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Guess that's what I'll do then. That'll give me some time to save up money after buying my monitor. I'll just cut back on the AA and AF settings.
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Guess that's what I'll do then. That'll give me some time to save up money after buying my monitor. I'll just cut back on the AA and AF settings.

That's a very wise choice. Plus you dont really need aa on a 1440p monitor i hardly use it. And it still looks amazing
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I honestly notice very little at 1080p. Either my eyes are that bad or I'm just not that observant. What games do you play and how's motion blur on the u2713hm? Honestly trying to think of questions for you but, I've read reviews to death so I have a pretty good idea of what to expect.
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Currently at 1440p 2GB VRAM is more than enough.

GPU prowess can over come VRAM limits to some point at this resolution.

To answer your question you have to ask yourself..... the question on everyone's mind.... How much VRAM is enough this year and how much VRAM will be required in gaming next year or beyond? If you change GPU's once a year then 2GB is great right now. If your not planning on upgrading and keeping your card a couple of years or more then get more VRAM up front even if you don't need it to cover yourself later.
     
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I originally wasn't going to go with 1440p when I was building my system. So I went with the 2GB model. I figured I'd be happy for atleast two years. Turns out I changed my mind. I have seen setups using my exact card in sli on 1440p monitors doing well. But, like you said I'm curious if future cards will need it. So I'll just try it without aa and af on see where I'll need to go from there.
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Can anyone else downsample at this high of a res? If I try setting up a custom resolution at say 3200x1800 at anything over 50hz I get a pop up saying that it isn't supported by my display. I can't do 3140x2160 at anything over 45hz. Yet I can do 2560x1440 at 120hz just fine.
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Can anyone else downsample at this high of a res? If I try setting up a custom resolution at say 3200x1800 at anything over 50hz I get a pop up saying that it isn't supported by my display. I can't do 3140x2160 at anything over 45hz. Yet I can do 2560x1440 at 120hz just fine.

AFAIK AMD cards rely on the display to do the scaling, while Nvidia cards scale on the GPU and then send a native resolution signal. So even when downsampling from 3840x2160 only a 2560x1440 signal is being sent.

Your best bet would be to peruse this topic: http://forums.guru3d.com/showthread.php?t=366244

From what little skimming I did, it seems as though it's not really possible to get super high resolutions at 60Hz.
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post #3578 of 6172
Oh, I haven't updated my system specs. I went green.

I know that its putting out a 2560x1440 signal. Its just a nice option for games that don't support any forms of real aa like Bioshock Infinite.

Edit: There is some good info in that thread, thanks.
Edited by BababooeyHTJ - 3/30/13 at 2:19pm
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Oh, I haven't updated my system specs. I went green.

I know that its putting out a 2560x1440 signal. Its just a nice option for games that don't support any forms of real aa like Bioshock Infinite.

That changes everything. thumb.gif

Here is the de facto guide: http://forums.guru3d.com/showthread.php?t=346325

The most important bit is increasing total horizontal pixels (and reducing total vertical pixels as far as possible) until you get the pixel clock to the interface limit. 270MHz for DP 1.1, 340MHz for HDMI 1.3 and ~500MHz for dual DVI.

As far as 3840x2160 goes, I know it's possible on 1920x1080 displays, not entirely certain if a 2560x1440 display can pull it off. Basically the smaller the display, the more head room for downsampling.
Edited by zinfinion - 3/30/13 at 2:33pm
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You can add me to the club now. Here's a picture of my Monoprice monitor:



The stand sucks a little bit, and the lack of scaler is mildly annoying sometimes, but other than that I love it. I have zero bad pixels, and I haven't noticed any backlight bleed (at a reasonable brightness level anyway - I find super high brightness rather blinding). I'm still using crossfire 5770s in Windows 7 - they're more than sufficient for Source games and such. I mostly got it for the resolution, and not gaming.
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