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 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 15.79 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA TITAN V.

General info

Of GeForce GTX 560 Ti's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Perfomance to price
45.55
 
Architecture
Fermi
 
Code name
GF114
 
Type
Desktop
 
Release date
25 January 2011
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$249
 
of 14999 (Quadro Plex 7000)
Price
$138
 
of 4095.95 (Quadro P6000)

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
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Core clock speed
823 MHz
 
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
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
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 specs

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
 
of 32
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
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 560 Ti. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
CUDA
2.1
 

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 560 Ti, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
11.0
 
OpenGL
4.5
 
of 4.6

Video card benchmarks 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
15.87
 
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
4013
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
15494
 
Unigine Heaven 4.0
555
 
Passmark
3533
 
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 (in FPS)

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 560 Ti is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS, while overall gaming performance is a number in 0-100 range, and the older the game, the less impact it has on the overall grade.
Overall gaming performance
n/d
 
 
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
StarCraft 2 (2010)
ultra / 1080p
79
 
Crysis - GPU Benchmark (2007)
ultra / 1080p
34
 

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 RX Vega 11, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

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