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Originally Posted by Cyro999 View Post

3-4GB is for 1080p that's not insisting on maxing every setting.

If you're maxing everything on every game, 4GB hasn't been enough for unmodded triple-A games at 1080p since 2014
. There are usually a few settings that allow you to easily and significantly cut back VRAM usage, though, hence the above statement^

You cant be serious with that statement. That is not the case at all.
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post #552 of 1449
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3GB is a terrible idea. Even 4GB is unless 1080p.

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3-4GB is for 1080p that's not insisting on maxing every setting.

If you're maxing everything on every game, 4GB hasn't been enough for unmodded triple-A games at 1080p since 2014. There are usually a few settings that allow you to easily and significantly cut back VRAM usage, though, hence the above statement^

Nonsense. I can think of one game I own, rise of the tomb raider, that I cannot use the highest texture pack, at 1600p
post #553 of 1449
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Nonsense. I can think of one game I own, rise of the tomb raider, that I cannot use the highest texture pack, at 1600p
Far Cry Primal and Shadow of Mordor HD texture packs say hi.
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Originally Posted by gigafloppy View Post

Far Cry Primal and Shadow of Mordor HD texture packs say hi.

Don't own either. And I am familiar with shadow of Mordor. It has a pack which uses a ridiculous amount of ram and looks almost identical to the next highest settings.

A far cry (pun intended) from the claims made about 4GB outdated @ 1080p for years.
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GTA V also says hello. This is all relative to what you actually play, though tongue.gif.
 
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post #557 of 1449
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GTA V also says hello. This is all relative to what you actually play, though tongue.gif.

I have gta 5 and can run 4xmsaa @ 1600p no problem.
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"At US $249/$299, Nvidia Geforce GTX 1060 will certainly put a lot of pressure on AMD's Radeon RX 480" headscratch.gif
by pressure they mean it will outsell it
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post #559 of 1449
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3-4GB is for 1080p that's not insisting on maxing every setting.

If you're maxing everything on every game, 4GB hasn't been enough for unmodded triple-A games at 1080p since 2014. There are usually a few settings that allow you to easily and significantly cut back VRAM usage, though, hence the above statement^

When you say maxing everything do you mean including anti-aliasing? Even if it's an application of 8X MSAA?

Outside of that, for 4GB cards I don't think you're right with that one, in 2014 IIRC the game which had the highest VRAM demands was Shadow of Mordor, and even that game ran pretty well on 4GB cards with the Ultra textures enabled.

GTA 5 is pretty demanding with the settings cranked up to the highest, I've noticed that high resolution shadows can be a real heavy hitter.

Whenever I've tested that alongside having most of the other settings at their highest excluding MSAA and TXAA the frame-rate is literally halved by just that one setting alone, I'm not sure if it's down to the computation capabilities of the GPU or if the GPU has run out of memory.

Rise of the Tomb Raider isn't smooth on 4GB cards with it's Very High textures so that's definitely one game, however it seems to be fairly smooth on the Fury X in HardOCP's performance test, I'm not so sure about Far Cry Primal with the new texture pack though.

HardOCP - Rise of the Tomb Raider Video Card Performance Review
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I have gta 5 and can run 4xmsaa @ 1600p no problem.

I know just from seeing the settings in game, at 2K, I was seeing >4GB of VRAM usage (based on the slider) before I even touched the resolution scaling. It's very possible to top out 4GB at 1440/16t00p.
 
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