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1GB GDDR5 vs. 2 GB GDDR3
Jul 3, 2012, 7:15 PM
I'm going to be purchasing parts for a new build soon but I was stuck on the graphics cards. I'm considering two cards, both Radeon HD 6670, but one has 1 GB GDDR5 (
) and the other 2 GB GDDR3 (
). I'm leaning towards the 2 GB one but I wanted to ask here to make sure which is better.
Jul 3, 2012
Jul 3, 2012
Jul 3, 2012, 7:31 PM
The 1GB is better by a long shot.
Jul 3, 2012, 7:35 PM
The GDDR5 1GB is MUCH better. 2GB on a 6670 is just a marketing play and a way for the manufacturers to get rid of old GDDR3 memory.
The 6670 is not fast enough to use 2GB memory anyways.
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Jul 3, 2012, 7:37 PM
1gb ddr5 is better. 2gb is absolutely worthless on a card in this range.
Jul 3, 2012, 7:39 PM
1 GB or 2 GB doesn't really matter, but GDDR 5 vs GDDR 3...well, that matters much:D
Jul 3, 2012, 11:04 PM
Best answer selected by gr8griffin.
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