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Graphics Playing Skyrim with a GTX-560 TI

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Cus_de_Sparta65, 1 Dec 2011.

  1. Cus_de_Sparta65

    Cus_de_Sparta65 "There is no dremel"

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    I want to know if I stuck a GTX-560 TI in my sons rig would it run Skyrim on decent settings. He has a Samsung 24" Full HD monitor as well as a Samsung 32" LCD Full HD-TV that has PC Input.
    I am thinking ok for the 24" but a big no-no for the 32" TV!

    Any advice welcome, thanks

    Cus
     
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  2. lancer778544

    lancer778544 Multimodder

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    It wouldn't matter as if both screens are full HD then they will have the same resolution (1920 x 1080).

    One thing I would say is if you use the TV as the screen then use HDMI as the TV's VGA input may not support the TV's native resolution.
     
  3. Pookeyhead

    Pookeyhead It's big, and it's clever.

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    Its all about resolution. Your GPU has no idea how physically big the TV is. The resolution is the same on both... 1920x1080.
     
  4. Instagib

    Instagib Minimodder

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    A 560Ti would play Skyrim pretty well at 1080p -everything on high, if not v.high. I've no figures to hand, but I don't think Skyrim is massively demanding.
     
  5. McDuff32

    McDuff32 Minimodder

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    I have skyrim and it works fine on max settings with a 560ti.
     
  6. favst89

    favst89 What's a Dremel?

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    A 560 should be fine. I play it with my 460 on the same resolution with a 2nd monitor displaying various things. Even with an over clock on my 460 a 560 will be better. It runs very well for me.
     
  7. [PUNK] crompers

    [PUNK] crompers Dremedial

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    if a 360 can run it a 560ti will destroy it
     
  8. Zener Diode

    Zener Diode User Title

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    I think Skyrim is quite CPU dependent (from what I've heard)
     
  9. kenco_uk

    kenco_uk I unsuccessfully then tried again

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    The 32" TV would probably let it run better tbh as it'd be lower resolution if it's a 720p (HD Ready) set. I'd assume the monitor would be 1920x1080 or 1920x1200 whereas the 32" would be 1366x768 or if it is Full HD - 1920x1080. However, a 560ti would be ample to run Skyrim.

    On my rig at 1920x1200 with everything on as high as it'll go, I get (according to fraps) at least 30fps. In buildings it can hit nearly 50fps at times.
     
  10. Cus_de_Sparta65

    Cus_de_Sparta65 "There is no dremel"

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    Thank you everyone :thumb:
     
  11. Pookeyhead

    Pookeyhead It's big, and it's clever.

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    He said it's a full HD 32".. so it's the same res as the monitor
     
  12. Tangster

    Tangster Butt-kicking for goodness!

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    I generally hit 50-60 fps with an overclocked GTX460, I've maxed everything but use 4xAA and 8xAF with FXAA off.
    A GTX560ti should easily run it.
     
  13. Bede

    Bede Minimodder

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    Skyrim will have frame rate drops on the 560ti in some areas - misty bits seem particularly badly optimised. However on the whole it's perfectly capable of running anything that can be currently thrown at it, skyrim is the first game I've noticed where the fps dropped below ~30.
     
  14. loftie

    loftie Multimodder

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    +1
     
  15. Tangster

    Tangster Butt-kicking for goodness!

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    I'd assume if the OP is going to use a 560ti the PC he's dropping it into will have a fast enough processor that it isn't bottlenecked. That should be sufficient.
     
  16. chewbaccas_nan

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    It will play it on ultra, my 8800gt is running on high at 1400x900
     
  17. Cus_de_Sparta65

    Cus_de_Sparta65 "There is no dremel"

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    He has a AMD Phenom II X4 Black Edition 3.2 GHz just now with a V8 HSF.
     
  18. The_Beast

    The_Beast I like wood ಠ_ಠ

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    My laptop can handle Skyrim with a 540v @1366x768 on medium, which I think is great considering I didn't buy it with gamin in mind
     

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