assurance-tunnel
assurance-tunnel
assurance-tunnel
assurance-tunnel

New video card for MacPro



  • Hello all,

    I'm on the way to upgrade my Mac Pro quad-core 3.2 for a new project.
    I actually have a ATI Radeon 5870 with 1 GB and I'm wondering which is the best GC for Izi ?
    ATI or NVIDIA ?
    With 10.8.x it is possible to use a PC card without flashing it.
    (For the french reader: http://www.macbidouille.com/articles/481/page1)
    Is anybody have an input on that subject?
    My needs are to be able to use a main monitor and to have 2-3 stages.
    Thanks
    Loïc


  • Any inputs ?

    I'm really need to choose between a GeForce GTX 680 Mac Edition with 2GB or a Sapphire HD7950 3GB GDDR5 Mac Edition.
    AMD or Nvidia what is the best ?
    Thanks
    Loïc


  • Dear Loïc,

    I wish I could offer an opinion, but I don't really know which is better. Anyone else?
    Best Wishes,
    Mark



  • Will you ever use this computer for applications other than Isadora? For Isadora it shouldn't make a huge difference but if you will ever want to use the computer for editing, rendering, 3D work, etc it can make a huge difference.



  • So I had to choose,

    I just buy the Nvidia one, 1 DVI-I, 1 DVI-D, 1 DP, 1 HDMI.
    I'm running on 10.9.1 and preparing a 3 month show.
    It's rock solid.


  • Good choice. Its a better all-round card. Nvidia's GPU technology is used with a variety of video post production software from all of the Adobe CS products to AVID Media Composer to Davinci Resolve. In my experience, the hot game cards (like your 680) work very well.


Log in to reply
 

Looks like your connection to TroikaTronix Community Forum was lost, please wait while we try to reconnect.