Originally Posted by shilk
Damn, they sold out of the 1100T's. I literally live 5 minutes away, and they couldn't even hold it for me. They still have the 1090T at $169, though.
They had a 6870 for $154 as well. Guess what it boils down to is which one I would benefit from right now.
I'd honestly suspect that you'll benefit more from a faster CPU. 1440 x 900 is not a demanding resolution even for a 5770- I game at 1920 x 1200 and the 5770 was more than up to it. I did have to keep some things turned down or off on certain newer titles but that was in very few titles.
I'd go with the CPU for now. A 1090T is a solid CPU and if you're comfortable with it should OC very well.