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Is the extra $50~ worth it to get the gtx 760 4gig?

#1IronSasquatchPosted 8/19/2013 9:38:47 AM
I'm not completely familiar with how the extra 2 gigs of memory would affect performance or if it would really impact it that much. Should I pay the extra money for the 4 gig or would I essentially get the same performance out of the 2 gig 760?
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#2CraigD91Posted 8/19/2013 9:42:08 AM
You would probably get exactly the same performance if almost all current games but I'd spend the extra $50 to add a bit of longevity to your setup. If you decide to go SLI in the future you'll be glad to have the 4 gigs as well as the memory doesn't stack.
#3PhilOnDezPosted 8/19/2013 9:49:22 AM
At 1080p 2gb is going to be plenty, unless you're planning on multiple monitors or 1440/4k more than 2gb isn't going to help, and if you're planning on either of those you probably wouldn't be getting a 760. I also don't think the memory bandwidth of the 760 is going to be adequate to even properly make use of the 4gb anyway making it a waste in any regard. The only 4gb card I'd even consider at the moment would be a 770, but even then only for SLI at above 1080p.
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#4Vindication123Posted 8/19/2013 11:30:30 AM
I would get the 4GB just for the breathing room. It would work better for mods, in any case. But, it's not neccessary
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