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My 1.5GB hasn't met a game I could play at max yet so I don't see why 3GB would be any different.
Just incase you missed it.... How does the 3D effect your gaming quality ?
    
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a 1.5gb 580 will do nicely, 3gb is a bit of a waste on 1 screen
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I run 1920x1200 with max everything and PhyX and do not run out of vram. You shouldnt either @ 1080. Not sure what kinda framerates you will get since I got SLI.
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GOD DAMN i hope so, i need this. after being a commited gamer limited enjoyment caus of the graphics was really annoying me... Im hoping for this to be *****in.....


How much will the 3D affect this ?
It'll cut the framerate in half. Im running tri sli 480s and even with that some games have trouble at 1920x1200 at max. Well.... New and demanding ones
 
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a 1.5gb 580 will do nicely, 3gb is a bit of a waste on 1 screen

Im getting 3 for future proof, gunna try the vision surround 3D job when money permits.... just concentrating on the one for now
    
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It'll cut the framerate in half. Im running tri sli 480s and even with that some games have trouble at 1920x1200 at max. Well.... New and demanding ones
Really i didnt think it was that much of a strain on the system ?
    
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Im getting 3 for future proof, gunna try the vision surround 3D job when money permits.... just concentrating on the one for now
if you have surround 3d in mind, then the 3gb is the way to go
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if you have surround 3d in mind, then the 3gb is the way to go
Its definately in mind, this build should be getting ordered in the next month or so, then its saving to SLI for folding and following that surround =]


Its all very exciting i just dont want to be let down
    
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Ubersampling will give you trouble in The Witcher 2 and certain times in Metro 2033. Other than that, most games can't dish out enough to hurt a 580. Metro: Last Night will probably do some damage.
I don't know much about nV but you can force lots of things like 64x tessellation with AMD's CCC, and still have great framerates; I'd assume it's the same with nV.

Edit: Most people say 3D is more of an annoyance than anything. I personally haven't tried it, but I'm sure you'll be happy with the hardware nontheless!
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Ubersampling will give you trouble in The Witcher 2 and certain times in Metro 2033. Other than that, most games can't dish out enough to hurt a 580. Metro: Last Night will probably do some damage.
I don't know much about nV but you can force lots of things like 64x tessellation with AMD's CCC, and still have great framerates; I'd assume it's the same with nV.

TBH i wasnt the biggest fan of 2033... but the witcher is on the to buy list.... =]


"ubersampling" i just want AA man..... ill kill for it
    
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