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vram wall hit, time for upgrades
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vram wall hit, time for upgrades
Haha, me too on both counts! I've got two 3GB GTX580's on the way, and another in two weeks.
 
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*grumble* you think you have it bad... you have twice the vram I do... then again you run much higher resolutions...
Attachment 212206
3840x1024 seems OK on my rig so long as I don't go too insane with the AA.
Attachment 212205

Edit: That benchmark was with my CPU at the stock 3.2Ghz (but unlocked to quad), I had to reset the CMOS to fix a crashing issue during the chimp challenge and haven't put the clocks back up yet.


Edited by allikat - 5/24/11 at 1:20pm
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Haha, me too on both counts! I've got two 3GB GTX580's on the way, and another in two weeks.
Sooooooo Jelly!

Those cards should last you for the next 5 years!!!

I plan to buy 2 when the prices drop when the 680 is released!!

post #265 of 8938
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*grumble* you think you have it bad... you have twice the vram I do... then again you run much higher resolutions...
Attachment 212206
3840x1024 seems OK on my rig so long as I don't go too insane with the AA.
Attachment 212205

Edit: That benchmark was with my CPU at the stock 3.2Ghz (but unlocked to quad), I had to reset the CMOS to fix a crashing issue during the chimp challenge and haven't put the clocks back up yet.
I don't trust benchmarks, I could max out the metro bench @ 5760x1080 and get a solid 30 fps and vram maxes out ~800-900


If I set the game to 5760x1080, high, dx10, aaa, afx4, then vram is maxed ~1100-1200, the game is excessively stuttering and unplayable. Can't wait for my upgrade
Edited by wermad - 5/24/11 at 6:14pm
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I don't trust benchmarks, I could max out the metro bench @ 5760x1080 and get a solid 30 fps and vram maxes out ~800-900


If I set the game to 5760x1080, high, dx10, aaa, afx4, then vram is maxed ~1100-1200, they game is excessively stuttering and unplayable. Can't wait for my upgrade
Occasionally they can be indicative of how a system can perform, but most times they are difficult to put stock in.

I hit 1520MB usage during heavily modded GTA IV and Crysis, as soon as I saw that I knew it was time.
 
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I have a few games I have yet to play, or even install on my ssd . I want to get Metro to play nicely first before I move on to other games. I think if Metro can play on three screens with very nice settings, the others should not have a problem.

btw, I wish GTX580 3gb were cheaper, so I can afford some and stay with the green team.
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I've noticed alot of people are putting the side monitors infront of the middle monitors besel's (reducing the overall bevel size).

However when I try that, during gaming they are seriously unaligned even with bevel correcting. Am I missing something and is there a way of lining up the bevels in this setup?
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I've noticed alot of people are putting the side monitors infront of the middle monitors besel's (reducing the overall bevel size).

However when I try that, during gaming they are seriously unaligned even with bevel correcting. Am I missing something and is there a way of lining up the bevels in this setup?
Depends on the depth of the bezel. On an extremely thin bezel (depth wise), it will work well. On a thick bezel (depth wise) it will not work as well.
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can anyone give me a heads up on what to do? just got another screen the same as the one i have now and wanting to run dual screen. Running on an HD5770 at the mo till i rebuild into my HAF922 which is off having the inside powdercoated matt black to match outside and will then be running off an Zotac GTX470.

Is it just the matter of plugging in both screens and away i go??
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