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How much VRAM does Bf3 need?

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I am running on a 2560 x 1600 resolution with high textures on bf3 so I was wondering how much does this game require? Is there a program I can run to monitor my VRAM usage? I seen some program for NVIDIA users where it monitored it ingame for them.
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you can monitor memory usage with msi after burner but you have to get the beta version for ati cards.
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it likes 1.3 -2gb
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You can use MSI Afterburner
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As much as you can give it.
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BF3 is using 1.23gb aprox in my rig. Almost ultra (some settings modified) 16xAA 4xMSAA @ 1680x1050.
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Originally Posted by WizrdSleevz View Post
As much as you can give it.
It will use as much VRAM is available. It maxed out my VRAM on my 5770's, though I didn't experience any performance issues aside from the crossfire stuttering.
    
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post #8 of 14
I was running everything at Ultra w/ 4xAA last night, and I think I peaked ~1700MB. Which is less than I thought it would be.

Monitoring program: MSI Afterburner
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Theres a known memory leak bug in BF3. It's using up almost what ever the cards VRAM is to max.

Examples:

My 1.5GB VRAM after playing Ultra settings 4xMSAA on 1920x1200 resolution says it maxed 1.474GB VRAM on BF3 by Afterburner.

Notice on MayorWinters 1.2GB VRAM his showed 1.23GB VRAM at 1680x1050 resolution.

Others with 2.0GB cards it's showing 1.80GB VRAM on single monitor.

It's not coiencidental it's using up almost exactly what VRAM everyone has on the card.

Until they fix it, the world may never know.
     
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All you can give it.
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