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Please explain so I can explain it to others :0
Alright, here's how most games do texture swapping (pretty basic stuff):

1. Textures are loaded into the VRAM.
2. Even once the textures aren't being used, they stay in the VRAM "just in case" they are needed again.
3. Once the VRAM is full, old textures are unloaded and new ones are loaded.

Sometimes #3 doesn't happen.
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post #22 of 31
Thinking of getting one.
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very tempted
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post #24 of 31
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Since this posting a week or so ago they dropped even further to $90 each after rebate. I was forced to buy 2 for SLI. Not bad perf for $205 after tax (and rebate).

Thanks allenottowa for the info, +rep

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post #25 of 31
i wonder if these sli set up will outperform gtx 480 single.
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post #26 of 31
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i wonder if these sli set up will outperform gtx 480 single.

Look at post #14, they do, at least in that particular comparison.
post #27 of 31
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i wonder if these sli set up will outperform gtx 480 single.
Does it matter? If you SLI, it's $200 of crazy value/performance that'll rival a single 480 in games that support SLI.

If you go for a GTX 480, I think you're better off getting a GTX 570.
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post #28 of 31
hmm galaxy rebate

<- does not trust lol
post #29 of 31
newegg are selling these for $150 a pop + $40 rebate
not as good as the fry's deal but only $10 more

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-058-_-Product
    
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post #30 of 31
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newegg are selling these for $150 a pop + $40 rebate
not as good as the fry's deal but only $10 more

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-058-_-Product
well it's $89.99 after MIR for fry's deal, so that's $20 difference.
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