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i'd go gtx570 right now, it'll be a huge upgrade from your 4890

and realistically, your x4 965 is still good until bulldozer/ivy bridge at least

I agree, the 965 should at least last you until bulldozer/ivy bridge, and sandy bridge isn't that big of a jump anyways. I'd say get a 570/580 and enjoy the gaming performance. smile.gif
     
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post #12 of 26
Go with the 570. You don't even need a new psu for it, what you have will be fine. 570 will bring a much more significant boost in performance than a new cpu will in your situation.
post #13 of 26
570 for now definitely...your cpu isn't in need of an upgrade
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post #14 of 26
i would definitely go with a 570 now, and you probably dont need a new psu from the your sig rig. You could also go with a 6950 as that is a good deal, its easily unlockable to a 6970, and cheaper than the 570 too.
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post #15 of 26
Just get the 570, you don't need a new PSU, and the 965 is no slouch.

With the money you saved from the PSU, maybe get an SSD or another VelociRaptor for RAID 0?
 
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this might be the one time we have a unanimous decision on OCN....
    
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post #17 of 26
dual 570s go
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post #18 of 26
Im running basically the same cpu as you, And a 570..
Awesome combo really... Blows all my games out of the water..
post #19 of 26
For real FPS improvement in games go with GTX570..

Your CPU has a solid 3.7GHz and would be a good match for GTX..

CHEERS..
     
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post #20 of 26
Or take the money saved from buying a new PSU, sell the 4890 and get a 580 biggrin.gif
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