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Old April 24, 2012, 06:46 PM
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All my current parts are in the drop down over there -->
What should i upgrade to edit videos? I sort of want to switch to a nVidea card because they have CUDA cores for editing in the program i have, or would RAM be a better choice. I feel my CPU is fine at 4 core 3.5 Ghz BTW 8 Gig ram currently
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Old April 24, 2012, 06:58 PM
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I would say a better gpu and bigger PSU to handle the new vid card. Something like the 560ti maybe or if you can wait to see what the Mid range kepler cards will be like
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Old April 24, 2012, 07:45 PM
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If you know that a Nvidia graphics card will help you out, then that would be my suggestion. I would wait for the 660ish cards to be released unless you feel you need it now (may or may not need a new PSU, if the 680 is any indication of the power consumption for the entire 6xx line of GPU).
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Old April 28, 2012, 12:16 PM
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Ok right now i have a HIS IceQ Turbo H677QNT1GD Radeon HD 6770 1GB what would the equivalent price/performance card from nVidea?
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Old April 28, 2012, 12:23 PM
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Ok right now i have a HIS IceQ Turbo H677QNT1GD Radeon HD 6770 1GB what would the equivalent price/performance card from nVidea?
GTX460 will keep up to that, or a 550Ti.
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Old April 28, 2012, 12:41 PM
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Ok thanks ill look into the 550Ti :)
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Old April 28, 2012, 01:12 PM
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As said above.. if your not in a rush then the newer 6xx cards will be released over the coming weeks..

As for which card to get... well it depends on budget really..

A 550ti will keep up with the 6770 but for bang for buck the 560ti is hard to beat (if your budget can go that far)
it's quite a bit better than the 550, have a look at some of the reviews to see how much and if you can justify the price.

As for ram... well if you find your maxing out what you have.. then I would say try get your hands on more of the same, again if your budget will stretch to it..

If your not maxing out what you have then more will do nothing for you.
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