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Though I don't know whether or not to go with the 1.5GB or the 3GB.

I am told 1080+ res will benefit from the 3GB, what about right at 1080?

Not gonna be getting a second 580 in the future.

I was either gonna get a EVGA DS Superclocked or a MSI N580GTX Lightning if I were to go with the 1.5GB version.

Or basically the same two, just 3GB versions (EVGA's 3GB 580 vs MSI's Lightning Xtreme Edition 3GB).

Thoughts?
 
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Looks like people are saying BF3 can use up to 1.7-1.8gb @1080p, so you're not gonna be missing much with a 1.5gb. But if you wanna be able to run everything, might as well go with the 3gb if it's an option, can't hurt
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I'd opt for the 3GB one just to add some futureproof padding to that investment.
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BF3 takes up to 1.6GB of vram on my card so i would get the 3gb..
    
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