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One has to distinguish between a game that genuinely needs that much vram in order to run properly, vs a game that simply goes "you haz 12GB? OM NOM NOM" when it sees the available pool.

Given ACU's beyond terribad optimization, I wouldn't be the least bit surprised if it was the latter.

EDIT: So it seems to be that way

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Notice how the minimum FPS on the 780 is about the same as the 970 at 4K, even though it only has 3GB vs 3.5GB 4GB? This tells me the 780 is NOT hitting a vram wall otherwise I'd expect to see min FPS in the single digit range due to horrendous dips as textures gets thrashed between system ram and vram.
Edited by magnek - 3/19/15 at 10:34pm
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The credit gods want me to buy two of these. Got the increased I need for these, a beefy PSU and maybe some better cooling for my CPU.
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This just in...people who say that 12GB of VRAM is not needed are eating lots of crow right now. This just in. thumb.gif

No. Allocating because it is available and needing are two different things.
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This just in...people who say that 12GB of VRAM is not needed are eating lots of crow right now. This just in. thumb.gif

If i steal all cookies from the jar while i can only eat two it would have been the same if there where only two cookies in it wink.gif
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If i steal all cookies from the jar while i can only eat two it would have been the same if there where only two cookies in it wink.gif

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Don't know if it was here already but here is a Titan X 1550MHz on air with mod BIOS!
http://www.pcgameshardware.de/Geforce-GTX-Titan-X-Grafikkarte-260203/News/Arctic-Xtreme-IV-Mod-BIOS-1154063/
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Don't know if it was here already but here is a Titan X 1550MHz on air with mod BIOS!
http://www.pcgameshardware.de/Geforce-GTX-Titan-X-Grafikkarte-260203/News/Arctic-Xtreme-IV-Mod-BIOS-1154063/

Wow, that's a lot of air there. smile.gif It does give you an idea of what should be doable with watercooling, doesn't it?
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Not trying to stir things up, but I was going to switch to Nvidea to grab a few gtx 980 and a gsync 4k display and sell my 4 290x, but id spend $1100 for 2 980's w/ wb when they cannot outperform 3 290x's, which is $900.
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Not trying to stir things up, but I was going to switch to Nvidea to grab a few gtx 980 and a gsync 4k display and sell my 4 290x, but id spend $1100 for 2 980's w/ wb when they cannot outperform 3 290x's, which is $900.


I think that is a good point, but you should probably put that in a different thread or open a new one. The only thing I will say is that AMD doesn't have the best track record with their Xfire drivers.
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