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Poll Results: 2GB VRAM-Not enough anymore-agree or disagree

 
  • 40% (70)
    Yes--Agree
  • 31% (55)
    No--Disagree
  • 27% (47)
    Just enough
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post #291 of 374
Quote:
Originally Posted by malmental View Post

you do not count Hokies.... tongue.gif

Bah!

But i have had both gpus... And have both 2560x1440 and 1080i 120hz lol.

Im also a guy who maxes out any game no matter what the res.. And if there are mods for the game then im using them. thumb.gif

I also used to have 2 590s and was so tired of 1.5mb vram choking out on me..
    
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post #292 of 374
I think 4gb is insanity. What game requires that for single monitor usage. i do know though for a fact that from a video on nvidias site the more vram you have the better your surround gaming experience would be, but most of us are not rich and have either one really good monitor or 3 crappy ones, or 3 normal ones is what i mean by that non 120hz or 3 IPS. Game wise though I'm not sure even the most demanding goes over 2. Maybe in the future definitely, but as of now 2gb is considered high end. 4 GB is enthusiast in my eyes.
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post #293 of 374
Single GPUs aren't really powerful enough to fully utilize even 3gb of VRAM yet. My Titan slows down with Crysis 3 maxed out, Skyrim heavily modded, at 1440p. I'll drop to ~30fps while using as much as 3gb of VRAM. But multi-GPU is another story. I'd hate to have a multi-GPU setup capable of running something at ~60fps ruined by a VRAM wall. Good thing I will not have to worry about that when I add a second Titan down the line. wink.gif
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post #294 of 374
Playing at 2560x1600 I rarely go over 2gb, I'm sure BF4 will take advantage of it.. Hope 4gb is enough because I don't plan on new cards until the Titanic or 880.
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post #295 of 374
For 1080p 2GB of vRAM is completely ok

I have never hit more than 1.8
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post #296 of 374
I disagree;There should be a poll added biggrin.gif
 
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post #297 of 374
Schmuckley +1 to poll added.
post #298 of 374
2GB is fine for lower end cards where you aren't really going to be cranking up the graphics to max. 2Gb is also enough for 1080p res atm. 4GB, personally, atm, is overkill. 3GB seems to me is the sweet spot for VRAM on high end cards atm.

So I both agree and disagree.
Edited by BritishBob - 5/16/13 at 10:48am
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post #299 of 374
Quote:
Originally Posted by BritishBob View Post

2GB is fine for lower end cards where you aren't really going to be cranking up the graphics to max. 2Gb is also enough for 1080p res atm. 4GB, personally, atm, is overkill. 3GB seem, to me is the sweet spot for VRAM on high end cards atm.

So I both agree and disagree.
basically if you go through the thread and poll all the replies that aren't personal swipes.
I bet that's where we're at..

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post #300 of 374
Quote:
Originally Posted by Aussiejuggalo View Post

Says the guy with the Titans lachen.gif. Thats also why i said it depends on the game smile.gif Crysis 1,2 & 3 and Metro 2033 can sometimes push it a bit with maxed settings (mostly Metreo 2033 tho eek.gif) but olderish games with not as good graphics like BF3 can run well

Quote:
Originally Posted by malmental View Post

+1 about the guy with Titans talking about VRAM limits...
no offense but taken with grain of salt.


I also own 4 GTX 680s with 2GB of VRAM, and I've used them in BF3 maxed out with 4x MSAA, and I also pay attention in other games @ 1440p as to how much VRAM is used, as well as how the 680s performed in SLI, Tri-SLI, and Quad SLI, and there was NO stutter in BF3 @ 1440p with 4x MSAA.

Just because I own Titans, does not mean I haven't owned every other high end card that has been released in the past 10 years.

Most recently it was 5870s, then 580s, then 6970s, then 7970s, then 680s, now Titans.
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