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post #11 of 15
Right now, speaking from experience, 2GB of VRAM is fine for 1440p. However, we just don't know how much VRAM the next gen games will use, so playing it safe is probably a good idea. I think the 780 is the best route to go, I don't see the 9970 beating the 780 at stock speeds.
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Originally Posted by KaiserFrederick View Post

Right now, speaking from experience, 2GB of VRAM is fine for 1440p. However, we just don't know how much VRAM the next gen games will use, so playing it safe is probably a good idea. I think the 780 is the best route to go, I don't see the 9970 beating the 780 at stock speeds.

Nobody has any clue of what the 9970 will be capable of.
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That's the catch isn't it. If you wait longer the upgrade will be bigger but you get less for your old gear tongue.gif
I would wait if possible for a bigger upgrade but if you absolutely must upgrade I would go GTX 780.
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I got each of my 670s for 250 bucks. Im running a 1440p monitor fine with 2gb, I do not run AA though. I prefer the sharp look over the smoothed look.
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I'm also very tempted to take a 7970 but the performance increase will be minimal. The price will be great though.

Really torn between getting two of them in CFX or a single 780. 670 seems less and less a good choice with only 2GB of RAM. I heavily mod Skyrim and Fallout and plan on modding GTA V as well.
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