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Originally Posted by rajwii64 View Post

I will mostly be useing Sony Vegas 12

Vegas uses OpenCL, so both brands should be ok, but if you researched that for some reason some GPU's are buggy, then don't choose those.

I don't fully understand the benchmarks on their website: http://www.sonycreativesoftware.com/vegaspro/gpuacceleration

They state that the GPU can make a difference in render times, but usually rendering is done on the CPU, so I'm not sure what is going on there.

What is your budget for a GPU?

Just make sure you keep that i7!
Edited by .:hybrid:. - 3/6/13 at 10:00am
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apparently the GPU Acceleration is poorly designed on Vegas, and is completely worthless from what Ive read online
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post #13 of 22
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My budget is $400
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And from saw Sony Vegas uses CUDA and OpenCL
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Depending on the option You choose
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You can go with either the 600 or 7000 series with Sony Vegas, the 7000 series will offer better performance when using OpenCL. CUDA is not worth using because it's in a very bad state at the moment with Vegas 12. The 7970/7950 would probably be the best option for you.
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post #17 of 22
With that budget and using vegas since it's open cl, definitely a 7970 if you want to run high/max settings in games as well.
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well look it up first, that Vegas software is a Nutjob.... and some people were having better luck with the older ATi 5870 or something like that
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Simple Answer: 7970
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I am trying to find as much info as I can. I think the 7970 is a good card and it operates well with video encoding and gameing. I am still looking up stuff for now I guess you could tell me a good 7970
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