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Im thinking about gaming in 1440p and I have read a ton threads of people sayingyou dont or you do need the 4GB RAM in the gpu. So I have gone for a GTX 670 4GB SC from EVGA. I just wanted to know how you play 1440p games? Is it already there within the game, or do you have to download mods for this, if so where would i get this. And while im on the topic, do you think it was worth it to get a 4GB version or should I have spent a little more and got a 680 FTW edition?


Thanks
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Im thinking about gaming in 1440p and I have read a ton threads of people sayingyou dont or you do need the 4GB RAM in the gpu. So I have gone for a GTX 670 4GB SC from EVGA. I just wanted to know how you play 1440p games? Is it already there within the game, or do you have to download mods for this, if so where would i get this. And while im on the topic, do you think it was worth it to get a 4GB version or should I have spent a little more and got a 680 FTW edition?
Thanks

You update the drivers and the games should automatically pick up the new maximum resolution.

I'm also wondering the same thing about the 680 4GB vs the 670 4GB.
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Thanks, So its the GPU that upscales im guessing? I was going to go for the 680 but at amazon uk its 510 and thats way too much.
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No upscaling in PC. The game will have the 2560 x 1440 resolution for you to select. It upscales if you chose lower resolutions.
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ok thanks.
post #6 of 8
I don't think 4GBs is actually worth the price difference at 1440p, unless you use really high levels AA in which case your card will run out of power before it needs the vram.

Might actually help a little in the future if you go SLI, but you will still have the bandwidth issues of Kepler.
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Thanks, I have actully cancelled the order and gone with the powerful MSI version that thing looks like a beast!
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Get the 670 over the 680, the price difference just isn't worth it, Overclock the 670 and enjoy well over 680 levels of performance
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