NVIDIA Explains VRAM Capacity on GeForce RTX 40 Series Graphics Cards: “A Balance Is Required to Optimize Prices”


The FPS Review
Staff member
May 6, 2019
NVIDIA has shared a lengthy article that was seemingly prompted by all of the critics out there who believe the company isn't putting enough VRAM into its GeForce graphics cards despite growing costs of ownership. The feature, titled "A Deeper Look At VRAM On GeForce RTX 40 Series Graphics Cards," begins with a section that attempts to explain the importance of memory caches, and while that looks interesting enough, there's another section where NVIDIA stresses how the amount of VRAM is dependent on GPU architecture, with one notable quote being "higher capacity chips cost more to make, so a balance is required to optimize prices." AMD will presumably respond with its own long-winded article about the amount of VRAM in their Radeon cards and how they compare to NVIDIA's options.

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