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Is 2GB of VRAM enough for a 1080P monitor?

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June 16, 2013 11:34:06 PM

I plan on running 2 770's in SLI. Im concerned that since the 770's only have 2gb of vRAM that it might hinder my performance in games. I dont have enough money too get the 4gb versions in SLI. So can I run games like Crysis 3 and Battlfield 4 fine with only 2GB of vram? I will have 2 monitors hooked up. One playing games at the resolution of 1920x1080 and another monitor just for browsing the web or watching a movie while I play a game running at 1600x900

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June 16, 2013 11:58:24 PM

BF 3 ULTRA textures use 1.9 ish GB VRAm. You are fine. Only problem is the drivers...you won't be able to play anything with all the crashes and artifacting.
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June 17, 2013 12:28:26 AM

It will be enough for a fair while, though some higher end games are already starting to use more than 2GB at 1080p. I'v seen Crysis 3 use more than 2GB on my rig.

Why do you have dual cards for a single 1080p display? (that your actually gaming on)
Thats pretty overkill, you would be better saving yourself $200 and just getting a single 780, which also gets you that 3GB of VRAM.
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