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Is 1GB of VRAM enough for 1920x1200 gaming?
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Should be. Unless it's crysis..............
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post #3 of 21
VRAM isn't everything.
Clocks, shaders, bandwidth, etc...
It'll be fine, that's a lot of VRAM, alot of good cards only have 512mb. (I.e. the 48** range, until the 1GB versions came out.)

Even still, Crysis will run fine on a 768mb card ie 8800 GTX.
 
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Yeah.. should be fine. Depending on the game
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If by 1GB vram you mean 4870 1GB or GTX 280 then yes.

If by 1GB vram you mean 8500GT then no.
    
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Yes, I have two 8800GT 512MB in SLI and they run my 24" Samsung at native 1920x1200 no prob on almost all games except Crysis and Crysis: Warhead (where I have to dial down game settings, although I keep native resolution of 1920x1200). With all other games (Far Cry 2, COD: WaW, Bioshock, Fallout 3, etc...) I max all my settings at the native resolution with no probs and smooth fps.
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post #7 of 21
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Originally Posted by Gunderman456 View Post
Yes, I have two 8800GT 512MB in SLI and they run my 24" Samsung at native 1920X1200 no prob on almost all games exept Crysis and Crysis Warhead (where I have to dial down game settings, although I keep native resolution of 1920x1200). With all other games, I max all my settings at the native rsolution with no probs.
Well no duh! Those are the most demanding games in the world... That's to-be-expected performance.
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Well my 4870 512mb ran cod4 fine at that res with 4x aa and 16x af around 100fps or so,
and my gtx280 runs it fine as well.
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post #9 of 21
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Well no duh! Those are the most demanding games in the world... That's to-be-expected performance.
Unless you had something to add to the OP's inquiry, there was no need for you to interject in relation to my statement with a "duh". Irony; you then repeat what you considered "duh" in my post.
 
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post #10 of 21
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If by 1GB vram you mean 4870 1GB or GTX 280 then yes.

If by 1GB vram you mean 8500GT then no.
lmao, yeah no ... I'm looking at the 4850x2 1GB for my next build next month and I'm planning on upgrading from my 20" monitor.
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