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I agree.

2GB isn't enough unless you don't mind playing at lower resolutions and lower texture quality. 4GB in reality is plenty but when devs push out games that don't look all that great and it takes over 4GB to max out (looking at you dying light) then suddenly 4GB isn't enough either.

Dying Light doesn't look good?

Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)




Not sure how it looks without GamesWorks, but, it's a beautiful game and it runs superb with it.
Depends on the time of day, in the morning and evenings it looks fine but during midday it looks only slightly better than Dead Island did.
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post #112 of 172
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We will put this to rest in a little bit. I recorded a run on my system using the same settings he used (except my monitor does 2560x1600 - 16:10 aspect ratio)

Will post the videos once they are uploaded.

You dont even have to do that. How much vram in your settings page?
I'll bet he doesn't know how to apply the new settings. You have to hit the space bar while on the settings page, then you get a 15 sec pop up timer that says press return to apply new settings.

Hence the pop up on his video @ 3:26 these whole time he is thinking he is playing in 1440 @55fps when in fact at 1080.

It happens. I did it for the first couple of days after release.
Edited by DrFPS - 10/19/15 at 6:21pm
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You dont even have to do that. How much vram in your settings page?

I keep telling you the VRAM usage thing in settings page will vary from computer to computer.
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post #114 of 172
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You dont even have to do that. How much vram in your settings page?

I matched his settings, but had a resolution of 2560x1600. Anyone can feel free to double check my findings.

Over 3.3GB Vram

Screen capture from the video I am uploading. VRAM usage seen below:




Highly doubt he was @ 2.7GB vram usage.
Edited by Mad Pistol - 10/19/15 at 6:19pm
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post #115 of 172
Funny how you'll find @ImJJames on every thread that has to do with the 970 4gb vs 390 8gb, saying that the 390 is the better card due to it's higher V-RAM.

Seems like that point of view does not apply to the 2gb 380 vs 4gb 960... lol tongue.gif
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post #116 of 172
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Originally Posted by Mad Pistol View Post

I matched his settings, but had a resolution of 2560x1600. Anyone can feel free to double check my findings.

Over 3.3GB Vram

Screen capture from the video I am uploading. VRAM usage seen below:




Highly doubt he was @ 2.7GB vram usage.


You guys are seriously to funny.



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Edited by ImJJames - 10/19/15 at 6:31pm
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58% according to Techpowerup, ~360 mm^2 compared to 227 mm^2 for the 960. It's the same die as the R9 285.

Indeed, even if 285/380 were not cut down chips, they'd still be 58% bigger than 960 and not 65%.

But they're and it should be around 300mm2 to 227mm2 which would be 32% or half of his 65% figure.
    
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I matched his settings, but had a resolution of 2560x1600. Anyone can feel free to double check my findings.

Over 3.3GB Vram

Screen capture from the video I am uploading. VRAM usage seen below:




Highly doubt he was @ 2.7GB vram usage.
See I told ya.
He is not apply the new settings as I posted above. at 2.7 he is 1080p. Watch Ill post pic doing the exact same thing!!!
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Funny how you'll find @ImJJames on every thread that has to do with the 970 4gb vs 390 8gb, saying that the 390 is the better card due to it's higher V-RAM.

Seems like that point of view does not apply to the 2gb 380 vs 4gb 960... lol tongue.gif

390 is the better card. I dont know how you came to the conclusion that 2g 380 vs 4g 960 does not apply through my post.
Edited by ImJJames - 10/19/15 at 6:37pm
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See I told ya.
He is not apply the new settings as I posted above. at 2.7 he is 1080p. Watch Ill post pic doing the exact same thing!!!

You have gone off your rocker. What do you have to say now?

http://www.overclock.net/t/1577463/eurogamer-960-vs-380-how-much-vram-do-you-really-need-2gb-vs-4gb/110#post_24522923
Edited by ImJJames - 10/19/15 at 6:34pm
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