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Nothing that I've noticed. Certainly no lag anyway.

That's good. I loved those 570 SOC's when I had them. Only reason I did ditch 'em was because at one time I ran Surround at 5760x1080, at at the resolution not only was the memory being maxed out, but I did notice a good amount of lag just because of hitting VRAM limits. I even had one flight sim that would crash and completely close and then give me an error of not enough video memory....so yea I was sad to see them go sad-smiley-002.gif LOL
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bf3 is such a bad example for memeory usage, doesn't matter if you have 1.2gb or 4gb. It's going to use it just because it can while providing no benefiting, unless you have a setup like vega with 5 monitors...then yes thats a different story.

Good point. Although it doesn't try to max out my 2GB of memory at 1440p, hangs around 1700MB of usage.
Edited by PCModderMike - 9/14/12 at 8:30am
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http://db.tt/RmVzPzfl

1600p Apple monitor next to the original 1200p Apple Cinema HD display.

Sorry for the funny lookin link, trying to do this from a mobile device and there's no way for me to copy the direct link of an image. It's a Dropbox URL.
 
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A big fan of Apple monitors I take it?

I'm not judging, it's just an observation.
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Yup. I like my monitors sexy.
 
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Yup. I like my monitors sexy.

and expensive tongue.gif
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Yup. I like my monitors sexy.
Personal preference. I think these are better looking. ;]
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I'm the only one with a 1600p Apple monitor? Will post pics later

Do you get any input lag with the Thunderbolt/Mini-Display to DVI adapter?
Edited by rationalthinking - 9/14/12 at 11:06am
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I'm the only one with a 1600p Apple monitor? Will post pics later

Nope, I have 2 of the 30 inch 1600p in my office (not to be confused with my play den). Moved on to a single 1440p from Apple now (two crossover 1440p on the way for surround)
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Thanks for the responses guys. I have had my 690 since June, but the 2GB VRAM thing has always kind of nagged me especially at 2560x1600. I can run every game just fine and haven't run out of memory on it, but it still kind of irritated me. BF3 MP uses about 1.8GB in the new Armored Kill pack. I loaded up Crysis 2 yesterday to refresh my memory on its performance. Everything at Ultra, Hi-res pack etc it got up to 2.2GB. Got about 45-50fps on the 580s.

My 580s are the MSI Lightning Xtreme 3GBs by the way. I originally got the 690 to try and get closer to the 120fps mark on my 120hz monitor, but that was before I got the U3011. Since it's a 60hz panel I don't have that same need, and the 580s seem to do most games at 60fps or pretty close. So I'm considering letting the 690 go while I can still get a nice amount back for it. I love the card and the craftsmanship of it though so that's why it's kind of a tough call for me.
Edited by dboythagr8 - 9/14/12 at 11:38am
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Thanks for the responses guys. I have had my 690 since June, but the 2GB VRAM thing has always kind of nagged me especially at 2560x1600. I can run every game just fine and haven't run out of memory on it, but it still kind of irritated me. BF3 MP uses about 1.8GB in the new Armored Kill pack. I loaded up Crysis 2 yesterday to refresh my memory on its performance. Everything at Ultra, Hi-res pack etc it got up to 2.2GB. Got about 45-50fps on the 580s.
My 580s are the MSI Lightning Xtreme 3GBs by the way. I originally got the 690 to try and get closer to the 120fps mark on my 120hz monitor, but that was before I got the U3011. Since it's a 60hz panel I don't have that same need, and the 580s seem to do most games at 60fps or pretty close. So I'm considering letting the 690 go while I can still get a nice amount back for it. I love the card and the craftsmanship of it though so that's why it's kind of a tough call for me.

I think I saw you post this same situation on the GTX 690s owner club, was going to comment but had to leave, if you can get enough of a resell on it ($825-9xx) then I'd just wait for the next series if I were you.
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