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Does upgrading to GTX 570 this time really worth it?

or

I need to wait a little for new generation of graphics card?
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i've yet to hear any real talk about the next-gen cards, so i'd guess they're still a ways off.

i'd say go for it. i love my 570.
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it was worth it for me, came from a 460
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YES

(Though you might be due for a new CPU first)
   
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Originally Posted by WALSRU View Post
YES

(Though you might be due for a new CPU first)
This :-)
    
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Thanks for the replies.

If I buy 570 now, how long it will last? I'm not rich guy to afford buying new stuffs coming out, so I need this card to last for years of good gaming, so how long? 2 years? 3 years?

How about HD 6950? What do you think?
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3-5 years depending on the console generation and what resolutions you're running. It's really hard to predict, but it looks like the 360 and PS3 will be around for awhile longer in all their DX9 glory.

6950 falls behind as a single card (not by a lot) and doesn't OC as well but makes a lot of sense in crossfire.
   
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Thanks for the replies.

If I buy 570 now, how long it will last? I'm not rich guy to afford buying new stuffs coming out, so I need this card to last for years of good gaming, so how long? 2 years? 3 years?

How about HD 6950? What do you think?
Why do people think the 6950 is the same price? The 6970 is the competitor to the 570, and it beats it almost always.
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3-5 years depending on the console generation and what resolutions you're running. It's really hard to predict, but it looks like the 360 and PS3 will be around for awhile longer in all their DX9 glory.

6950 falls behind as a single card (not by a lot) and doesn't OC as well but makes a lot of sense in crossfire.
Umm, 6950s OC really good.
    
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http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/292?vs=306

I chose the 570 over the 6970 didn't wanna lose Cuda
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http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/292?vs=306

I chose the 570 over the 6970 didn't wanna lose Cuda
Do you Fold? Anything CUDA really helps in
    
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