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Anyone tried a 6950/6970 in GTA IV, how much does the 2GB VRAM help

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GTA IV is 1 of the first games I want to play when I finish this build and get probably a 6950, and later CF it.

How should/does it or a 6970 do in GTA IV with 2GB VRAM
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Runs quite well with my rig in the sig. If you use patch 6 or 7 you will need to add this to comamndline: -memrestrict 2122317824
It will force the game engine to utilize all 2GB of vram, eliminating all texture popins.
Usually get 25-140 FPS.
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how high can you run all the settings, and at what resolution?
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Originally Posted by Mit Namso View Post
how high can you run all the settings, and at what resolution?
Maxed out 7th patch traffic being at 1 1920 x 1200
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GTA IV is more heavy on the CPU, and a crappy port, but 2GB it should like. It will still run crap i bet. Once i get my 6950 back i'll try
    
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sad, why is it in RMA
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post #7 of 22
GTA IV was very cpu dependent last i heard, so your amd x3 is gona be a bottleneck i bet
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I have about a month to wait until a 890gx MB will arrive, and another month after that till I get a 6950.

I hope the x3 -> x4, and OC a bit on the cheap cooler, until I go watercooling in the spring...


All this seems so far away, I started buying all this around mid November.
Edited by Mit Namso - 12/23/10 at 11:32am
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post #9 of 22
It doesn't use all my VRAM at max settings with draw distance, car density and the other one on 100.

So should be fine.
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post #10 of 22
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GTA IV was very cpu dependent last i heard, so your amd x3 is gona be a bottleneck i bet


It wll do fine. The game uses more Vram than CPU anyway.
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