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I've seen a couple of comments from people saying there's no point in getting the 4 GB version of this card over the 2 GB version, possibly because of the 256-bit width bus. Is that actually the case? Google doesn't seem to be providing many seperate reviews of the 4 GB version of this card. I think from what I've seen in reviews before, 3 GB VRAM can serve a 1440p monitor better than 2 GB, but this is from the GTX 580 Lightnings with the 3 GB editions. Not sure what bus width those were. What about oversampling, and is that dependent on bus speed? The 4 GB version of the card is only $20 more anyways, so someone would have to make a really strong argument against it to convince me that there's no point in throwing that extra $20 towards 2 GB more of VRAM.
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I've seen a couple of comments from people saying there's no point in getting the 4 GB version of this card over the 2 GB version, possibly because of the 256-bit width bus. Is that actually the case? Google doesn't seem to be providing many seperate reviews of the 4 GB version of this card. I think from what I've seen in reviews before, 3 GB VRAM can serve a 1440p monitor better than 2 GB, but this is from the GTX 580 Lightnings with the 3 GB editions. Not sure what bus width those were. What about oversampling, and is that dependent on bus speed? The 4 GB version of the card is only $20 more anyways, so someone would have to make a really strong argument against it to convince me that there's no point in thoring that extra $20 towards 2 GB more of VRAM.

It's worth the $20 and don't let somebody tell you otherwise. Games like Skyrim, when modded, can easily run at 60+ FPS while using more than 2GB of vRAM.
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I've seen a couple of comments from people saying there's no point in getting the 4 GB version of this card over the 2 GB version, possibly because of the 256-bit width bus. Is that actually the case? Google doesn't seem to be providing many seperate reviews of the 4 GB version of this card. I think from what I've seen in reviews before, 3 GB VRAM can serve a 1440p monitor better than 2 GB, but this is from the GTX 580 Lightnings with the 3 GB editions. Not sure what bus width those were. What about oversampling, and is that dependent on bus speed? The 4 GB version of the card is only $20 more anyways, so someone would have to make a really strong argument against it to convince me that there's no point in throwing that extra $20 towards 2 GB more of VRAM.

Yes they are worth the extra money if you'll use the VRAM. Don't let anyone tell you otherwise because they are flat out wrong.
    
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Yes they are worth the extra money if you'll use the VRAM. Don't let anyone tell you otherwise because they are flat out wrong.
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It's worth the $20 and don't let somebody tell you otherwise. Games like Skyrim, when modded, can easily run at 60+ FPS while using more than 2GB of vRAM.

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