Single 1GB Card or Two 512MB Cards? Tags: Graphics Cards Power Graphics Last response: September 23, 2012 12:49 PM in Graphics & Displays Share c94w September 23, 2012 12:20:03 PM Would a single 1GB card give me the same results as two 512MB cards? Just thinking that two cards mean more cores and more processing power? Any thoughts? Thanks. More about : single 1gb card 512mb cards BigMack70 September 23, 2012 12:35:11 PM You have to mention what cards specifically you are talking about - vram amount by itself means nothing. c94w September 23, 2012 12:39:14 PM 512MB: http://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Components/Graphics+Card... 1GB: http://www.aria.co.uk/SuperSpecials/Other+products/ARIA... Related resources Dual Nvidia geforce 9800gt 512mb vs Single ATI Radeon 4870 1GB - Forum I'm getting two BFG 7900GTX 512MB Nvidia cards on Friday - Forum 6gb or 8gb 512mb or 1gb graphics card - Forum 1gb Combined with 512mb SLI? - Forum Eyefinity: Two mid-range cards in x-fire, or single high-end card ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer c94w September 23, 2012 12:43:18 PM ignore that link for the 1GB card wrong one.... The one I meant to paste was this: http://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Components/Graphics+Card... rgd1101 a b U Graphics card September 23, 2012 12:46:05 PM check the spec, quadro 600 is better. http://www.nvidia.com/object/product-nvs-300-us.html http://www.nvidia.com/object/product-quadro-600-us.html geofelt a c 192 U Graphics card September 23, 2012 12:49:27 PM vram is largely irrelevant to performance. Here is one example study of 2gb vs. 4gb : http://www.pugetsystems.com/labs/articles/Video-Card-Pe... Also, when you use two cards the vram is not additive. Lastly, two cards, particularly lower powered cards may exhibit microstuttering. Read this: http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/radeon-geforce-stut... Bottom line----------------------------------------- Buy the best single card so long as it will do the job. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumATI 4870 512mb + 4870 1gb Crossfire for good 1080p ? ForumHD 4850 1gb & 512mb crossfire Forum9600 GSO 512MB up to 1GB with Mass Effect 2? ForumBuilding a computer online- two vid cards with SLI or single ForumCrossfire: single 4870 1 gb or add crossfire with another 4870 512mb ? Forum4850 1gb vs 4870 512mb ForumGeforce 9600 Gt 1gb Vs Geforce 9800 Gt 512mb ForumGDDR3 vs GDDR5 and 512mb vs 1gb ForumDoes two pci-e 1Gb better than two pci-e 512mb ?? ForumTwo 1GB cards in crossfire or one 2GB card ? ForumIs there really that much of a difference? 512mb vs 1GB ForumNo POST with new video card More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !