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okay ill get 2 of those then. thanks for the info.

no problem, hope you enjoy them wink.gif.
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What am I missing? A single 670 is going to own pretty much anything at 1080 (right?), but you're worried about 680 sli not being enough if the cards are 2GB vs. 4? My 2 570's with 1.28 GB's are very solid at 1440. It doesn't take an $1,100 GPU solution to run games at 1080. The money is better spent elsewhere.

i game at 1440 resolution also, i have TWO EVGA GTX 680 2GB in sli. and i was getting bottleneck by the 2gb of ram playing Battlefield 3 max on ultra, and now i'm switching them for the 4GB version. for resolution 1440 and above i think 3GB would be a safe bet for future games.
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What am I missing? A single 670 is going to own pretty much anything at 1080 (right?), but you're worried about 680 sli not being enough if the cards are 2GB vs. 4? My 2 570's with 1.28 GB's are very solid at 1440. It doesn't take an $1,100 GPU solution to run games at 1080. The money is better spent elsewhere.


i seen skyrim mods eat over 3GB of video memory and BF3 eats vid memory for breakfast i know a few people who are getting memory bottlenecks at 1080 with a 2GB 680. now i do get where your coming from but im going to put it this way if im dropping over 2K for a gaming rig why not spend a little more and get an extra 2GB memory

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no problem, hope you enjoy them wink.gif.

OH i will thumb.gif
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i seen skyrim mods eat over 3GB of video memory and BF3 eats vid memory for breakfast i know a few people who are getting memory bottlenecks at 1080 with a 2GB 680. now i do get where your coming from but im going to put it this way if im dropping over 2K for a gaming rig why not spend a little more and get an extra 2GB memory
OH i will thumb.gif

lol game on brother biggrin.gif, i'm right behind you. bout to switch my TWO EVGA GTX 680 2GB for a 4GB this week. so no more memory problems cheers.gif
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lol game on brother biggrin.gif, i'm right behind you. bout to switch my TWO EVGA GTX 680 2GB for a 4GB this week. so no more memory problems cheers.gif

i wont be getting them this week but very very soon
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How do you tell if bf3 is bottlenecking? frame rate drops?

I have a 580 dc2 with only 1536 memory and my frame rates only drop maybe 1 or 2 on a 64 man server with everything on ultra and hbao on.
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How do you tell if bf3 is bottlenecking? frame rate drops?
I have a 580 dc2 with only 1536 memory and my frame rates only drop maybe 1 or 2 on a 64 man server with everything on ultra and hbao on.

cause i monitor my gtx 680 memory on msi afterburner when i'm playing BF3, and it use more then 2GB. and when it does it makes the game stutter redface.gif.
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