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yeah I already read in an another thread about it.
actually I'm thinking about it, since I've used a second monitor before.
But I'm fine with only one too.
And so far in all tests it didn't matter if the card has 1,5gb or 3gb.
Well it does matter if you play in resolutions beyond 1600p or use several monitors.
For me 1.5gb just does'nt cut it,even with tri SLI,just switched to 3gbs few hours ago & I can see a good difference especially on 3 monitors
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For me 1.5gb just does'nt cut it,even with tri SLI,just switched to 3gbs few hours ago & I can see a good difference especially on 3 monitors
Yea I can imagine that it does
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Yea I can imagine that it does
Since I owned 580 lightning before,comes with a lot of great feature that u don't use at all,have u considered nvidia 3dvision?
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For me 1.5gb just does'nt cut it,even with tri SLI,just switched to 3gbs few hours ago & I can see a good difference especially on 3 monitors
Yeah if your going to be running 3 monitors at resolutions way over 4k then yeah you need 3gb cards , me im running a 1080p 3d front projector and i couldnt be happier
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Since I owned 580 lightning before,comes with a lot of great feature that u don't use at all,have u considered nvidia 3dvision?
Actually I don't plan on using 3dvision. Wouldn't like it to sit with a second pair of glasses in front of my pc.
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Yeah,I get your catch,I don't plan on going 3d eitherdoes'nt more vram mean more future proofing?sureless more is better than less regardless if u use it,its surely more satisfiying to see 3072MB memory size instead if 1536MB
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Yeah,I get your catch,I don't plan on going 3d eitherdoes'nt more vram mean more future proofing?sureless more is better than less regardless if u use it,its surely more satisfiying to see 3072MB memory size instead if 1536MB
Well that's true. Looks way better that way of course.
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Well that's true. Looks way better that way of course.
Well,since u agree,check this out before getting Lightningid u know a 580 lightning weighs ard 1.5kg?
http://vr-zone.com/articles/vr-zone-...iew/10933.html
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Looks nice and now I finally know how the Phantom cools. Never saw those three fans until now.

But yea the card is to expansive for me. A little over my budget.
Well as long I didn't sold my Sapphire 5870 Vapor-X
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Looks nice and now I finally know how the Phantom cools. Never saw those three fans until now.

But yea the card is to expansive for me. A little over my budget.
Well as long I didn't sold my Sapphire 5870 Vapor-X
Its a bit cheaper than MSI 580 1.5gb lightning,Is it expensive in Germany?It very quiet too & very easy to cleanPlus its far sexier than lightning,think as the extra cost as future proofing,at least u will never fall short on vram if your game requires it,gta iv,EFLC?
Edited by Thomas73 - 5/24/11 at 3:59am
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