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I picked up a ASUS GeForece GTS250 about a month ago. It was listed as a 512MB "Dark Knight" GTS 250. Its S/N sticker reads ENGTS250 DK/HTDI/512MD3, which should be the 512MB.

Well I just answered my own question! Well, no, this is where I found things to be a little weird...

If I load up CPU-Z and look at my graphics cards it reads as 1024MB.
picture.php?albumid=4311&pictureid=24454

Then after looking at countless pictures of the card I noticed that they all had a single 6-pin connection for power. So I double checked mine to make sure I wasn't hallucinating when I put it in and mine has 2 6-pin connectors.
(see attched, 1st is reg 512MB 2nd is what mine looks like)

So what do I believe, the S/N or what CPU-Z tells me?
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post #2 of 16
WHat do other programs say?
I think you got lucky, or an RMA'ed card with the wrong sticked slapped on.
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Download GPU-Z, should tell you everything you want to know. wink.gif
    
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post #4 of 16
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dasparx;13383390 
WHat do other programs say?
I think you got lucky, or an RMA'ed card with the wrong sticked slapped on.
That's obviously what I'm hoping for, haha! What other programs will tell me what the specs on a specific card are?

EDIT: Ahh, coo, I'mma check it out now. Thanks, SmokinWaffle.
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post #5 of 16
Gpu-z
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Second picture is labelled as an 9800gtx.

EDIT:
9800gtx and gts 250 are almost idetical anyways spec wise appart from the core on the gts250 is a newer revision,looks like you got lucky with getting more vram.
Edited by superj1977 - 5/4/11 at 4:13pm
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post #7 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by superj1977;13383423 
Second picture is labelled as an 9800gtx.

Which is basically what a GTS 250 is. It was rebranded from 9800GTX to GTS 250.

BIOS reads as a GTS 250 it looks like.
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post #8 of 16
Mine is an asus too. And I think they only hade the 1gb version
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post #9 of 16
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GPU-Z reads it as 512MB, so I guess that's what it is.
picture.php?albumid=4311&pictureid=24455

As was pointed out, 2nd picture reads 9800gtx+ so perhaps this IS a re-branded card rather than a totally new GTS250 version?
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post #10 of 16
Sometimes they get the stickers just wrong. My friend bought a gtx260 with the 270 (I think) sticker on the side
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