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it's finally here. farewell 1080p!

Damn, I've already forgot the feeling I had when I started using my 1600p display. Enjoy it while it lasts you get used to it :-P
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Probably yes, what games? 2GB is pretty okay for 1080p but too low for 1440p tbh.
Also, gtx690 is a scam frown.gif Very good looking and pretty beast, but the 2gb just kills it...

I don't even have 2GB VRAM and I have yet to struggle in maxing any game.
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I don't even have 2GB VRAM and I have yet to struggle in maxing any game.
Try running games at ultra... Metro2033 / Crysis 2 with high res texture pack will burn your card.
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So what is more important for HI RES/1440 gaming -- high end GPU, SLI, or having over 2 GB of VRAM? Sounds like I would be okay to swap my 580 GTX 1.5GB for a single 680 GTX 4GB.
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2GB is enough for single display gaming. In my personal opinion, but I don't run any 3rd party texture mods in my games.
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Try running games at ultra... Metro2033 / Crysis 2 with high res texture pack will burn your card.

Ya i remember when i had cfx 5970s (1GB Vram per Gpu ) and tried to run metro2033 at max settings with AA on max, on a 1600p Dell U3011and my videocards were choking so hard it took 2minz for the menu to come up and pressing the esc key
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So what is more important for HI RES/1440 gaming -- high end GPU, SLI, or having over 2 GB of VRAM? Sounds like I would be okay to swap my 580 GTX 1.5GB for a single 680 GTX 4GB.

Or a 670 for that matter . ..

I upgraded from a 580 1.5gb card to a 670 4gb card and the difference in regards to over all game smoothness in 1440p res is huge. The 580 did okay ... but modded skyrim would make it stutter pretty bad. The 670 4gb card is super smooth.
    
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Looks like ill be staying in the club. After exchanging couple emails with EVGA they suggested I use a VGA cable and now I can be in bios or anywhere else.

Glad to be back in 1440. I'm waiting for the display port cable to arrive so that I can test with that
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Try running games at ultra... Metro2033 / Crysis 2 with high res texture pack will burn your card.

Metro 2033 was just fine.

I'd never waste my time with Crysis 2, regardless of its graphical fidelity. wink.gif

I guess it comes down to different strokes. I'm not the kind of guy who spends more hours applying texture packs than I do playing the game. I only installed a few mods for Skyrim to be honest, and the game ran swimmingly at 1440p fully maxed.
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Metro 2033 was just fine.
I'd never waste my time with Crysis 2, regardless of its graphical fidelity. wink.gif
I guess it comes down to different strokes. I'm not the kind of guy who spends more hours applying texture packs than I do playing the game. I only installed a few mods for Skyrim to be honest, and the game ran swimmingly at 1440p fully maxed.
It's about the graphics, C2 is otherwise crappy shooter. I don't find skyrim hard to run, played it on high at 1080p with GTS450 and i3-540 without problems.
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