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Poll Results: Still not enough? Keep your bias aside for a second :)

Poll expired: Mar 16, 2014  
  • 52% (28)
    Yes, it's enough
  • 28% (15)
    No, i believe it's still not enough
  • 18% (10)
    I'm still on the fence
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^^^ Exactly what i thought... rolleyes.gif
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Originally Posted by rdr09 View Post

i think it is the game skyrim that started this "2GB is not enough" thing.

Modded Skyrim is just terrible in that regard. But in general, as long as you don't put out a terrible, shoddy port, 2GB is fine for most purposes. I'm still a bit skeptical about 4k but I haven't had time to look at the benchmarks posted in depth.

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I swear it's like talking to a wall... At least you get my point thumb.gif. They complain 2gb of V-ram is not enough, and they get 30 fps with No AA tongue.gif. Maybe they think if they add 32gb V-ram their GPU's would be blessed by the Gods with horsepower to render X8MSAA

Dude. Everybody knows VRAM is the best indicator of GPU power. My 4GB 7750 is actually 33% faster than a 780. rolleyes.gif Yes, those actually do exist, no, I don't have one, and no, I am not being serious.

Anyway, VRAM is a great way to get people to upgrade. Titans vs 780s? VRAM, and some people still get the former for gaming because they just don't know better. 7970s? 3GB and 6GB varieties, though I have not seen anybody with a 6GB 7970. Pitcairn, Curaco, and GK104? 4GB variants that people buy even though they lack the horsepower to really use it. Mobile market is even worse. Nvidia's newest flagship laptop chip is basically a 680 3.0... with eight freakin' gigs of VRAM. doh.gif
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My GTX 660m had 2gb of V-ram, unfortunately it didn't seem to help it one bit at 1080p x8MSAA, even though it was only showing 1gb allocated V-ram usage. Check out that minimum FPS? Some people would regard this as V-ram wall on desktop GPU's... rolleyes.gif
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Something is not right, I did the same test with the res scale in bf4 and my vram usage went up to 2.4gb with 200% scale and would give me stuttering, ultra preset @ 1080p in the test range.
     
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Something is not right, I did the same test with the res scale in bf4 and my vram usage went up to 2.4gb with 200% scale and would give me stuttering, ultra preset @ 1080p in the test range.

With mantle? When you run out of vram bf4 swap to pagefile thats why you have stutter
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With mantle? When you run out of vram bf4 swap to pagefile thats why you have stutter

that res scale test is with Dx11

With mantle my vram usage INSTANTLY doubles and will use 3.5gb on the same ultra settings that used just under 2gb, and by instantly, I mean it loads 1.5gb onto my vram as the game is loading, then increases while ingame.

low preset on mantle has the same vram usage as ultra on dx11, its friggin stupid and makes it completely void to even use it until they "optimize", or if its a bug with bf4, when ever the fix their game.
unless I want to play on low with 150fps on a 60hz screen. -.-
     
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I agree to a point, however my 770 2GB runs out of VRAM in Titanfall at only 1080p, I have to drop textures to high and drop anti aliasing to keep my VRAM usage under 2000MB
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I agree to a point, however my 770 2GB runs out of VRAM in Titanfall at only 1080p, I have to drop textures to high and drop anti aliasing to keep my VRAM usage under 2000MB

This is as I've been saying.
It's due no texture streaming being implemented into the game so It just fills the GPU up with all the textures it can rolleyes.gif
Some people dont have much trouble though, I only had to drop it from Insane and everything else was maxed out and it ran flawlessly.
The thing is, the textures look like crap, how on earth are they filling up 2GB?
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I honestly don't know why it needs that much VRAM -_- I just hope they sort it out soon. And I agree with the OP saying that you almost always run out of processing power before you do VRAM, but this is one of those games where my 770 runs at 60-70% usage but it is out of VRAM, and when I go to 1440p it will probably only be worse.
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