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I am helping my father-in-law in building a new PC that will be able to do HD (720+) video editing. They have Adobe premier Pro 4 and I am mostly looking at what GPU to get.

Would a HD6870 or a GTX460 be better? For video editing I know that larger memory on the GPU will acutally help.

The PC will be used for this purpose 95% of the time, so if some other GPU will work better please let me know also. In past looking they normaly don't start till $400+

Thanks for any input.
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post #2 of 13
GTX 560 for that price.

How about used cards? You might be able to get a used GTX 560Ti for $200.
 
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post #3 of 13
Neither.
Just because you have a $200 budget doesn't mean you have to spend it all. I suggest the $110 Radeon 5830.

Unless 12% of average performance over the 1GB 460 is worth an extra $100 to you.

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Adobe Premier supports GPU off-loading?
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GTX 460 1gb is enough and it's cheaper ....
    
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post #6 of 13
460 is plenty and at the current price its a steal of a card
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post #7 of 13
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Originally Posted by Buska103 View Post
Neither.
Just because you have a $200 budget doesn't mean you have to spend it all. I suggest the $110 Radeon 5830.

Unless 12% of average performance over the 1GB 460 is worth an extra $100 to you.

Isn't this only relative gaming performance?
 
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post #8 of 13
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
Adobe Premier supports GPU off-loading?
Premier Pro 5.5 (which will be the soft ware he will upgrade to in 2 months) I belive does.

Edit: Looks Like the GTX470, GTX570, GTX 580, Quadro and GTX285 are the only ones supported... looks like I will need to find a good deal on a GTX570 or a GTX470 if luck on the forums...
Edited by Magus2727 - 5/17/11 at 5:43pm
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post #9 of 13
If you're willing to go recertified, Newegg has two GTX 470s for $210.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...rder=BESTMATCH
    
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post #10 of 13
the new released GTX560 will be better, with the driver 275.27 it can perform much better than before, but the disadvantage is that its price is a little higher than your budget.
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