I'm thinking of getting a 1060, do I need to upgrade my CPU or Mobo?

Hi, I'm thinking of getting myself one of the new GTX 1060s to replace my Radeon 7870 but I was curious if I needed a new CPU for newer games too. I have no interest in going beyond 1920x1080p 60fps at the moment but I'd like to look at options incase I do upgrade to 4k or something else later. My general question is the title, but I've got a few additional ones. Should I upgrade the CPU while I'm at it? Will my mobo be able to handle a 1060? Should I get the 1070 instead (I heard 1060 doesn't have SLI but I'm not sure if that's true)?

My current specs are as follows.
CPU: i7 3820
Mainboard: X79A-GD45 Plus (MS-7760)
Memory: 16 GBytes (type DDR3 whatever that means)
GPU: Radeon HD 7870 (not totally sure which brand)
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  1. My personal opinion is that you will not see a huge difference in performance if you upgrade your CPU. Will it run better? Probably yes. But not to a degree that will worth the extra money you re going to spend..because remember. If you upgrade your CPu to the newest generation, then you ll also have to upgrade your motherboard AND your RAM to fit the latest DDR4 standards. If i were you, i would just upgrade my graphics card. Your current motherboard will be able to handle the 1060 (and 1070).
    Now about the graphics cards. It is true that the GTX 1060 does not support SLI so if you re really planning on using this feature then this is not the card for you. For 1080p gaming the 1060 should be just fine for you but if you re going to go beyond that later and money is not an issue for you, then go for the 1070.
  2. You're good for sure, I'm getting the next 1080ti on my older 2nd gen i7 and know it's going to be fantastic/very little bottleneck.
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