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What rez?
1080 go with those cute little NV cards.
>1080 go with the butt ugly pixel pushing AMTI cards.
You can get a 7970 for < $400 and it'll spank that value holding 570 around like a wet tether ball.
Oh and my AMTI cards have made me ~1K this year.
And I thought PS was all about Cuda until recently, if it is I'd go NV for PS, tried and true.
There's a difference in worth and list price lachen.gif
5870s are more valuable than a 570 thumb.gif
Please..
300 series drivers have been a disaster.
Course you're not having any problems though so they A #1.
I don't believe OP asked "Can I get some AMD and NV fanboys?"
    
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If I decide to go the nVidea route, what are your thoughts on 660ti 2GB vs 3GB. As in, will the 660ti hit the memory bottleneck even easier and without utilizing the extra GB. Also, 670 2GB vs 4GB, is it worth the extra $60?
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post #23 of 60
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Originally Posted by Minnetonka16 View Post

I don't believe OP asked "Can I get some AMD and NV fanboys?"

No he didn't, nor did he ask which card will be more valuable in x years.
*Looks around room, see 3 Nvidia cards and and 3 ATI cards, I'm a fanboy alright, fanboy of HW.

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Originally Posted by fishinfiend View Post

If I decide to go the nVidea route, what are your thoughts on 660ti 2GB vs 3GB. As in, will the 660ti hit the memory bottleneck even easier and without utilizing the extra GB. Also, 670 2GB vs 4GB, is it worth the extra $60?

Don't waste money on the 4gb unless your gpu apps need that amount of vram.
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Forgot to mention, I don't care about resale value. I will probally keep it till it goes in the garbage.
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post #25 of 60
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If I decide to go the nVidea route, what are your thoughts on 660ti 2GB vs 3GB. As in, will the 660ti hit the memory bottleneck even easier and without utilizing the extra GB. Also, 670 2GB vs 4GB, is it worth the extra $60?
You only need 2 GB of Vram, unless you are using crazy texture mods or multiple monitors.
http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/graphics/display/evga-geforce-gtx-670-4gb_7.html
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Originally Posted by fishinfiend View Post

I got this right from adobe about GPU uses.
http://forums.adobe.com/message/4289204

Depends on specific usage I suppose. Some parts of CS6 are still accelerated only by CUDA:
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GPU-accelerated ray-traced 3D renderer (CUDA on specific graphics cards)
http://blogs.adobe.com/toddkopriva/2012/05/gpu-cuda-opengl-features-in-after-effects-cs6.html
 
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What are your thoughts on a XFX 7950 graphics card or is a msi or a gigabyte worth the extra money.

Here is the link to the XFX card in question
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What are your thoughts on a XFX 7950 graphics card or is a msi or a gigabyte worth the extra money.
Here is the link to the XFX card in question
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150588&Tpk=14-150-588&nm_mc=EMC-GD100112&cm_mmc=EMC-GD100112-_-index-_-Item-_-14-150-588
I haven't heard much good coming from XFX, these days. I'd go for one of the non reference MSI ones, if possible.
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Just did the research for a friend's build and bang for buck hands down the 7950.
 
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My two 480s seriously rock anything I throw at them
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