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hm.... in that case..... GPU-Z???
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Originally Posted by Crazy9000;12200460 
Whats a good program for monitoring vRAM? MSI afterburner doesn't give me the option.

I'd like to try a few modern games at 1600p and see how they do.

A quick google search seems to indicate that the memory monitoring was changed with HD5000 so current programs can't monitor memory usage anymore.

http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/showthread.php?t=127140

http://forums.guru3d.com/showthread.php?t=325405
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Originally Posted by hodgoes2001;12200498 
hm.... in that case..... GPU-Z???

Yeah, like slowend said, I think it is a hardware limitation.
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I can monitor my memory usage with MSI Afterburner, on my GTX 570...
Most Ive ever seen in use at 1080p was in Batmann AA, I was up to 1250 mb usage.
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thats probably because that is all the VRAM your card pretty well has.....

Edit:

Also we know that Afterburner can read the VRAM usage on Nvidia cards...

it is a ATI issue
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Found one...

http://www.amd.com/us/products/workstation/graphics/tools/pages/tools.aspx

Scroll down to "ATi Memory viewer". No display in game though :/
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Quote:
Originally Posted by hodgoes2001;12200608 
thats probably because that is all the VRAM your card pretty well has.....

Edit:

Also we know that Afterburner can read the VRAM usage on Nvidia cards...

it is a ATI issue

My bad, I thought we were talking about Nvidia cards, I looked at the OP's sig rig and assumed..
And also that is not ALL the vram my card has, It has 1280 mb.
My point was not that it used all the ram. MY POINT WAS that a game was able to max it out at just 1080p....
post #48 of 52
does it keep a long with a line graph... if so... just look back at that after alt-tabbing the game
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Originally Posted by Capwn;12200650 
My bad, I thought we were talking about Nvidia cards, I looked at the OP's sig rig and assumed..
And also that is not ALL the vram my card has, It has 1280 mb.
My point was not that it used all the ram. MY POINT WAS that a game was able to max it out at just 1080p....

What was your fps? Is the card oc'd?
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