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post #21 of 44
no point lol

3GB is more for res over FHDX3

1536MB is enough for your res anther card will you help you much more...

really NV should have made this card with 2304MB of memory from the start instead of the crappy 1536MB , I mean the GTX580...
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I've gotten my setup to using over 2800MB VRAM in Heaven 2.1 at 4800x2560 with 8x AA.
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Originally Posted by oblisk View Post
Well, that review shows great gains (17%) with an overclocked version.

Hopefully more reviews/benches come out. Are there any other ones out yet?


edit:

found one:

http://www.hardwareheaven.com/review...roduction.html

The review is useless as hell, the only res they bench at is 1920x1080.

Yes, 1920x1080.
Yes agreed most worthless review ever... I was like 1080... *** Xbox360 plays at 1080.
I play PC games to see high res and high end graphics not 1080 junk. Reviews like that for that comparison of cards should be @ 2560x1600, which also happens to be what I play at too.
post #24 of 44
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I've gotten my setup to using over 2800MB VRAM in Heaven 2.1 at 4800x2560 with 8x AA.
Like I'z saying above, if you're buying two or three 580's so that you can successfully run that kinda resolution, then getting the 3gb version makes total sense.

If it was me and I owned a 480, and a 2560x1600 screen, I'd get another 480, for sure. Way more benefit than just having 1x580 3GB.
    
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2560x1600 With 32AA = Epic eye candy.
    
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If it was me and I owned a 480, and a 2560x1600 screen, I'd get another 480, for sure. Way more benefit than just having 1x580 3GB.
This man makes sense here..

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Yeah reason the GTX480 is not holding up is that it does not have enough GPU power. Get another one and you will be kicking.
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post #28 of 44
in the GTX580 3GB price you can even get 2 more

tri 480's will pwn that res Xd

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Originally Posted by CallsignVega View Post
I've gotten my setup to using over 2800MB VRAM in Heaven 2.1 at 4800x2560 with 8x AA.
ouch

how much do you think the performance difference will be between this and the normal version on X3FHD res ???

making me want that 3GB version
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What the hell is X3FHD? At high resolution Surround the 3GB makes a world of difference.
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post #30 of 44
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Quote:
Originally Posted by KingT View Post
This man makes sense here..

CHEERS..
Thats what I wanted as well, 480 SLI, but my p5b deluxe doesnt support SLI :\\

So I want the best single card solution for 2500x1600. Which looks like its the 580 3GB

Starcraft2 for me on avg uses 700 to 900MB.
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