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Will an i5 4570 bottleneck a GTX 1070 ?

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I have an i5 4570 on an Asrock B85 Fatality board with 8GB DDR3 ram with coolermaster 700w bronze psu. I want to upgrade to a gtx 1070. Will there be bottleneck ? Some say yes specially for cpu hungry game; some say no. This say there will be bottleneck, https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1EQOWVLxk0DOFXKfzCmz9lEZ-qpMb7mIvt8KUYek69A8/edit#gid=0
I will be playing in 1080p. I just want to know if i can max out various games such as ME Andromeda, Hitman, Deus Ex MD, Far Cry Primal, GTA 5, etc and upcoming AAA games at a constant 60 fps. Its really important to know before I pay such much money for a 1070. What do you think ? Some say go for 1060 or 580. They are enough for 1080p currently but an 1070 will be more futureproof which i seek. Thoughts please.

Edit : Some say that the bottleneck is gone in higher resolution. What if I select a higher custom resolution in my 1080p monitor and play game assuming I can do this with nvidia gpu since it was possible in my previous amd r9 290.
Edited by Swagata - 5/3/17 at 2:21am
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It may bottleneck your minimum and maximum fps but averages will be about the same between that and a more powerful CPU.

OC your CPU to minimize that possibility. And yes, at higher resolutions the GPU becomes more of a factor.
 
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