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GTX 570 1280 MB - worth it?

post #1 of 15
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Found a used GTX 570 for basically 2/3 of the price of a new one (it's only 3 weeks old).
I'm just a little unsure, with 1280MB games like BF3 is gonna suffer or maybe the 570 can't even support it on ultra which means you don't need the 2GB?

I'm uncertain cause I don't know if I will be needing more RAM on the GPU or not.
Mostly playing StarCraft 2 and Race games.

What games besides BF3 need more than 1.5GB?

Don't know if getting a non-2GB card is worth it or not.

Advice would be really appreciated.
post #2 of 15
My 570 runs BF3 on ultra at a solid 60fps with 16x AA.
I do, however have MSAA off which is where the biggest performance hit is.

They aren't a card to be scoffed at.
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post #3 of 15
Have 2 GTX 570's and at 1080p I am yet to find a game where I am running out of VRam.
post #4 of 15
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Thanks.
I think I'm gonna go with it then.
Will a Fractal Design Newton R2 650W run it for me?
Have the computer in sign.
post #5 of 15
Got one too, shreds games like a mother****er
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post #6 of 15
I had during the BF3 beta and it ran fine with 4xMSAA though if I still had it or had known at the time I'd be using FXAA
post #7 of 15
Guys, even when VRAM is maxed with all settings on maximum all you do is lose a couple of frames it's nothing drastic.

People act as if your VRAM is maxed it just won't run the game this isn't true in the slightest.
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You'll be happy with the 570, especially coming off a 260.
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post #9 of 15
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Sounds great, now I just need to make the deal.
Will a 650W run it?
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Sounds great, now I just need to make the deal.
Will a 650W run it?
A quality 500W PSU would run it. However most people opt for 550W-650W because they just love wasting money + headroom.
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