Will I see a noticeable FPS increase with this new hardware?

Hi, I just wanted to ask the people here if after my time, effort and money spent; if this was gonna show me a noticeable improvement. I was happy with my gaming performance before but noticed large drops in FPS so decided to swap out everything. I know a lot will say I should have gone with intel but this was what i decided to go with for personal reasons and just wondering if these upgrades are gonna get rid of my bottleneck. I play games that are CPU intensive like Skyrim, Crysis, Splinter Cell Conviction, and Hitman Absolution. I usually get around 40-60 because i game in 1080p and don't use AA. I don't demand Ultra settings on every game, just less drops. I only noticed the 20 fps drop when looking over a broad portion of the map like in ACIII when you get to boston. It's like you pan the camera around and at one angle you can see the drop in framerate.

My changes:
Processor: AMD Athlon II x4 620 4 core @ 2.8Ghz > AMD FX-8350 Vishera 6 core @ 4.0Ghz (4.1Ghz Turbo)

Mobo: Asrock N68C-S AM2+ Mini ATX Pci 1.1 > MSi 970A-G46 AM3+ PCIe 2.0 SLI ATX

Ram: 4GB Kingston PC2 6400U DDR2 .> 8GB Corsair Vengeance DDR3 PC3-12800 1600Mhz

Video Card: Zotac Geforce GTX 460 768MB GDDR5 > eVGA Geforce GTX 570 1280MB GDDR5

I was able to get an amazing price on the 570 which is why i went with it.
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    Should, yes
  2. yes, that would be a good upgrade, one thing i would keep in mind if you find things aren't performing as expected, is watch your gpu vram useage. A couple games that tip over the gtx570's 1280mb vram would be skyrim with high res texture pack, crysis 2 and 3 on higher detail settings, bf3 with higher detail settings. the biggest killer being texture detail and AA settings. So adjusting your settings correctly to not overuse vram you will get great performance.
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