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Bioshock Infinite needs VRAM? Hovers around 900MB for me, textures on ultra ofc.

570 has 1.25GB btw wink.gif

Mine hits 1.9GB+ at times.

So does Guru3D http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/bioshock_infinite_graphics_performance_review_benchmark,8.html
    
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post #12 of 13
memory allocation: is the act of managing computer memory.
the essential requirement of memory management is to provide ways to dynamically allocate portions of memory to programs at their request,
and freeing it for reuse when no longer needed.

BioShock, BF3 multi, Skyrim with mods and others will eat as much VRAM you have available...
post #13 of 13
I bought brand NEW HD 7850 and changed to GTX 570 (had the option to do so without losing money, GTX 570 was way more expensive), best decision ever. Luckily I got nvidia so I can take advantage of LightBoost now with my monitor but regardless, felt much much better with the GTX 570.

So in your case when the GTX 570 being cheaper, its the clear choice
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