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Old 12-24-11, 09:56 AM   #67
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Default Re: Official Radeon 7970 Review and discussion thread

Originally Posted by Johnny C View Post
The card is drastically overclocked, but I agree with the vram limitation...2gb is a must for multidisplay
If you want to never run out of VRAM at playable settings 3Gb is necessary. The only difference between 1.5 and 2GB is 2GB runs out less than 1.5.

For 1080P surround at 4XAA, 1.5 is enough 97% + of the time.
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