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I would go with the 3GB, it is also better future proof. My 570 with 1.25GB of vram is maxed out when I play BF3.
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post #42 of 45
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I would go with the 3GB, it is also better future proof. My 570 with 1.25GB of vram is maxed out when I play BF3.
OP: Just save up a little and pick up a 4GB 6990 or the 3GB 590... I mean, while we are at it, make a quad 590 setup. I would give anything to see that.
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@OP - Nice to see a fellow Arkansan around here ;p
I'm in the same boat as you, stuck between the 1.5G or 3G. I decided to wait for bf3 to be released and see what people say think about Vram but if can't or just don't want to wait, save up some more and get the 3G just to put your worries to rest. Rather be safe then sorry, no?
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@OP - Nice to see a fellow Arkansan around here ;p
I'm in the same boat as you, stuck between the 1.5G or 3G. I decided to wait for bf3 to be released and see what people say think about Vram but if can't or just don't want to wait, save up some more and get the 3G just to put your worries to rest. Rather be safe then sorry, no?
I agree with you on this one. The longer you wait, the more money you would have to get a gpu, no?
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post #45 of 45
Save your money and get a couple of GTX570's in SLI. 1080p don't need the vram, and why pay for an overpriced gtx580, when games coming out atm need a little more power than this card
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