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Originally Posted by Terreos View Post

Correct me if I'm wrong but, doesn't having more memory just keep you from hitting the cards VRAM limits? Adding memory doesn't add performance. Just keeps your games from tanking if they hit the limit.

You understood correctly

And the reason i bought a 4 GB card was not that i tought it would be faster then a 2 GB card but more that it was the only card in stock in the whole country
Edited by shilka - 4/4/13 at 1:08pm
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Lol. Thanks. Just making sure I had my facts straight.
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well in theory the 4gb card would prevent you from having fps drops when memory vram limit is hit. so basically higher average fps by few frames, but it means you dont get stutter because vram limit is not hit

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well in theory the 4gb card would prevent you from having fps drops when memory vram limit is hit. so basically higher average fps by few frames, but it means you dont get stutter because vram limit is not hit

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You can dowload the graphs showing all FPS number from lowest to highest with both 2 GB and 4 GB cards a few posts back

Off topic am just curious but is there anyone who has ever heard of Honorverse?
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The only reason i got the 4gb card was because i play with mods in games like skyrim,gta 4 and thought i might go triple monitor. Plus i heard some games go over 2gb on a single 1440p that's why and also thought if i keep the gtx 670 4gb. In the long run it will help me. But i all ways thought the 2gb and 4gb version of the card was same
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Originally Posted by shilka View Post

You can dowload the graphs showing all FPS number from lowest to highest with both 2 GB and 4 GB cards a few posts back

Off topic am just curious but is there anyone who has ever heard of Honorverse?

No never heard of it. Starting reading about it, sounds interesting though.


On the VRAM issue, the more texture mods and AA you start throwing at games that's where the 2GB vs 4GB will show difference other than that you don't need 4 GB for 1440P


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The only reason i got the 4gb card was because i play with mods in games like skyrim,gta 4 and thought i might go triple monitor. Plus i heard some games go over 2gb on a single 1440p that's why and also thought if i keep the gtx 670 4gb. In the long run it will help me. But i all ways thought the 2gb and 4gb version of the card was same

Cases like yours might push VRAM usage over 2 (depends on the mod in use) so you made a good choice going with higher VRAM.
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The only reason i got the 4gb card was because i play with mods in games like skyrim,gta 4 and thought i might go triple monitor. Plus i heard some games go over 2gb on a single 1440p that's why and also thought if i keep the gtx 670 4gb. In the long run it will help me. But i all ways thought the 2gb and 4gb version of the card was same

Sleeping Dogs is the only game where it really likes more then 2 GB i saw the game eat up 3072 MB of VRAM thats 3 GB out of 4 GB total damm a VRAM hog
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Sleeping Dogs is the only game where it really likes more then 2 GB i saw the game eat up 3072 MB of VRAM thats 3 GB out of 4 GB total damm a VRAM hog

Should only be half of that. Monitoring software typically combines vram used from both cards into one.
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Sleeping Dogs is the only game where it really likes more then 2 GB i saw the game eat up 3072 MB of VRAM thats 3 GB out of 4 GB total damm a VRAM hog

Damn. I played this game awhile back but didn't check out how much vram it was using. Lucky i had a 4gb card smile.gif
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Should only be half of that. Monitoring software typically combines vram used from both cards into one.

I dont have 2 cards i gave up on the 2 GB card and sold it
so i only have the 4 GB card now

Just look at the VRAM

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No never heard of it. Starting reading about it, sounds interesting though..

If you like to read you sould start reading that series
its awesome they have some big battles later in the series and the numbers of missiles and the range is just ridiculous
Edited by shilka - 4/4/13 at 2:06pm
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