Originally Posted by ahheadlock
just replaced my aging 20" lcd and ATi 4870 with a 24" led and a GTX570. Was torn between that or a 6970. Price is pretty much exactly the same. Went with the 570 in the end cause it seems to have a very slight edge at 1920x1080 in most games i've seen benchmarked and it comes with physx which is a bonus. Hooked it up last night, very happy. Crysis 2 is motoring along nicely at the hardcore setting.
Do you feel like the dual core is bottlenecking you a lot, or is it still holding up? Probably depends a lot on the game. I pulled the trigger on a 570 as well, and I got a e6600 @ 3.4GHz...so should be interesting to see.