If you have a 512mb gfx card and a 1920x1080 monitor, would playing games in a window eliminate the slow down from lack of sufficient vram?
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  1. Hi

    Playing in windowed mode won't help, your best bet would be to lower the resolution and other settings like AA and AF.
  2. +1^

    Correct, in today's current generation games you'd want at minimum 2GB of VRAM.
  3. a minimum of 2GB? i thought it was 1 for my res
  4. Kedeli said:
    a minimum of 2GB? i thought it was 1 for my res

    I only said it was for the current generation games because they are more graphic intensive. 1GB should get you by if playing on a 1920x1080, but you will have to lower graphic settings or filtering settings.
  5. My 1.28GB GTX570 does just fine at 1920 x 1080, even if your card runs out of VRAM doesn't automatically mean your game will become unplayable, it'll just cache textures to your system RAM or SSD/HDD which will in turn lower performance (but may still be playable)
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