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My new U2713HM arrives today but i am a bit concerned how my 570 is going to cope with this res and wanted to see what you all thought on it? I play a lot of WoW, Sim City, Battlefield 3 and i just picked up Crysis 3 and Assassins creed 3. I dont go super crazy with AA and i imagine ill run like 2-4x (or would like to) on the new monitor. I am worried the 1.25GB of VRAM wont cut it.


If you all think its not enough do you think this is my best upgrade for the money?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202006

$270 after rebate and i imagine i could get $160ish for my 570 (Asus Direct CU II) so it would only be $110 to upgrade
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1.25gb vRAM is enough for 1920*1080, but anything over that will struggle - Can i ask, have you got the reference ASUS 570 or the DC II?
     
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1.25gb vRAM is enough for 1920*1080, but anything over that will struggle - Can i ask, have you got the reference ASUS 570 or the DC II?

the DCII the triple slotter
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If you want to play newer games and like to max everything out then your GTX 570 is nowhere good enough to do that

I have a overclocked Asus GTX 680 and even with only 2x AA or none at all i have have a few games i cant max out at all

Have ordered a second card to solve that problem
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If you want to play newer games and like to max everything out then your GTX 570 is nowhere good enough to do that

I have a overclocked Asus GTX 680 and even with only 2x AA or none at all i have have a few games i cant max out at all

Have ordered a second card to solve that problem

Well ive been happy with my 570 at 1080p so im just curious how much the move to 1440p will hurt my card and if its a lot would the 7950 i linked but a good upgrade
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Yes it would be a upgrade - but look for some 7970s if u can
     
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Well ive been happy with my 570 at 1080p so im just curious how much the move to 1440p will hurt my card and if its a lot would the 7950 i linked but a good upgrade

2560x1440 has 3,6 million pixels 1920x1080 has 2 million so its 1,6 million more or about 40% more pixels so it also takes much more GPU power to max out games in 2560x1440

If you want to go down 1440P then either its 2 cards or something like a GTX Titan if you want to max out your games in 1440P that takes a whole lot of GPU power

My single Asus GTX 680 CU II card ocerclocked are nowhere near good enough for Sleeping Dogs and Hitman Absolution just to name 2 games
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you must upgrade. 1.25GB is certainly not going to cut it.
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Even 2 GB is on the limit on being too little
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Well ive been happy with my 570 at 1080p so im just curious how much the move to 1440p will hurt my card and if its a lot would the 7950 i linked but a good upgrade

2560x1440 has 3,6 million pixels 1920x1080 has 2 million so its 1,6 million more or about 40% more pixels so it also takes much more GPU power to max out games in 2560x1440

If you want to go down 1440P then either its 2 cards or something like a GTX Titan if you want to max out your games in 1440P that takes a whole lot of GPU power

unfortunately even a single Titan is not enough to max out C3 & FC3
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