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post #11 of 15
In terms of video performance, the 570 allows 16x bandwidth... period. Therefore, if you SLI two cards, instead of running 16x each (yay) they actually get 8x each (no yay)

Plus various other features are missing.

At least get the 590.
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does the 590 allow for 2x 16x?
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I'd personally suggest a very good AM2+ board like the ASUS M3A32-MVP (I don't like the K9A2 CF-F) and keep your current GPU. Save up for a Phenom 9950 and a 4870 or 4870x2. Lots of future proofing there and the M3A32-MVP will provide Crossfire support in case you wanna grab another 4870(x2) in the future. All set.
    
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I'd personally suggest a very good AM2+ board like the ASUS M3A32-MVP (I don't like the K9A2 CF-F) and keep your current GPU. Save up for a Phenom 9950 and a 4870 or 4870x2. Lots of future proofing there and the M3A32-MVP will provide Crossfire support in case you wanna grab another 4870(x2) in the future. All set.
**nevermind, I read your post wrong**

I don't think a new motherboard is what I need unless it involves needing it for multi-GPU solution. I can't see a large inprovement in games with the mobo you suggest.

I can't justify a quad or tri-core yet.
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I have a 590 and it allows 2 cards to each operate at 16x. thats the major difference between the 570 and 590. aside from that, a few other tweaks and improvements, but if you are even considering sli, go 590
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