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I forgot to tell that i will receive the cards tomorrow so i might be able to change them an pay the difference
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Response time i think is 6 ms for this monitor.
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Response time i think is 6 ms for this monitor.
Response times are jokes, never cared about those things. As long as it's an IPS panel, I could care less.
     
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Response times are jokes, never cared about those things. As long as it's an IPS panel, I could care less.
as most you guys know... if response time isn't up to snuff... you can get major screen tearing with faster video cards... to a point where it can be unbearable... that's why i had to get a different tv/monitor....

having said that... not sure if same thing applies for ips monitors since i've only had led/lcd ones
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as most you guys know... if response time isn't up to snuff... you can get major screen tearing with faster video cards... to a point where it can be unbearable... that's why i had to get a different tv/monitor....

having said that... not sure if same thing applies for ips monitors since i've only had led/lcd ones
Err... that's why you use triple buffered Vsync. Plus poor response time doesn't cause screen tearing, it causes ghosting. All non 3d monitors poll at 60hz intervals. Screen tearing happens when the buffer is being updated during that polling period; faster response time doesn't affect it at all.

As for the OP's question, you'll be fine with 1.5gb of Vram with a single monitor, even at that resolution. I have had no issues what so ever with Vram when I'm running on just a single screen.
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your main goal should be 60FPS vsynced with atleast 8XAA........beyond 60FPS doesn't matter unless you want 3D Vision with 120Hz monitor(s), in which case the 3GB would be superior......for the record, @ 5040x1050 i get 1500+MB vram usage no matter which game i play.......if i could afford two 3GB versions for SLI right now, i would get them without even thinking twice
    
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As for the OP's question, you'll be fine with 1.5gb of Vram with a single monitor, even at that resolution. I have had no issues what so ever with Vram when I'm running on just a single screen.
Agreed.
For 1600P or lower, 1.5GB VRAM should handle everything quite well.
Its the 5780 X 1080 and eyefinity type resolutions that require significant amounts of VRAM.
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no the newest gen cpu's cant handle the newest gfx cards , i recomend using a pentium D .


obvious question is obvious , its the latest cpu ? it will work perfectly aslong as your over 4ghz which is too easy with sb chips even with aircooling .
    
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So i would be able to max out all settings for example in metro 2033
With the 1.5 GB?
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Booty Warrior (U2711) has shown several times that his 2 GB 560's spike well over 1.5 GB VRAM in Metro 2033 with eye candy up..I assume it is the same in several other high end games.

It's your choice in the end on how much eye candy you want.
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