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Sapphire 7970 Vapor-X not using all video card memory ?

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July 6, 2013 5:26:19 AM

hi, i have recently installed Sapphire 7970 Vapor-X 6GB and some games such as shogun 2 show you the amount of memory card usage...and it says only 1920 MB while my card has a 6G memory ? so is this right ?
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July 6, 2013 5:36:53 AM

yep there is nothing wrong
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July 6, 2013 5:41:33 AM

nidz2 said:
hi, i have recently installed Sapphire 7970 Vapor-X 6GB and some games such as shogun 2 show you the amount of memory card usage...and it says only 1920 MB while my card has a 6G memory ? so is this right ?


yes that's right. remember that VRAM usage is directly proportional to the resolution. the higher the resolution, the more VRAM is used. also, anti aliasing uses lots of VRAM. your 6gb VRAM is way too plenty, nothing to worry about if not all of that 6gb is used.
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July 6, 2013 6:41:12 AM

so basically i should switch to a better resolution/monitor to get more memory usage ? cool....thanks for the tip :) 
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July 7, 2013 5:18:15 AM

nidz2 said:
so basically i should switch to a better resolution/monitor to get more memory usage ? cool....thanks for the tip :) 


yah, it you can change to higher resolutions to maximize the usage of your high end GPU. by the way, if you see the answer of a member as a solution to your problem, please select it as a solution, it would be greatly appreciated, thanks :D 
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July 8, 2013 6:44:11 AM

sure thing..done !
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