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LoL! Why do owners of 3GB cards get so defensive? It's only graphics cards.

You should have seen the vitriol Titan owners were subject to in the month leading up to release, and the three months after.
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Indeed. I haven't come close to even 3GB of memory allocation at 1440p. Crysis 3 on Very High with 2x SMAA hovers around 2K for me, and that's one of the best looking and most demanding games on the market. I couldn't force more AA if I wanted to since the GPU isn't strong enough on its own, not that it's even needed.

Crysis 3 definitely has really low vram usage for how high the fidelity is.

In contrast, should see how obscene the vram usage is in the Star Citizen Hangar module, and that is without any AA. Of course, that is an optimized pile of script right now.
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post #282 of 1081
I certainly wanted Titans bad enough to pay over $2k for them. Luckily it looks like that investment will last me a long time yet so it turned out not to be such a bad value after all. Plus, I already have 6GB of memory for whenever I finally get that 60Hz 4k monitor! wink.gif
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LoL! Why do owners of 3GB cards get so defensive? It's only graphics cards.


it has nothing to do with owning a 3gb card, i can easily go out and buy a 4/6gb card if i needed to, but guess what...i dont...because a 6gb card coming out doesnt magically mean 3gb is dead. ps i buy my cards for benching, not gaming.
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I certainly wanted Titans bad enough to pay over $2k for them. Luckily it looks like that investment will last me a long time yet so it turned out not to be such a bad value after all. Plus, I already have 6GB of memory for whenever I finally get that 60Hz 4k monitor! wink.gif

hehe... I think titans are the first GPUs iv'e been satisfied with in a long time.
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it has nothing to do with owning a 3gb card, i can easily go out and buy a 4/6gb card if i needed to, but guess what...i dont...because a 6gb card coming out doesnt magically mean 3gb is dead. ps i buy my cards for benching, not gaming.
I never said that 3GB cards were dead or obsolete. I just brought up how certain games come close to 3GB or more which others can attest to. Next thing you know I'm being bashed, lol! I have a 3GB card myself and it's not the best card at all. I'm not going to bash anyone over it.
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Lol, I still find the 1.5GB on my 580 Lightning to be perfectly adequate for gaming at 1080p...
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7870 with 2gb is goin strong @ 1080p lol.
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Lol, I still find the 1.5GB on my 580 Lightning to be perfectly adequate for gaming at 1080p...
I actually miss the days when I couldn't afford a top card and struggled maxing out settings. It gets boring when there's no struggle.... =(
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I never said that 3GB cards were dead or obsolete. I just brought up how certain games come close to 3GB or more which others can attest to. Next thing you know I'm being bashed, lol! I have a 3GB card myself and it's not the best card at all. I'm not going to bash anyone over it.

Do you honestly think I am bashing you?

I am just saying that there really isn't a need for so many people to suddenly get upset thinking they need 6GB cards when they just don't.

Are there some people that need 6GB cards vs 3GB versions? Sure. But that is pretty rare

But if you're needing more than 3GB, you're also needing more than a single card.
 
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I actually miss the days when I couldn't afford a top card and struggled maxing out settings. It gets boring when there's no struggle.... =(


Soooo much this. Very boring.
 
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