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i saw some quadros on a website and thought they were a huge waste of money.
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CAD applications are optimized for workstation centered cards.
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I think you're missing the point of why such cards exist.
    
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They are very good at what they do, and if you don't know much about what that is, then they aren't for you.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by bunker_128 View Post
i saw some quadros on a website and thought they were a huge waste of money.
really? Do some research if you're on their website!
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post #6 of 26
Most of the cards aren't unreasonably expensive. They for graphics design using CAD and similar/more complex programs. They aren't always a better choice than a GPU that is considered a gaming card however.

If you're looking into buying one, you'd probably have all the information you needed to pick out the best card for your design program.
    
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post #7 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by bunker_128 View Post
i saw some quadros on a website and thought they were a huge waste of money.
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...0,2258-10.html

http://hothardware.com/Reviews/Nvidi...s-Card/?page=8

http://hothardware.com/Reviews/Nvidi...s-Card/?page=6
Edited by this n00b again - 1/25/11 at 4:52pm
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post #8 of 26
Lmao. We have some at work, not a waste of money at all.
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lol please research before posting and saying its a waste of a card. ATi Fire Pros and Quadros are workstation cards used mainly for Autodesk, 3dmax, etc... 3d rendering programs and such. They are not for gaming, they are for what they are made for. The first graphics card wasn't for gaming, it was for research in a college. Just because you hear the word graphics card, doesn't mean its for gaming purposes.
    
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lol if you thought those were gaming cards. I hope you didn't
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