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Currently I have 8 gb of ddr3 ram and was wondering if I should upgrade to more, the brand is TEAM and it's their extreme dark series, would adding more ram improve performence I currently have crossfired 6870's and an i5 2500k oc'd to 4.5 ghz cards are at stock clocks and I get 40-50fps on average in my most demanding game crysis 2 on ultra but wan't more performance.
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Nope, more RAM than 8GB won't increase your FPS in games.
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Originally Posted by Gripen90 View Post

Nope, more RAM than 8GB won't increase your FPS in games.
ahh so it's what i feared frown.gif i'm gunna have to upgrade gpu's for performance boost:/ tell me, do you think 1 gb of vmem will be inadequate in a couple years I game at 1920x1080 on a single monitor so i'm fine for now but I know crysis 2 already uses more than 1gb with high res textures on but like I said my performance is still good but as far as future titles like c3?
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ahh so it's what i feared frown.gif i'm gunna have to upgrade gpu's for performance boost:/ tell me, do you think 1 gb of vmem will be inadequate in a couple years I game at 1920x1080 on a single monitor so i'm fine for now but I know crysis 2 already uses more than 1gb with high res textures on but like I said my performance is still good but as far as future titles like c3?

Well 1GB is actually being utilized in quite a number of games today, however two cards with 1GB will still deliver an ok playable frame rate in 1920x1080. I have another PC with GTX 460 1GB SLI and I play Crysis 2 DX11 + high res texture pack and it runs smooth enough.
However if you're going to invest in a new card then don't go under 1.5GB of memory.
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