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OP,

I have a 965 @ 3.6GHZ and Crossfire XFX 6870s and have gotten significant performance increases in my games. I'm sure I would get more with a sandy bridge i7 or even an Phenom II x6 but

Here are what I'd say my averages for most of my games are. This is playing on 1920x1200 Max AA&AF and Ultra graphics setting

Just Cause 2 | Single 50-60fps | Crossfire 90-120fps
BFBC2 | Single 40-60fps | Crossfire 60-80fps
Batman AA | Single 30-40fps | Crossfire 50-70fps
Witcher 2(w/ new 11.5b hotfix) | Single 30-40fps | Crossfire 60-70fps

Personally I'm waiting for the release of bulldozer to determine my next cpu purchase. If they are shown to be worth the purchase for the performance I'll pick one up. If not, their release will undoubtedly lower the price of the current X6 thurban cpu's so I'll pick up a 1090t or 1100t.
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