Which Graphics Card For This System and Games?


I will be building a new PC between now and the end of the year and im unsure of what graphics card i should choose. I will be gaming on 1920x1080 and want to max out games such as MW3 and battlefield 3. I have had a look at the GTX 560 Ti and the GTX 570 and they seem to be a good choice. I have heard that NVIDIA is better due to drivers being an issue with amd and NVIDIA cards are just better performers. This is the system that i have chosen:

Motherboard - Asus P8Z68-V Pro
CPU - Intel i7 2600k
Cooler - Corsair H80
Memory - G.skill Ripjaws X 8GB 1600MHz
Power - Corsair AX750
Case - HAF X
HHD - Western Digital caviar black 1TB
SSD - Crucial m4 64GB

If you have any recommendations please tell me.

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  1. I would go for the 570 if you can afford it, but if your on a budget go with 560.
  2. 570, prices are dropping for it, even more in the near future with the new series comming i think.
  3. What is your budget? I would say go for a GTX 580 if you can. If you want to max BF3 @ 1080p the GTX580 will be a good choice.
  4. My budget will be about $2000. I don't know whether to buy a single 570, such as the Asus GTX 570 DCII which is a 3 slot card, or buy a single GTX 560 Ti and then buy a second one later on and have the ability to get 2 monitors. Ive heard that the brands to go for are EVGA, MSI and ASUS for NVIDIA cards.
  5. Whats your native resolution?

    EDIT: Oops 1980

    PNY GeForce GTX 560 Ti 1GB – $234.99
    Sapphire Radeon HD 6950 2GB Toxic, with Unlocking switch – $289.99
    EVGA SuperClocked GeForce GTX 570 1280MB – $339.99 $324.99 after a $15 Mail-in Rebate
    Two Sapphire Radeon HD 6950 2GB in Crossfire: $530
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