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Vram won't make a difference on many games now, because most games don't use a full GB of Vram right now.

However, once they pass that 1GB mark, performance plummets. Benchmarks for a game that utilizes a full GB+ of Vram would be very different than the benchmarks you're citing.
I hit 1010mb vram usage when playing The Witcher 2, and that was with uber sampling, AA, blur effects, motion blur, Depth of Field, and SSAO off I'd be scared to see how much vram it takes to have everything maxed (@ 1080p)
Edited by venomblade - 5/30/11 at 11:47pm
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EDIT: Your PSU should be able to handle two 570s just fine.
I Highly doubt it dude. With 2 OC'd 570's, OC'd i7-860, Memory, 1GB HD, and other hardware that you might add down the line will scream for more headroom.

570 SLI should not be gotten unless the Power supply is a 750 watter. And the OP has a HX 650. If he has no intention of SLI'ing, why not go with the best horsepower/bang for buck single card solution that money can buy? Which is the GTX 570.

1GB Vram might be the standard for 1080p, but more and more games in DX11 are going to break that limit.
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Originally Posted by 5outh

EDIT: Your PSU should be able to handle two 570s just fine.
I Highly doubt it dude. With 2 OC'd 570's, OC'd i7-860, Memory, 1GB HD, and other hardware that you might add down the line will scream for more headroom.

570 SLI should not be gotten unless the Power supply is a 750 watter. And the OP has a HX 650. If he has no intention of SLI'ing, why not go with the best horsepower/bang for buck single card solution that money can buy? Which is the GTX 570.

1GB Vram might be the standard for 1080p, but more and more games in DX11 are going to break that limit.
I think he meant a good 650W can handle 2 GTX 570's if you DON'T overclock them, which is supported by many reviews, but there is no headroom for overclocking. I'm actually heading out to the store now... lets see what happens..
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Get the 570 if you have money to spend. Its worth it. Me myself can never justify spending 300 for a gpu that's why I bought the 560ti.
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I hit 1010mb vram usage when playing The Witcher 2, and that was with uber sampling, AA, blur effects, motion blur, Depth of Field, and SSAO off I'd be scared to see how much vram it takes to have everything maxed (@ 1080p)
This^, I hate how people keep saying you won't need that much Vram when its obvious new games nowadays are so vram hungry. I mean who actually plays with AA off???
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This^, I hate how people keep saying you won't need that much Vram when its obvious new games nowadays are so vram hungry. I mean who actually plays with AA off???
Well realistically you don't need the VRAM a lot of the time, but you're sure as hell going to notice when you run out. I think it's a huge mistake by Nvidia manufacturers that the 2.6GB 570 isn't available outside of Asia. It would be such a popular card (at a price <$400, obviously)...
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I Highly doubt it dude. With 2 OC'd 570's, OC'd i7-860, Memory, 1GB HD, and other hardware that you might add down the line will scream for more headroom.

570 SLI should not be gotten unless the Power supply is a 750 watter. And the OP has a HX 650. If he has no intention of SLI'ing, why not go with the best horsepower/bang for buck single card solution that money can buy? Which is the GTX 570.

1GB Vram might be the standard for 1080p, but more and more games in DX11 are going to break that limit.
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This^, I hate how people keep saying you won't need that much Vram when its obvious new games nowadays are so vram hungry. I mean who actually plays with AA off???
Try not to double post, but it happens, I did it early in the thread, just copy paste into your other post and delete the stuff on the other one.

A lot of people turn AA off if their fps is suffering, and if they have crazy resolutions which acts like AA.

Thanks for the input on the VRAM, you're right video games are become more VRAM hungry, my only concern is whether or not BF3 will require more than 1GB of VRAM (assuming AA disabled), of course none of us will know until it's released, all we know with some certainty is that it runs alright with a GTX 580 (wonder how much uber overclocking they did before running the trailers.. lol)


Update: Went to store, did not get new card.

I think I'll just satisfy my gaming needs with a cheap GTX460 until benchmarks for BF3 come out.
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