NVIDIA have long had a marketing strategy to release cut-down versions of their high end products. The product we have today is one such item. Based on the GF110 core, the same GPU that`s used in both the GTX570 and flagship GTX580 graphics cards, you would be forgiven for believing you have a GTX570/580 in disguise. There are however some inherent differences between the three cards."
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips