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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814133325
or
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814195113
post #12 of 22
neither IMO
maybe something from this
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&DEPA=0&Order=BESTMATCH&N=-1&isNodeId=1&Description=hd7970+3gb+gddr5
and put the savings into 1) maybe a second card xfired, large or multiple SSDs or 2) CPU, RAM and multiple SSDs or larger SSDs
or really good multi monitor setup smile.gif
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post #13 of 22
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Ok im a little confused let me do it like this can you say yes or no to each number.
1. Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Unity3D for Android, Video Editing/Rendering etc
2. Website Server
3. AutoCAD, AutoDesk, and Solidworks
EDIT: I remembered 3

No
No
Yes

Aside from the workstation cards AMD's new 7000 series card have very strong compute performance, far more than what the new Nvidia 600 series has.
    
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post #14 of 22
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Maybe quadfire 7970's?

EDIT: xfire not sli
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Maybe quadfire 7970's?
EDIT: xfire not sli

sounds good to me tho maybe overkill biggrin.gif beastly tho thumb.gif
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post #16 of 22
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Probably still get a workstation card though
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If the system is going to be used specifically for the previously mentioned tasks, then get the workstation card for sure. If the system is going to be used as a gaming rig as well you might want to go with the 7000 series, maybe in XFire, as workstation cards don't game well at all.
    
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post #18 of 22
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If the system is going to be used specifically for the previously mentioned tasks, then get the workstation card for sure. If the system is going to be used as a gaming rig as well you might want to go with the 7000 series, maybe in XFire, as workstation cards don't game well at all.

I will have 2 separate gaming computers
post #19 of 22
Well then grab the workstation card for the workstation, it will perform the required tasks a lot better than with a gaming card that does decently in compute.
    
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Ok good to know thanks alot!
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