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HD5870 to GTX 570 worth it?

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hey guys, i was wondering if upgrading from a 5870 to a 570 would prove to be a worthwhile upgrade?
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I went from an HD 5870 to a GTX 580, and it was a very big improvement. You should also see a nice jump in graphic goodness.
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The 570 is basically a little bit faster than a GTX 480 but I would say no. The least you should go for is a GTX 580, or get a pair of something like 6950 or GTX 560. The 570/6970 won't really be an upgrade.
    
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http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/294?vs=306
Take a look at this. I wouldn't call it a major improvement, but the improvement is there.
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Still not worth the upgrade. I'd wait for the next generation.
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