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I'm considering getting a cheap quadro card, just to make use of 30-bit color in photoshop. I tried to google this topic, but some say it works and others that it doesn't. I sent an email to pny about this and they said that running the quadro and geforce drivers simultaneously could cause some trouble, but they didn’t specify what kind of issues I could expect. So does anyone here know anything about this? And have anyone here tried a quadro and geforce setup, and if so; did you have any issues with it?
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I'm considering getting a cheap quadro card, just to make use of 30-bit color in photoshop. I tried to google this topic, but some say it works and others that it doesn't. I sent an email to pny about this and they said that running the quadro and geforce drivers simultaneously could cause some trouble, but they didn’t specify what kind of issues I could expect. So does anyone here know anything about this? And have anyone here tried a quadro and geforce setup, and if so; did you have any issues with it?

I havent ever run it but i can see the issues, your not running something like SLI, its 2 different cards for 2 different purposes and the driver probably wont fully know what to do just leading to instability and things simply not working right. its like putting a Ford F150 engine together with a Nissan transmission, it might work ok at first but issues are pretty much guaranteed. I honestly dont know all too deep how it would affect things or what issues would arise specifically, someone would need alot more info into how nvidias drivers work to explain it right. Hope this helps a bit haha
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I guess the best option is to go for a dual boot setup if I want to get a quadro card. We shall see.
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