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should i get rid of my r9 290?

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User Info: xcmon3yx2

xcmon3yx2
2 years ago#11
juscallmeehx posted...
Can't you crossfire it?


i would need a new psu
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User Info: it_r_over9000

it_r_over9000
2 years ago#12
RoboXgp89 posted...
use it til it burns out then get a 780 2gb on sale when the 800 series comes out


2 GB 780? wut
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User Info: RoboXgp89

RoboXgp89
2 years ago#13
I've read a lot of articles that say getting a 4gb is useless unless you have extra screens or something the GPU doesn't work fast enough to use 4gb in real time, it's bus' just aren't that fast, you're better off with 8gb ddr3 and 2gb on the gpu

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almightydun
2 years ago#14
RoboXgp89 posted...
I've read a lot of articles that say getting a 4gb is useless unless you have extra screens or something the GPU doesn't work fast enough to use 4gb in real time, it's bus' just aren't that fast, you're better off with 8gb ddr3 and 2gb on the gpu


This is mainly true but a lot more games are using that extra VRAM. 3 GB should be what you shoot for now if you can. I shelled out an extra $20 for the 4GB 270x cause whatever man, it's $20.
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User Info: RoboXgp89

RoboXgp89
2 years ago#15
doing that with a 780 would require another 100 bucks...
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