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What's your ratio of RAM to VRAM?

Poll Results: What's your ratio of RAM to VRAM?

 
  • 0% (0)
    24:1
  • 5% (3)
    16:1
  • 1% (1)
    12:1
  • 0% (0)
    9:1
  • 17% (10)
    8:1
  • 8% (5)
    6:1
  • 36% (21)
    4:1
  • 7% (4)
    3:1
  • 10% (6)
    2:1
  • 0% (0)
    1:1
  • 0% (0)
    1:2
  • 12% (7)
    Other
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post #1 of 21
Thread Starter 
I came across a similar thread on another forum doing some Google searching/research on something else, and I thought it'd be interesting to see what the majority is.

There is no "general memory" section, so this seems the next best place to put it.

What is your RAM to VRAM ratio? To find the ratio, if you don't know how, here.

A simpler way that doesn't always work but will with most of more common setups/ratios is to take your RAM, divide it by your VRAM, and you'll have your ratio (over one), although that's actually the percentage of RAM versus VRAM, but it sometimes works. If working in both GB and MB, convert them to the same (use the GB's exact MB amount) if you want a more exact result.

I want to see what common ratios are more standard. I'm going to guess between 2:1 and 8:1 will be most common, with 2:1, 4:1, and 8:1 especially, being common.

I have 8GB system RAM, and 1GB VRAM.
Edited by Princess Garnet - 6/12/11 at 5:09am
post #2 of 21
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Originally Posted by Princess Garnet View Post
I have 8GB system RAM, and 1GB system RAM


Most common configuration is 4 GB with a 1 GB card.
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post #3 of 21
Thread Starter 
Doh, obvious typo. Fixing that now.

Finished the poll.
post #4 of 21
In my primary system 16:1; 24GiB of system RAM and 1.5GiB VRAM.

Overall, the ratio isn't much different. I have a half-dozen systems totaling about 100GiB of RAM, and about 7 or 8 GiB of video memory.
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post #5 of 21
I have 4GB of RAM and 2GB of VRAM...

I don't even understand how it makes a difference.
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post #6 of 21
4Gb RAM and 1,25Gb VRAM
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post #7 of 21
i got 4:1 ratio tho if my 1 stick fails on me when i get my new board it'll be 2:1 which is still good ratio.(1gb of Vram available only)
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4:1.5
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post #9 of 21
How would you like SLI setups calculated since they are mirroring VRAM

total or per card
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post #10 of 21
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Draygonn View Post
How would you like SLI setups calculated since they are mirroring VRAM

total or per card
Good question. I didn't think of that. On one hand, I'd say count it only as it can be used, but it's technically VRAM that's there, so it can't just not be counted really. Either way I suppose?
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