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I played the beta for BF3 and I noticed that I wasn't getting the framerates I liked on a single msi 560 Ti TFII, so I was wondering whether I should get another 560 Ti and SLI, or should I get a single better AMD or Nvidia card? Refer to sig rig, for more info.
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2nd 560ti is going to give you the best price/performance.
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Someone mentioned BF3 requires more Vram. Is this true?
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At what resolution will you gonna play?
560Ti Sli could do Ultra and some AA but i doubt it will max it due to the vram
I played the beta with 465 Sli on ultra @1080p and get huge drops some times and on operation metro, in the final part if the building was destroyed it dropped fps and become unplayable, dont know if it was the lack of vram but im down/sidegrading to a single gtx 580 ( watercooled) and hoping it will be enough
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id buy another 560 to sli, it will beat the single 580 so no point on buying 580 unless you plan on sli 580 in the future then its a good upgrade.
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Originally Posted by matrix2000x2 View Post
Someone mentioned BF3 requires more Vram. Is this true?
Depends on your resolution and if you have everything cranked to the max.
    
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You'll be fine with 1GB VRAM in BF3, you'll run out of power before VRAM.
You'd see a boost if you were playing at 2560x1600
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post #8 of 16
2GB 560Ti's?
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Unless they are 2gb versions they will not max it in Ultra @1080p
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Quote:
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2GB 560Ti's?
TFII 2GB on newegg. But out of stock
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