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well i was just browsing through newegg today and came across these ridicolously priced graphics cards...why are these sooo expensive, how would they perform in todays games and what are they mainly for....also this is the 1st ive heard of a PNY Quadro FX3450......http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...Subcategory=48
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They're for rendering. Computer artists use them to render graphics and video...they're faster and more realistic.
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post #3 of 10
there for workstation like graphics and medical doctors making pictures and videos of the body in 3d i think thats what its for
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I hear theyre not good at all for games. Just graphics and CAD stuff
    
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They perform horrendously in Games - Theyre designed for Super High Res CAD work
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yeahCAD, modeling and liteweight animation.

does a graphics card help folding speed at all?
cuz Ive noticed an increased folding time with a better GPU
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post #7 of 10
i dunno about folding but those suck in game
    
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If you ask me it's just a 6800XT with a quadro sticker and a massive price tag. But I guess that just shows how much I know...
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post #9 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by Fishie36
If you ask me it's just a 6800XT with a quadro sticker and a massive price tag. But I guess that just shows how much I know...
Look at the resolutions it's capable of...
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What res? Didnt say
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