Which Video Card?

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Depends on what you're playing and how long you think you'll keep this card.

Games like Skyrim for example, played @ 1920x1080 resolution with graphic/texture mods will easily eat more than 1GB of video memory.

My GTX 470 SLI setup actually has a hard time keeping a steady frame rate in Skyrim because it uses every bit of my 1GB of GPU-RAM. So occasionally it'll stutter as it loads data.

At this point I'd suggest a 2GB video card (primarily if you'll be playing at higher resolutions). Games are beginning to get to that level.

Normally a 2GB card would cost more. However, the 1GB card you're looking at has an upgraded cooler. So that's why the price is basically the same. Get the 2GB version.
Depends on what you're playing and how long you think you'll keep this card.

Games like Skyrim for example, played @ 1920x1080 resolution with graphic/texture mods will easily eat more than 1GB of video memory.

My GTX 470 SLI setup actually has a hard time keeping a steady frame rate in Skyrim because it uses every bit of my 1GB of GPU-RAM. So occasionally it'll stutter as it loads data.

At this point I'd suggest a 2GB video card (primarily if you'll be playing at higher resolutions). Games are beginning to get to that level.

Normally a 2GB card would cost more. However, the 1GB card you're looking at has an upgraded cooler. So that's why the price is basically the same. Get the 2GB version.
 
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The 7850 might not be powerful enough in some situations to take advantage of more than 1gb of ram (So if the prices where further apart $20+ the 1gb could be good buy, but they are not)... But in your situation where you plan to Crossfire it, Than the 2gb is without a doubt the way to go.
 
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