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Of 2 or 4 gig vid card?

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October 26, 2012 4:12:28 AM

So let me see if I understand this pls:
1. In reference to memory size with vid cars:
a. 4 gig is for high resolution or multiple monitors ?
b. 2 gig is fine with solo monitors with 1920 x 1080?
2. Games by themselves don’t require anything more than 2 gig?
3. 3D games and movies require 2 or 4 normally? (help)

So I get what im asking is for a better understanding on this subject to better assist me in my decision of 2 or 4 gig vid card.

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October 26, 2012 8:17:44 AM

It depends on what you are going to do with your video card. If you are using it for powerful gaming (gg. BF3 max. settings on multi-monitor setup) then you will need a more powerful video card with maybe 4 gigs of ram. If you are using a single monitor 2 gigs should be more than enough. 3D/2D movies don't require much GPU power so if that's all you'll be doing, you won't need that powerful a graphics card.
October 26, 2012 9:18:50 AM

I could never get into multiple monitors, the borders irritate me. So only 1 monitor 120HZ gaming 24 in for top end games and movies. Thx for the help ill probably go with the evga gtx670 FTW 2 gig and SLI it next year. thx for your help
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