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post #1 of 19
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Kind of old (almost 2 weeks), some you might have already read it but $8,000 for a workstation card...that's freaking nuts.

Not sure how it'll work out since the Asus Dual 7800GT GPU is buggy as hell but if it's guaranteed to work then jesus, that'll be one hell of card, but $8K is a mighty high price, but still 4 G71 chips!!
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y would u need a 1gb of ram on a video card. jeez 512 mb is enough adn the yr thinking about putting 1 gb on wow.
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y would u need a 1gb of ram on a video card. jeez 512 mb is enough adn the yr thinking about putting 1 gb on wow.
The Quadro is for professional 3D editing. Some of that stuff can be way more demanding than any game out today.
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Well, Quadros are workstation graphics cards which is preferably used in 3D software like 3D Studio Max. Developers use cards like Quadros to make the games and gamers use conventional graphics cards to play it.
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post #5 of 19
8k for a videocard is just frickin nuts. Can't you just buy a gaming G71 core and use RivaTuner to "unlock professional capabilities" so it'll become a Quadro? Like how many people convert a normal 6800 into Quadro4000.
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Ya, workstation cards have had 512 MB of RAM for a long time, some even have 640 MB, so 1 GB makes sense.
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Originally Posted by wudaddy
8k for a videocard is just frickin nuts. Can't you just buy a gaming G71 core and use RivaTuner to "unlock professional capabilities" so it'll become a Quadro? Like how many people convert a normal 6800 into Quadro4000.
no, its different because that is just the software...its like saying that if u overclock ur 3700+ SD enough, it'll be as good as a FX-57. When the truth is that its close, but not quite... (FX-57 are more stable, unlocked multis, can go further, etc)
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post #8 of 19
When do you think that 1gb will became avalible to the gaming scene, cause 512 is still usally worse than 256 except at like 1600x1280 and maxed aa and af.
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post #9 of 19
so will this card be able to play direct x games because i got a quardro 64 mb and a ati fire fl gl which has a faster stock core and bigger heatsink
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post #10 of 19
Yeah but the quadro is made for workstations though.
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