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  • 40% (70)
    Yes--Agree
  • 31% (55)
    No--Disagree
  • 27% (47)
    Just enough
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post #191 of 374
agree to that, 2GB of VRAM on the GTX 690 is/was sacrilegious..
and nVidia marketed as 4GB because of 2GB per chip but we all know VRAM doesn't add.. rolleyes.gif
post #192 of 374
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agree to that, 2GB of VRAM on the GTX 690 is/was sacrilegious..
and nVidia marketed as 4GB because of 2GB per chip but we all know VRAM doesn't add.. rolleyes.gif
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=4zYGR4R7Svk#t=165s
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I know hes wrong, I just find it funny.
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post #193 of 374
This is similar to the old question of whether 1gb vram was enough from a couple generations ago. And today 2gb vram is the minimum acceptable for a gaming gpu. Just like 1gb vram was nearing the end o its acceptance 2gb vram is nearing the end of the line today. It's already in the works that future panel densities will rise and game requirements are also on the rise. It looks like more vram is a safe bet for the impending future.
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post #194 of 374
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agree to that, 2GB of VRAM on the GTX 690 is/was sacrilegious..
and nVidia marketed as 4GB because of 2GB per chip but we all know VRAM doesn't add.. rolleyes.gif
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=4zYGR4R7Svk#t=165s
rolleyes.gifWarning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
I know hes wrong, I just find it funny.
I wanted to pull my hair out and that dog is uuuugly..
post #195 of 374
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I wanted to pull my hair out and that dog is uuuugly..

Come here and hold my 8 7950s for me joO! biggrin.gif
    
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post #196 of 374
oh my...
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=4zYGR4R7Svk#t=165s
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I know hes wrong, I just find it funny.

Yea, that bothered me too. I normally watch those videos as he can be pretty entertaining and cover specs/benchmarks without taking it too seriously (that's what I have you all for! biggrin.gif) - that said when he said that I cringed and scrolled down for the comments correcting it... yet none were there. Oh well.
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post #198 of 374
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What games need over 2GB that aren't Skyrim with hundreds of mods and 4k textures?

I came pretty close @1080p in Bioshock:Infinite. I think I was at 1.8gb. Sometimes almost 1.9gb.
post #199 of 374
Agree.

I play Arma 3 all the time and I am around 2500MB usage. With 2gb of vram that would cause hitching and swapping. BF3 goes over 2GB and a few other games that just are slipping my mind at the moment also go over 2GB at 1080p. Oh Crysis 3...

I must admit that it is the exception rather than the rule so 2GB will get you by just fine, but 3GB is much more useful because games are starting to use it now.

I am very happy my 7950 came with 3GB so I don't have to turn down settings just to get inside of the 2GB barrier in some newer games.
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post #200 of 374
I have not run into any limitations with 2GB of ram in my 680's with any game. This is with a single 1080p, 120Hz screen.

2 GB is fine for the next 12 - 18 months at 1080 and 1200p. IMO
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