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What about adding another 5870? they are getting pretty cheap now especially open boxes. I want to be ready for Crysis 2
They scale so poorly I wonder if it's worth it. Unless newer drivers have improved the scaling I've seen the second card add as little as 20%. Personally, that's not worth $200 plus to me.

My single card plays Metro just fine, and it should as I spent over $400 for it in August. I expect it to handle Crysis 2 very 'playably' and beyond that I think I'll skip a generation and start saving for the big 680/7970 showdown whenever that may happen.
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Nvidia's 600 series is supposed to be really fast. When that comes out, you would really want to upgrade. There are few games that a 5870 cannot handle.

Plus the 560's are coming soon anyway.
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