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Old January 25, 2011, 10:22 PM
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Thanks again for the responses. Would your answer change if the resolution was for example, 1680x1050 (just curious)?

Well at that point it would be up to you. As you can see, the 5770 can do 1680x1050 without too much problem.




Kick up the resolution, and you start seeing FPS drop.





However, a new card is going to be enjoyable anyways, and either the 6950 or the 560 are going to be fun upgrades.
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Hm, ordered a Sapphire 6950 2gb for $269 AR... maybe I should've waited a little more.

Problem is, I heard (rumor) that they were going to make them unlockable to 6970 in a little while.
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Thanks again for the responses. Would your answer change if the resolution was for example, 1680x1050 (just curious)?
At that resolution, a move from an HD 5770 to a GTX 560 Ti is harder to justify. There will be performance gains, but when you start pairing cards that powerful with lower resolutions, you start heading into the zone of diminishing returns really fast. Having said that, if you go for a 120Hz monitor at that resolution, A GTX 560 Ti would be a great buy. Even faster cards would be well justified.
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Newegg. Would've taken it from NCIX, but it was cheaper over there.
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