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OK one more time before I make a move!

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Many of you have been helping me figure out what I am going to do next. Thank you! I have been doing some thinking and I want to leave it up to you guys to make my decision or help clarify what is the best move. New processor or new GPU? Does my i7 920 @ 4.0Ghz bottleneck my GTX 570 SC? Would it be smarter to get a ASrock OC Formula and 3570K or a GTX 680 / GTX 670 FTW. Also will these newer cards be bottlenecked
by my i7? I just don't want to be upgrading with out full potential.
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well if i were you i would get a new card..your cpu can still hang..and it shouldnt bottleneck at your oc.
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I don't see any reason to get a new CPU or card unless you have a really killer monitor setup. So I'd say don't upgrade unless it's to go eyefinity or 2560x1440 or 2560x1600.
    
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i had a gtx 570 and could get 60fps on some games..but its getting dated and with the 1.2gb of vram..its time to upgrade soon..all the newer games coming out use that easily
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