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I am considering a gtx 460 768 mb card, my question is. If i were to buy two more of the ic memory chips could they be added to the card to total the 1 gig version???
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I am considering a gtx 460 768 mb card, my question is. If i were to buy two more of the ic memory chips could they be added to the card to total the 1 gig version???
Do you have a laser soldering gun and the opposite of Parkinson's disease?
If yes, go for it!

However, the 1GB version also has more shaders on the actual GPU.
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do you have a laser soldering gun and the opposite of parkinson's disease?
If yes, go for it!

However, the 1gb version also has more shaders on the actual gpu.
hahahahaahaa. but yeah its not easy transforming a 768mb to 1gb just by adding more memory ic's.
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Errrm...even if you could, wouldn't you be limited by the buss?
(192 bit @ 768MB card vs. 256 bit @ 1GB card)

Granted, it's a bit more expensive..I'd just save up and buy a 1GB and not worry about headaches.
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Do you have a laser soldering gun and the opposite of Parkinson's disease?
If yes, go for it!

However, the 1GB version also has more shaders on the actual GPU.
perfect answer, lol, I am very good at soldering but that is obviously not gonna happen. My next question is, Wil an upgrade to a single 460 be worth it from a pair of 9800gt's in sli???
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perfect answer, lol, I am very good at soldering but that is obviously not gonna happen. My next question is, Wil an upgrade to a single 460 be worth it from a pair of 9800gt's in sli???
I dont think the framerates would increase but your power bill will and the noise would probably be decreased.
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No you cannot add more memory to a video card
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Originally Posted by Neitzluber View Post
Do you have a laser soldering gun and the opposite of Parkinson's disease?
If yes, go for it!

However, the 1GB version also has more shaders on the actual GPU.

What...? The 1GB has more ROP's, not shaders.
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