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You don't need the most expensive graphics cards for programs like AutoCAD 2007. Both my school and my work (a municipality's engineering division) run AutoCAD 2007 just fine with medium-end nvidia cards. I would say that anything in the 7000 range would be fine. I will check on which cards exactly my work uses tomorrow and post when I get home (this site is blocked at work).

Buying the high end cards, especially the FireVL or whatever it is from ATI and nvidia's Quadro would be a waste of money. They will perform excellently, but much like crossfire and SLI, they are not necessary for smooth operation.
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My place of employment actually still uses AutoCAD 2005, and will be upgrading in January to 2007. All of their computers have an nVidia GeForce 6600, ironically enough. Everything obviously works fine, so I would think that perhaps something is wrong with the way things are installed on your computers at school... You may need to clean the display driver(s) and reinstall them. Also make sure the BIOS is updated, as that can cause issues (as it did with my personal computer).
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