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Says it all in the title! smile.gif
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For most games yes it is.

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Yep.
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get the HD 7850 2GB. some very good deals

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814131473
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I would say 50/50. There are a lot of games what uses more than 1gb of vram even at this resolution. For instance hitman absolution at 1280x1024 uses ~1400-1800vram with MSSA x4. Moded skyrim, max payne 3, bioshock infinite, crysis 3 and many more also requires more than 1gb of vram at lower resolutions. Plus hd 7850 gpu can handle 2gb memory usage, so 1gb limits it's possibilities. Truly I recommend to get 2gb version.smile.gif
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I would say 50/50. There are a lot of games what uses more than 1gb of vram even at this resolution. For instance hitman absolution at 1280x1024 uses ~1400-1800vram with MSSA x4. Moded skyrim, max payne 3, bioshock infinite, crysis 3 and many more also requires more than 1gb of vram at lower resolutions. Plus hd 7850 gpu can handle 2gb memory usage, so 1gb limits it's possibilities. Truly I recommend to get 2gb version.smile.gif

I doubt he'll be running 4x MSAA on any games with a 7850. Most likely just FXAA. I still recommend the 2gb card.
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Yes, but I would just go with the 2GB version. I had a 560 Ti with 1GB of vram on a 1680x1050 monitor, while it was fine in most games it did struggle with newer releases, and that was a year ago.
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Yes, but I would just go with the 2GB version. I had a 560 Ti with 1GB of vram on a 1680x1050 monitor, while it was fine in most games it did struggle with newer releases, and that was a year ago.

Defiantly. 1gb is just not worth bother with anymore if you plan on doing any gaming at all. I had 460 sli before my 7970 and I continuously hit the 1gb mark.
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Yup even a 7750 is enough for 1440*900 i have one.
    
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