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Old 03-08-11, 01:07 PM   #15
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Default Re: Official Radeon HD 6990 reviews

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Originally Posted by Kain View Post
I have a question. I was told that when you CrossFireX/SLI multiple graphics cards, the VRAM is not added together. Meaning, if you CrossFireX two HD 6970 2GB cards together, you won't get 4GB of VRAM...it stays "separate." How come the HD 6990 is advertised as a 4GB card? Isn't it basically two HD 6970 2GB GPUs together? Shouldn't it still be a 2GB card?
To the best of my knowledge you are correct. The 4GB is little more than marketing.
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