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Old 07-12-08, 04:24 PM   #15
Ninja Prime
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Default Re: NVIDIA GTX 280 Series 55nm cards...How will they perform???

Originally Posted by Bman212121 View Post
I think the real question is does it really matter? I still haven't seen anyone prove or disprove that GDDR3 isn't fast enough. If someone has tried this please link to it. What I'm really wondering is if you underclock the memory by say 10% does it really cut the GPU performance by 5 - 10% as well, or is it going to be a minimal difference, like 1 - 2%.
Everything I've seen seems to indicate that 280s arent bandwidth limited most of the time. I don't think GDDR5 would be useful except in a few rare cases.
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