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Old 09-19-2006, 11:40 AM   #11 (permalink)
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he lower teh qualitie of teh file he would need a good vga like a 7950 gw2
I think he means a 7950GX2, and for the love of god don't buy it, if you want to shell out on a VGA card, get an Nvidia Quadro (is that what they're called?) as they are tuned for editing, whereas the GX2 is more suited to gaming (and is a waste of money with DX10 so soon around the corner).


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Old 09-19-2006, 04:31 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Would 512 mb graphics card be a no-brainer, or is a solid 256mb card sufficient?

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Old 09-19-2006, 05:35 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Tell him to buy an iMac.

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Old 09-19-2006, 05:41 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Windows supports 3.85gb's of ram not 3.
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Old 09-19-2006, 09:09 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Originally posted by Amd gt player
4 gigs is max for linux and the mac os
Try 2TB physical for OS X, 1.5GB physical for OS 8/9, and god only knows how much in Linux. IIRC there are extensions that can overcome the memory barrier in Linux with a little handiwork.


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