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Old 19-03-2012, 08:15 PM   #3976
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Out of touch with gfx since 260GTX. Nowadays see cards with 1.5GB to 3GB RAM but when I read reviews, all of them talk about 2-3 display sized resolutions.

If I were to game on single display 1080p, is 1.5GB enough, even for those super-detailed texture games? Skyrim with HD texture pack only needs about 1GB. Anyone knows about other games like BF3?

EDIT: LOL googled some and found an interesting link: http://www.evga.com/forums/tm.aspx?m=1381103&mpage=1

Vram usage on BF3, was right on the nose of the issue, the two 590's I had would drag, and lag out so often with 1480MB of Vram used (shown by afterburner)

Fired up the game last night for a bit.
Avg Vram Usage
Kharg Island 2003MB
Caspian Border 1957MB

Didn't play any of the others, but it was BUTTER smooth the whole time, looking forward to going back to karkand tonight!


So the point of this thread...lets consolidate all the games we know take more than 1.5GB of Vram especially and also any that take more than 2GB

So, first on the list...not that we didnt already know this.
BF3 @ 2560X1600 AVG 1980MB
Skyrim @ 2560X1600 ~ 2000MB easily modded to ~3000MB
Some useful info there.
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Old 21-03-2012, 12:46 PM   #3977
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Hi! I've got a question:

I'm running AMD Athlon X2 processor with 1gb ram and Palit GeForce 9600GT gfx card.

I was looking to play D3 on ultra settings (I also play WoW and would like to play it on ultra too)

Anyone can recommend me a gfx card? I was thinking of Palit GTX560 Ti and upgrading my ram.

Also, do I need to upgrade my processor? How much ram should I get? Last built my comp 3-4 years ago and looking to upgrade it now. Don't really use it for much else other than gaming/internet.

Thanks!
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Old 21-03-2012, 04:33 PM   #3978
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Hi! I've got a question:

I'm running AMD Athlon X2 processor with 1gb ram and Palit GeForce 9600GT gfx card.

I was looking to play D3 on ultra settings (I also play WoW and would like to play it on ultra too)

Anyone can recommend me a gfx card? I was thinking of Palit GTX560 Ti and upgrading my ram.

Also, do I need to upgrade my processor? How much ram should I get? Last built my comp 3-4 years ago and looking to upgrade it now. Don't really use it for much else other than gaming/internet.

Thanks!
Probably going to have to upgrade the processor,definetely going to bottleneck a 560TI.
Might want a 7770.i think that would work,not really sure.
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Old 22-03-2012, 03:42 PM   #3979
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Running 3x 1920x1200 monitors.

Graphic cards VRAM 2GB is enough? Or need to get 3GB ones?
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Old 23-03-2012, 03:35 PM   #3980
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So far the most memory graphics card i have seen is a GT440 4GB at bizgram
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Old 26-03-2012, 11:21 AM   #3981
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im looking to get a ASUS GTX560 TI. can any sexperts here help me check whether will it be a problem to my existing rig? im worried about the PSU and CPU and the mini casing lol.
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Old 26-03-2012, 12:14 PM   #3982
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Hi! I've got a question:

I'm running AMD Athlon X2 processor with 1gb ram and Palit GeForce 9600GT gfx card.

I was looking to play D3 on ultra settings (I also play WoW and would like to play it on ultra too)

Anyone can recommend me a gfx card? I was thinking of Palit GTX560 Ti and upgrading my ram.

Also, do I need to upgrade my processor? How much ram should I get? Last built my comp 3-4 years ago and looking to upgrade it now. Don't really use it for much else other than gaming/internet.

Thanks!
Upgrade the rams to 4GB. If budget low,go overclock. Upgrade processor if using gtx560ti? Take note of your psu too,can support gpu?
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Old 28-03-2012, 01:27 AM   #3983
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Hi, i am recommended to buy this graphics card MSI Twin Frozr II N560GTX-Ti 1GB GDDR5.
Is this a good graphics card to play games like battlefield 3 or fifa '12?
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Old 28-03-2012, 01:42 AM   #3984
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Yes gtx 560 ti is good for bf3. For FIFA,a much simpler and lower end card will do
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Old 31-03-2012, 03:42 PM   #3985
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Hi. Was looking for a budget pc. Acer got one mini
Pc at $599. But it mention that there is no graphic card ? How does this affect the image or display ? Sorry for the noob question.
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Old 01-04-2012, 01:17 AM   #3986
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any rumors on the mid range gtx600s?
wait until neck growing longer as each day passes.
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Old 01-04-2012, 05:41 PM   #3987
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Hi. Was looking for a budget pc. Acer got one mini
Pc at $599. But it mention that there is no graphic card ? How does this affect the image or display ? Sorry for the noob question.
Means no dedicated graphic card,image mayb smaller resolution(not 100% confirm) but can 100% confirm the video quality so-so and gaming performance is No-Go that kind haha.

Dun get branded pc,not value or $,lousy hardwares,sky high price,meagre 1year warrantry(compares to diy 3yrs) Can create a thread in hardware clinic and state your budget and usage,let them recommend you a build,you can find a guy who can built you for you and sent over to your hse. He also provide consultation and troubleshooting for a low fee. Find Fotran.

If not,then just get a branded pc,performance so-so,price is erm.. Then 1year warranty,after that spoilt get another one lousy hardware and sky-high price branded pc agn

any rumors on the mid range gtx600s?
wait until neck growing longer as each day passes.
Mainstream mid range gtx600 coming in late april earliest to mid may. Best chance is mid may
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Old 01-04-2012, 08:35 PM   #3988
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Post #1 isn't being updated to include the newer cards eg HD78x0 and GTX680.
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Old 13-04-2012, 01:44 PM   #3989
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Hi, i have a question. I am a noob **** in graphics card.

Currently i am interested in buying a new graphics card. Could you list me the graphics card that are good and worth the money?
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Hi, i have a question. I am a noob **** in graphics card.

Currently i am interested in buying a new graphics card. Could you list me the graphics card that are good and worth the money?

oh...our msgs was removed by admin. Since you have a budget of $200 then i would suggest you to go for the Axxx brand GTX460 1GB DDR5 with dual huge Arctic fans and 4 copper heat pipe. However, a power supply with 2 PCI-Ex are required. If you are not thinking to have your power supply ungraded. Then u may go for GT440 2GB and get a free upsize to 4GB.

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