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Not to derail the conversation going on an all but, the only time you'd need vram is for a modded Bethesda title. tongue.gif Anyway, continue arguing.
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He clearly assumed that by your VRAM usage when you tried to push the Ultra settings story. On 1080 it comes near that usage when on actual ultra (if not even more VRAM usage). When you finally said those werent ultra settings the post solved itself, no?

http://www.overclock.net/t/1577463/eurogamer-960-vs-380-how-much-vram-do-you-really-need-2gb-vs-4gb/110#post_24522901

He had same exact settings as mine and his VRAM usage was still higher hence the ongoing debate if I faked my video running 1440P.
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http://www.overclock.net/t/1577463/eurogamer-960-vs-380-how-much-vram-do-you-really-need-2gb-vs-4gb/110#post_24522901

He had same exact settings as mine and his VRAM usage was still higher hence the ongoing debate if I faked my video running 1440P.

From that post

but had a resolution of 2560x1600

If someone still thinks that resolution doesnt matter for VRAM usage in GTA V, its their problem.
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but had a resolution of 2560x1600

If someone still thinks that resolution doesnt matter for VRAM usage in GTA V, its their problem.

Wait, you think my Vram usage was 600MB higher simply because I used 2560x1600 instead of 2560x1440?
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And? They are disabled chips so using the total die size to make performance comparison is wrong.

Oh, I get you now. You are talking performance weighted, not actual die size. The ensuing economics discussion threw me off.
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Wait, you think my Vram usage was 600MB higher simply because I used 2560x1600 instead of 2560x1440?

Could be but going from lower to 1080 pushes it quite a bit.

I could check my usage at home on 1080 and compare that to his 1440 if you wish smile.gif
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Could be but going from lower to 1080 pushes it quite a bit.

I could check my usage at home on 1080 and compare that to his 1440 if you wish smile.gif

Yea, I would do that first. I seriously doubt 140 pixels height would add 600MB VRAM usage. tongue.gif
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Yea, I would do that first. I seriously doubt 140 pixels height would add 600MB VRAM usage. tongue.gif

The other thing I noticed, maybe you guys have something different on the advanced settings?

It will be about 8 hours before I get off to compare the usage tho. tongue.gif
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The other thing I noticed, maybe you guys have something different on the advanced settings?

It will be about 8 hours before I get off to compare the usage tho. tongue.gif

I found it. That's exactly what the issue is. It's the advanced graphics settings.

I turned down Extended Distance Scaling from max to lowest, and BAM!!!

2850MB VRAM usage.


Now we know how he's getting that VRAM usage @ 2560x1440.
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I found it. That's exactly what the issue is. It's the advanced graphics settings.

I turned down Extended Distance Scaling from max to lowest, and BAM!!!

2850MB VRAM usage.


Now we know how he's getting that VRAM usage @ 2560x1440.

Yeah, I remembered the Advanced settings straight out murdered my cards when turned on.
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