Originally Posted by Booty Warrior
You ain't kiddin! I've hit over 1.5GB vram usage already at 1440p.
If you ever plan to game above 1080p, you'll want to invest in a card with more than 1GB vram.
Indeed, that ATI for $242 (don't forget shipping) would do very well.
If I was to start over I wouldn't be able to afford it (only paid $185 for my 470 - was looking at 460's cause thats all I could afford)...
That said the 6950 is a great card and if it unlocks +1 to you, the performance on the ATI cards are really good for the price. I haven't had a ATI card since it was still owned by ATI, but I hear they have driver issues which would suck but I can't speak on that as I have no experience with it.
Also I wouldn't touch a 1gb card even at lowly 1080p, games are starting to use a lot of ram. I'm pretty sure I've already maxed out my vram in DA2.