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ATI FirePro V3750 256MB 64-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 Workstation Video

asanue

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I am thinking of upgrading to this Firepro card and was wondering if there is a user that can tell me how fast will I be able to convert a video file to DVD. I am using a Amd quad phenom II with 8 gigs of ram. Right now I have a radeon 3870 overclocked 512MB and it takes 15 to 20 minutes. Any help appreciated.
 
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That card is basically a HD3870 like yours but with the memory bandwidth cut to one quarter.

Meaning: your HD3870 is a lot faster. It'll be a downgrade, not an upgrade.

If you want to upgrade from your HD3870 for around $120, get a HD4870 instead -> that should cut the processing time in half (7 to 10 minutes).


However, if video encoding is your priority, get a nVidia card instead, a GTX260 for example.