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Was just about to say that you are wrong, but I am going to have to agree with your arguement Your cars of the freeway analogy totally works here.
You're both wrong. It's a parallel pipe, that they call 256 bit. So in your analogies, it's not 1 car going 70mphs anyways, its 4 going 17.5mph. It's the width of the interface that's important.
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4GB GDDR5

i don't see why your so bothered about what he said (which is true) yeah there's 2GB per GPU but there is 4GB on the card
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Nvidia 590 says 3Gb on the box

Only 1.5GB usable. Filthy liars, just like AMD and Linus!

/End thread.

/Sarcasm
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the cards can use all 4 gigs in folding or boinc or even when used to encode movies so they can use the 4 gigs just not in games.
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People need to do research about dual-GPU cards before creating threads like this.
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People need to do research about dual-GPU cards before creating threads like this.
What makes you think i haven't or i do not have the knowledge?
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What makes you think i haven't or i do not have the knowledge?
Because it's 4GB shared memory....

    
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What makes you think i haven't or i do not have the knowledge?
your complaining that nvidia and AMD don't state that dual GPU's mirror the VRAM......

if you were planning to SLI or CFX, I would have researched about dual GPU's before buying.......

yes sure its "sneaky", but most average joes don't really care as long as their game runs smoothly
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What makes you think i haven't or i do not have the knowledge?


Quoted for truth
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your complaining that nvidia and AMD don't state that dual GPU's mirror the VRAM......

if you were planning to SLI or CFX, I would have researched about dual GPU's before buying.......

yes sure its "sneaky", but most average joes don't really care as long as their game runs smoothly
That doesn't justify the companies to lie/hide information about their products.

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Because it's 4GB shared memory....
Wanna check the OP?
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