Advertisement

Someone Installed and Played Crysis 3 on The RTX 3090 VRAM
"Crysis 3 was literally running on the RTX 3090."

The NVIDIA RTX 3090 comes with a crazy 24GB of VRAM. Anyone who knows anything about gaming would know that 24GB of VRAM is a lot. So much so that someone managed to install a full game on the RAM and run it. Software Engineer “Strife, la fillette révolutionnaire” installed and played Crysis 3 on the VRAM of the NVIDIA RTX 3090 because it is lockdown and we don’t have anything better to do.

READ MORE The Witcher Season 2 – Here’s Your First Look at Geralt’s New Armour

The process was not simple it seems. According to Strife212, she used GPU Ram Drive, and VRAMdrive Software to make a 15GB NTFS partition on the GPU. Crysis 3 was then installed on the RTX 3090 and it worked fine.

According to Strife212, Crysis 3 ran at 75FPS on the NVIDIA RTX 3090 (literally on it) in 4K ‘Very High” settings. Once the game was installed it took up 20GB of space. However, the overall loading time for the game did not improve at all. Strife212 claims the game loaded just as fast as it does on an NVMe drive.  This is most likely due to the processes of loading.

Regardless of the game being installed on the GPU itself, it still had to be sent to the CPU. However, perhaps a more recent game which has been developed to take advantage of the high-speed transfers may see an improvement? The challenge could be the 24GB of VRAM which may be too small.

Regardless, this is a pretty cool way to run a game even if there’s no visible advantage to it yet. Perhaps when DirectStorage comes around this sort of thing will be better suited for the software.

Share on whatsapp
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest
Share on reddit
Share on tumblr
Share on skype
Share on email


Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

ABOUT GLITCHED

.
GLITCHED Logo

GLITCHED was created by taking everything we love and putting into one place. It contains a little something for everyone be it your favourite comic book, what to binge on Netflix this weekend, or your annual first-person shooter. The idea that one can love all the cool things is not hard to comprehend, you just need to find a place for it. That place is GLITCHED..

FOLLOW US

.