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Why..?
Go run Crysis with IBT in the background and watch your system weep.

Artifically making a system stutter proves nothing.
Actual gameplay is smooth.
You missed the point. Run the bench at the settings everyone else does then we will know how fast one's system is.

When you run the metro bench it will graph your actual FPS. FPS in Metro actually drops to single digits on very high powered systems so when someone says they run max settings... and don't have stalls. C'mon man.
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You missed the point. Run the bench at the settings everyone else does then we will know how fast one's system is.

When you run the metro bench it will graph your actual FPS. FPS in Metro actually drops to single digits on very high powered systems so when someone says they run max settings... and don't have stalls. C'mon man.


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I can max out any game I wont with my card, so yes it is plenty.

But once you start going over 1080P (1920x1080), that is where you start needing more and more ram. Also, even if you played at 1600x900 and upped the AA, you would need more vram the higher you go, as AA is very ram hungy.
 
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EDIT: nvm, sorry for bringing the thread up agian.
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You missed the point. Run the bench at the settings everyone else does then we will know how fast one's system is.

When you run the metro bench it will graph your actual FPS. FPS in Metro actually drops to single digits on very high powered systems so when someone says they run max settings... and don't have stalls. C'mon man.
i thk metro 2033 has false readings on the low fps because i played it for 10 hrs lag free but yea the benchmark might drop to like 8 or 9 fps.
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i thk metro 2033 has false readings on the low fps because i played it for 10 hrs lag free but yea the benchmark might drop to like 8 or 9 fps.
The Metro 2033 benchmark probably represents the ideal worst case scenario possible within the game, which makes it actually an excellent benchmark and stress tester.
     
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I use 1200mb+ of VRAM frequently at 1920x1080 with my GTX 480. But bandwidth and amount of VRAM is on a sliding scale; the higher I OC my VRAM the less I use I find. Still haven't used more than 1400mb at any one time though.
 
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The Metro 2033 benchmark probably represents the ideal worst case scenario possible within the game, which makes it actually an excellent benchmark and stress tester.
No you get the same crap FPS in the game as you do the bench; trust me.
 
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No you get the same crap FPS in the game as you do the bench; trust me.
That sequence, I forget what it's called when its blurred and that thing is fighting the dragon? The whole sequence is one giant clusterbomb of post processing overkill.
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No you get the same crap FPS in the game as you do the bench; trust me.
No your wrong because take the advance physx turn it on in benchmark it kills it. But i can play it in the game no problem and running fraps or tray tools i never see the fps drop as low as what you see in the benchmark no matter what.
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