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Should I keep my 570?

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I have my evga 570 and I still have the step up available. It would cost me $160 to get the 580, is it worth it? Will it give me $160 worth of extra performance? is the 570 way better at bang/buck. I have mine running at 800 core and 2ghz memory with no voltage increase at all. Should I just hold on to this untill prices drop and add another 570 or take the plunge? Also when prices do eventually drop, how much have they gone down in the past? I mean, like did the gtx 270 drop to around $200 or higher? is it like a $150 drop across the board? Would the 580 cost $349 and the 570 cost $199? are those realistic prices? Think the gtx 570 will be able to hold its own until then?
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its not worth it. keep your money.
    
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Well as far as pricing structure goes with new card gens go, just check out the previous generations of fermi cores. Gtx470s are what... like 170-200? 480s are 280-310?

Expect it to be similar when the next gen comes out, probably even a little more drastic if the Kepler cores are OMGBBQ amazing or something. I'm counting on this so I can pick up a second 580 when they're cheap to CRUSH ALL WHO OPPOSE
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Just wait for the next gen (should be at the end of 2011). You're good for now.
 
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