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i know i am not going to like the answer i am going to get but i can't find my answer from google. If i drop another gtx 680 what will my fps be in metro 2033 when completely maxed at 1080p. I don't think i will be able to sustain 60 fps by any means but will it be playable. Playable to me is no lower than 35 fps at the very least and i don't like that. Of course i prefer 60fps but mid 40s to 50 fps doesn't bother me to bad.
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http://www.guru3d.com/articles-pages/geforce_gtx_680_sli_review,12.html

http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1904/9/

 

btw. you wasted money for nothing with the extra 2 gigs of ram for 1080p


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Quote:
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http://www.guru3d.com/articles-pages/geforce_gtx_680_sli_review,12.html
http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1904/9/

btw. you wasted money for nothing with the extra 2 gigs of ram for 1080p
i beg to differ i use well over 2gb when skyrim is modded out with hd texture packs. Crysis 2 modded out hits 2.5gb. Plus it really only cost me 80$ which isn't something i consider a bank killer with my build. Out of respect though i would agree 90% of the time 2gb is more than enough for 1080p. I also wasn't going to come from a 2.5gb card (gtx 570) to a 2gb card. If i spend money on a upgrade i want everything to be upped.

p.s one more thing i would like to add is my thanks for the benchies, thats what i was looking for. I guess i didn't look hard enough. rep+
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well we can agree to disagree lol

    
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also i would have to admit the difference between 2gb and 4gbs in games at 1080 is prob not even noticeable. If one is trying to be as cost effective as possible i would have to agree going with the 2gb version of the gtx 680 is going to be well enough for some time now. I really think the gtx 680 takes a hit in the 256 bit bandwidth department. I was inches from opting for the 7970 because of this. The only thing that held me from that was borderlands 2 with phyx and i kind of feel i might want to give 3d vision a try one day. I am not a fan boy or anything but i do prefer nvidia over ati most of the time. TBH though the 7970 ghz edition is one hell of a card.
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the 2gb memory interface is fine for the 6 series cards. maybe next generation nvidia cards will have more memory bandwidth.

    
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i beg to differ i use well over 2gb when skyrim is modded out with hd texture packs. Crysis 2 modded out hits 2.5gb. Plus it really only cost me 80$ which isn't something i consider a bank killer with my build. Out of respect though i would agree 90% of the time 2gb is more than enough for 1080p. I also wasn't going to come from a 2.5gb card (gtx 570) to a 2gb card. If i spend money on a upgrade i want everything to be upped.
p.s one more thing i would like to add is my thanks for the benchies, thats what i was looking for. I guess i didn't look hard enough. rep+

this

ive seen 2.5gb usage with high res textures/dx11/ultra @1080p.

im glad i have a 3gb card!
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