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Looking for a graphics card for heavy CAD work.

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by theseeg, Jun 9, 2012.

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    I would do a little research and see which suites you best
     
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    I did and I was thinking the GTX 670 may be the best one but I have not used NVIDIA before so I wanted to see what other ppl thought about that GPU
     
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    No point getting a non workstation card, if you can get away with getting a consumer graphics card you will only need maybe 5450 at most.
     
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    Going to want to look at nVidia for this. Normal consumer end a GT440/GT240 would do.
     
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    That is a high end gaming grade video card.

    There are CAD tier cards, but most people in the community would say they are not worth the price. I would personally get something less than $150 as I doubt you'll notice the difference outside of gaming. For a CAD workstation I would concentrate my efforts on lots of RAM and a powerful CPU.
     
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    go for a FirePro V5800 or a V4800 if you are low budget
    no use in getting a gaming card.
     

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