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Just wondering if there is a noticeable difference between the two?
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A huge difference, 1GB is very limiting nowadays. In a lot of modern games on high-ultra settings you can push 1.5GB-1.8GB of memory usage even at 1080p.
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well I've currently got a 7770 1gb, and I've found a refurbished 7850 1gb for all of £15 on Ebay. Worth it? tongue.gif
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Even if you don't use it it's worth it. You could just buy it and then sell it on again for more tongue.gif
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If it does work and I managed to sell it as well at my 7770, I could easily afford a 2gb 7850. biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by RZ Ezee View Post

If it does work and I managed to sell it as well at my 7770, I could easily afford a 2gb 7850. biggrin.gif
Good! biggrin.gif Best deal ever thumb.gif
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Personally i'm interested in an update on that card when you receive it. Sounds to good to be true imo

Good luck, make sure you are buyer protected and read closely what is being offered.
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Are you sure that it's not faulty? I've seen faulty cards fetch more than that! As already said, I'd read the description very carefully. . . . or else you might end up buying just an empty box tongue.gif
 
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post #9 of 12

Even at 1920x1200 they seem neck and neck in most games - http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Club_3D/HD_7850_RoyalQueen/33.html
 

I'd only go with the 2GB version if you plan to play on a higher resolution or the price difference is very small.

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If you dont plan on going past 1080P they're very similar, I have both.
    
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