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I've been thinking if CUDA in the NVIDIA GPU is worth grabbing.

I own GTX 560 ti Twin Frozor II which I assume it does have CUDA, but I might upgrade my GPU in the near future.

I'll be probably doing Video Game's Programming/Designing, Animations and Web Design.
     
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also depends on the programs you would use and how you would use them smile.gif
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also depends on the programs you would use and how you would use them smile.gif

^This. Some software make very good use of CUDA, others get very little or no benefit from it.
    
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Let say Microsoft Visual Studio C# 2010 and maybe other free developer engine they allow you to use which I don't know which one.
And also MAYA softwares?
     
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Let say Microsoft Visual Studio C# 2010 and maybe other free developer engine they allow you to use which I don't know which one.
And also MAYA softwares?

As far as I know CUDA has zero use in Microsoft Visual Studio but Maya does make pretty good use of it for example in cloth simulation.
    
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