ti from AMD is Radeon HD 6970, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

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