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I've recently checked how much VRAM MW3 uses with MSI Afterburner. Apparently it uses 742MB on my card, which has 768MB VRAM.

Can this cause frame stuttering and small freezes? I seem to get them alot. And no, it doesn't overheat, I've checked.

If so, what can i do to reduce the VRAM usage?
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you should be fine. As long as the ram usage is at 768mb or lower, you will not have any problems. Vram isnt like the gpu where faster = always better or more = always better. With vram you either have enough for the task at hand or you dont. Now if you start hitting that 768 mark you may want to invest in a 1gb model vga.
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you should be fine. As long as the ram usage is at 768mb or lower, you will not have any problems. Vram isnt like the gpu where faster = always better or more = always better. With vram you either have enough for the task at hand or you dont. Now if you start hitting that 768 mark you may want to invest in a 1gb model vga.

Okay, thanks for answering! But i still have frame stuttering and small freezes, they dont happen often but they can be annoying. (When meeting enemy etc.)

Sometimes it can go in and out of a freeze for 20 - 30 seconds until finally stabilizing itself.
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