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I remember 1-2years ago everyone saying 2gb 58xx was not worth 10-25usd extra.

one of my 5850 died, mostlikely I will sell the other and buy two 6870, then around march 2012 either buy cheap used 69xx or buy a expensive card with 3-4gb VRAM.

My intension is to make GPU upgrade around 1.5-2years.
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what resolution are you runnin?

If its ~ 1920 x 1200 or less 2GB should be fine
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I say not, Metro 2033 uses all 1280MB on my card at 1920x1080. Any DX10/11 game will happily eat more than 1GB.

Resolutions can only go higher, so get more for the future
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I say not, Metro 2033 uses all 1280MB on my card at 1920x1080. Any DX10/11 game will happily eat more than 1GB.

Resolutions can only go higher, so get more for the future
yeah, I could buy a used 5850 and enjoy 5760*1080 with 2AA in DIRT2/3 and Alice madness returns.

Or get 2 6950 and game at 8AA.


Unfortunately I don't play so much, still might go for 2x 6950.
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