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Modular memory design

I have been thinking about this, but I'm not sure if it would actually be feasible. 

 

Would it be possible for manufacturers it incorporate micro-sd cards in to Video cards and logic boards?

In theory, it would help cut manufacturing cost and in turn allowing users to purchase hardware at a lower price. 

Also, allowing the user to decide on the amount of memory they want to use on the fly.

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this is definitely possible. Hell, in the old 486 boards you could change in the amaount of cache you wanted!

 

that being said tough, it doesn;t make sense for a company to do this. right now they are making millions off of enterprise GPU solutions, or even the 'professional' Quadro and FirePro series of cards, which usually have more memory, and they can sell for insane amounts of cash.

 

all in all, the consumer stands to gain everything while the producer stands to loose everything, so guess who gets the priority?

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SD card read/write speeds are a few orders of magnitude slower than typical speeds of GDDR5 VRAM. Even system RAM. 

 

A fair comparison imo would be the SD card vs RAM and VRAM being equivalent to a snail trying to outpace a Bugatti in a drag race. 

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flash memory is slow as all hell I think even sd ram would outrun a flash card

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1 minute ago, TheRandomness said:

So everyone forgot about the Radeon Pro SSG?

NVMe SSDs are still WAY faster than typical SD cards.

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