Could you imagine a 1gb v/card

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by lancer, Jun 15, 2006.

  1. lancer

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    It is still only 512Mb addressable.

    There are only 2 1GB products AFAIK, ati's FIREGL came first, Nvidia followed with a 1 GB Quadro product.

    No consumer cards are currently 1 GB.
     
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    Yeah, that card has 2 GPUs on it, so each one has 512mB.

    It's a single X16 slot SLI config. They plan on running those in pairs so you get quad SLI if you can find a MB that will fit 2.
     
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    I really don't see the point. Quad SLi? I mean... really. Only if you are running 2x 2405 dell monitors or larger.
     
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    even sli is pointless, no games are even designed to use so much power, games and gpus go hand in hand for a reason... only occasionally do you get a game that actually pushes the boundaries, where a new gpu design is needed to run it.

    But quad sli, that's like by a lambo or a ferrari in a city, its nice to look at but beyond that its of no use.