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Battlefield 3 might have excellent multiplayer, but internet is costly and slow here in SA. So playing online is not an option and also, LAN gaming where I live is a group friends having a few beers and playing the classics. Most notably Counter Strike Source, Unreal Tournament 2004 and Left 4 Dead in Co-Op mode. So I won't be playing BF 3, because from what I hear, the single player campaign isn't too good. Skyrim on the other hand I'll definitively play. I never used mods in Oblivion, so I won't choose to put mods on Skyrim. So I guess VRAM isn't such an issue for me. Another point. I can't get the Phantom 2Gb anywhere in SA, so yeah, 1Gb it is for me smile.gif
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Battlefield 3 might have excellent multiplayer, but internet is costly and slow here in SA. So playing online is not an option and also, LAN gaming where I live is a group friends having a few beers and playing the classics. Most notably Counter Strike Source, Unreal Tournament 2004 and Left 4 Dead in Co-Op mode. So I won't be playing BF 3, because from what I hear, the single player campaign isn't too good. Skyrim on the other hand I'll definitively play. I never used mods in Oblivion, so I won't choose to put mods on Skyrim. So I guess VRAM isn't such an issue for me. Another point. I can't get the Phantom 2Gb anywhere in SA, so yeah, 1Gb it is for me smile.gif

This makes me stand by my previous post then. On my setup I get 40ish fps in skyrim on max settings with like 2xAA I believe. Could be less. I think I had issues at 4x and turned down. A 560ti shouldn't have these issues.

Side note: my cards onlly have 738 ( I believe) ram.
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If i remember correctly my 560ti gave me around 40-60fps maxed out in skyrim.

Im getting rid of it though for 2 6950 with 2gb vram, so that should do me well for a while. Especially since crossfire 6950's may be better than a 7970 O.o
post #34 of 82
not a chance at all, even if u do SLI the 2GB version
a good year, maybe 2... maybe
1GB is the new poor man's vram standard
BELIEVE IT, DEAL WITH IT
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sounds like someone is trying to justify why they spent so much money on their GPUs to increase their e-peen.
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Keep it cool, fellas thumb.gif
    
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sure thing, but im cool as a cucumber thumb.gif
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I have one MSI Lighting Extreme and right now can max out any game on my monitor.
Latter on, I'll get another one and sli them.
That's about as "future proof" as you can get.
What are you going to do in the future with your GTX560ti in sli? Add another?
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not future proof
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post #40 of 82
The only futureproof video card you buy is from the future. Once you figure out how to build a time machine you are stuck using whatever is "present-proof".
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