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EVGA GTX 580 1536mb or 3072mb

post #1 of 7
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I apologize if this has been discussed. I could seem to find it.

Is the extra money worth the 3072 version? Planning to run 3 monitors and probably got to sli in the future.

What do you gain from the extra?
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3 monitors means high resolutions, so i would get the 3gb, as it will work better with high res.
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For 3 monitors, I would without a doubt pick the 3gb card. The extra monitors will require extra memory to be loaded on the card. If you were to run out of memory while a game is running, the card would have to use your system memory to make up for it. This would make the game slow down A LOT because it's a slow path between your system memory and your gpu.
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If your going to run 3 moniters, then yes the 3G Vram version is better.
Here is a simple link that may explain it better:
http://youtu.be/q0VNiWtQqb4

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High res means more memory needed. I would definitely get the 3gb.
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The 3GB version, hands down...
    
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post #7 of 7
Most certainly get a 3GB card, if you run a single monitor then its a coin toss.
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