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Old November 30, 2011, 07:31 AM
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Hey everyone. A few months ago i bought a custom pc, and i ended up with a gtx 570 classified. I am now looking to upgrade, because i got a job, but i am torn on which card to add. I have heard that new games require more and more VRAM, and my classified only have 1.28GB's of vram. So will a 570 classified be able to run in sli with a 570 2.5GB, AND use all of the memory on the 2.5gig card? or will it only be able to access 1,28GB's? And will it work at all? I am aware that i need to run the classified on a lower speed. Also, i will be running at 1920x1080.
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Old November 30, 2011, 08:59 AM
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It'll work, but you will not be able to benefit the extra memory of the 2.5GB card, since the drivers and the applications will treat each card separately.
IMO at 1080P you should be fine with 1.28GB, just add another 570.
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Old November 30, 2011, 09:23 AM
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They will work together, however you will be limited to the amount of vRAM of the standard card, meaning you are basically wasting 1.28GB of the 2.5GB GTX 570.

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Old November 30, 2011, 11:51 AM
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Thanks guys, guess i'll be ordering another classified then :)
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Old November 30, 2011, 02:15 PM
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Thanks guys, guess i'll be ordering another classified then :)

smart move
sli gonna scale alot better with more ram
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