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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game GeForce GTX 560 Sparkle Calibe DF 1GB Edition GeForce GTX 465
Cyberpunk 2077 186% 265%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 161% 233%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 153% 223%
Hitman 3 272% 374%
Grand Theft Auto VI 302% 413%
FIFA 21 44% 84%
Far Cry 6 313% 427%
Genshin Impact 186% 265%
World of Warcraft: Shadowlands 310% 423%
Watch Dogs Legion 176% 252%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 Sparkle Calibe DF 1GB Edition are noticeably better than the Nvidia GeForce GTX 465.

The GTX 560 has a 325 MHz higher core clock speed and 12 more Texture Mapping Units than the GeForce GTX 465. This results in the GTX 560 providing 25.5 GTexel/s better texturing performance. This still holds weight but shader performance is generally more relevant, particularly since both of these GPUs support at least DirectX 10.

The GTX 560 has a 325 MHz higher core clock speed than the GeForce GTX 465 and the same number of Render Output Units. This results in the GTX 560 providing 10.4 GPixel/s better pixeling performance. However, both GPUs support DirectX 9 or above, and pixeling performance is only really relevant when comparing older cards.

The GTX 560 was released over a year more recently than the GeForce GTX 465, and so the GTX 560 is likely to have better driver support, meaning it will be more optimized for running the latest games when compared to the GeForce GTX 465.

The GeForce GTX 560 Sparkle Calibe DF 1GB Edition and the GeForce GTX 465 have the same amount of video memory, but are likely to provide slightly different experiences when displaying game textures at high resolutions.

The GTX 560 has 40.9 GB/sec greater memory bandwidth than the GeForce GTX 465, which means that the memory performance of the GTX 560 is noticeably better than the GeForce GTX 465.

The GeForce GTX 560 Sparkle Calibe DF 1GB Edition has 336 Shader Processing Units and the GeForce GTX 465 has 352. However, the actual shader performance of the GTX 560 is 626 and the actual shader performance of the GeForce GTX 465 is 427. The GTX 560 having 199 better shader performance and an altogether better performance when taking into account other relevant data means that the GTX 560 delivers a significantly smoother and more efficient experience when processing graphical data than the GeForce GTX 465.

The GeForce GTX 560 Sparkle Calibe DF 1GB Edition requires 150 Watts to run and the GeForce GTX 465 requires 200 Watts. We would recommend a PSU with at least 450 Watts for the GTX 560 and a PSU with at least 550 Watts for the GeForce GTX 465. The GeForce GTX 465 requires 50 Watts more than the GTX 560 to run. The difference is significant enough that the GeForce GTX 465 may have a slight adverse affect on your yearly electricity bills in comparison to the GTX 560.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed932 MHzvs607 MHz
Boost Clock-vs-
ArchitectureFermi GF114-325-A1Fermi GF100-030-A3
OC Potential Poor vs Fair
Driver Support Poor vs Poor
Release Date19 May 2011vs01 May 2010
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
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Comparison

Resolution Performance

1366x768
10
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9.4
1600x900
8.1
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7.2
1920x1080
6.2
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5.5
2560x1440
4.2
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GPU Memory

Memory1024 MBvs1024 MB
Memory Speed1122 MHzvs802 MHz
Memory Bus256 Bitvs256 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Memory Bandwidth143.6GB/secvs102.7GB/sec
L2 Cache 512 KB green tick vs green tick 512 KB
Delta Color Compression no vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%
Comparison

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units336vs352
Actual Shader Performance30%vs21%
Technology40nmvs40nm
Texture Mapping Units56vs44
Texture Rate52.2 GTexel/svs26.7 GTexel/s
Render Output Units32vs32
Pixel Rate29.8 GPixel/svs19.4 GPixel/s
Comparison

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)2560x1600vs2560x1600
VGA Connections0vs0
DVI Connections2vs2
HDMI Connections1vs1
DisplayPort Connections0vs-
Comparison

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power150 Wattsvs200 Watts
Recommended PSU450 Watts & 30 Ampsvs550 Watts & 30 Amps

GPU Features

DirectX12.0vs12.0
Shader Model5.0vs5.0
Open GL4.5vs4.5
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUnono
SLI/Crossfireyesvsyes
Dedicatedyesvsyes
Comparison

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended ProcessorIntel Core i5-2300 2.8GHzvsIntel Core i5-760 2.8GHz
Recommended RAM8 GBvs8 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution1600x900vs1920x1080

Gaming Performance Value

Performance Value

GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewOverview
GeForce GTX 560 Sparkle Calibe DF 1GB Edition is a Special Edition of NVIDIA's Performance GeForce GTX 560, created by Sparkle.

Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit now runs at 932MHz, instead of 810MHz.

Overclock: Memory Clock
The Operating Memory Clock is now of 1122MHz, instead of 1002MHz.

Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
The new upgraded versions of X560 Ti DF and X560 DF are equipped with brand new Cool Pro thermal modules. Most importantly, the exclusive 9cm Ball Bearing Fans operate stably even at high speed and avoid problems such as increase in noise and fan failures caused by bearing’s wear and tear, effectively taking away the heat generated by graphics card. Furthermore, this cooler incorporates two high-performance 8mm copper heat pipes which enable optimum heat transfer, obtaining obvious performance upgrade in cooling.

Performance
Benchmarks Indicate a 13% Performance Boost over the Reference GeForce GTX 560.
GeForce GTX 465 is a high-end GPU based on the 40nm Fermi architecture.
It's based on the Fermi GF100 Core (optimized GF104 Core) and offers 352 Shader Processing Units, 42 TMUs and 32 ROPs, on 256-bit memory interface of fast GDDR5. The central unit runs at 607MHz and the memory clock operates at 802MHz.
Despite feature more Shader Processing Units than GeForce GTX 460, it's lower clocked. Benchmarks indicate that its performance is around 3% better than the standard version and therefore on level with GeForce GTX 460 v2.
Most modern demanding games will run at the highest settings using a 1080p resolution. However, some will require reduced settings to be played optimally.
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