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GTX465 for TurboCad & AutoCad; Good choice?

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Built a new computer for my Dad. Picked out a GTX465 for his machine. Its a Intel I5-2400, 8G ram, etc. I picked the nVidia because of Cuda, and was thinking that Cuda would help when he does his TurboCad and AutoCad editing. Did I do good? Or should have gone a different route? He's not a heavy user of the programs, but enough that I didn't want him to struggle with it anymore.

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BTW, he was running a P4 1.2Ghz 512Mb RIMM Ram and ATI X800GT video card before.
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it's not a bad choice. A quadro card would have been the best for cad applications, but it is also 7x the price. Good job!
 
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it's not a bad choice. A quadro card would have been the best for cad applications, but it is also 7x the price. Good job!
Heh, yea. Budget was ~800
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