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Alright it seems the best bet would be to go with another 1.5gb 580 since a 3gb card(s) will not be needed for my current res, hopefully that is the case, if not i will just sell both 1.5gb cards and see how things work with 1 3gb card first then possibly a second .
1.5gb and 3gb are both performace same at your resolution , because i have tried it before because you wont need that much vram at that res ... unless you go higher resolution and 3d surround , 3gb version can provide you crank up max AA , so your vram wont be eat up at high resolution
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well right now i cam run Metro with AA cranked up , im just hoping a second 1.5gb card will run it smoother. From that bench comparison it seems that is what will happen, doubled frame rates.
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well right now i cam run Metro with AA cranked up , im just hoping a second 1.5gb card will run it smoother. From that bench comparison it seems that is what will happen, doubled frame rates.
i can tell you , when i ran metro with everything max i got around 70 fps which is totally flawlessy in game , with 3gb version you will get same result with your res but if you want to go higher resoultion afterward , 3gb provide better gaming performace than 1.5gb because it has more vram and you can crank up AA max without fps loss
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yeah i wont be moving up from this res any time soon, or probably not even multiple display either, so if 2 1.5gb cards will handle games as demanding as metro with AA maxed , i will probably go with another soon.
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yeah i wont be moving up from this res any time soon, or probably not even multiple display either, so if 2 1.5gb cards will handle games as demanding as metro with AA maxed , i will probably go with another soon.
you can getting the msi gtx580 lighting one i heard its oc well and runs cooler so i am intend to sli with lighting one
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