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Graphic card recomendation please

Postby JohnA1954 » Wed Sep 24, 2014 3:15 pm

Hi,
Can anyone recommend a suitable graphic card. It must be capable of 10bit/ch (or greater) colour depth. I am NOT using it for gaming but for graphics work and my monitor is 10bit/ch and presumably not being driven to its full potential. AMD, Nvidia or ATI (is this not AMD now?)
I currently use a 6 core AMD processor with 8Gb RAM and run Debian Wheezy.
Thank you in advance for your help.
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Re: Graphic card recomendation please

Postby lok1950 » Wed Sep 24, 2014 8:17 pm

It would depend on whether you use the propitiatory drivers or the open-source ones :wink: but I have found that nVidia's drivers to be less buggy than AMD's ATM that may change in the future but for your use I would recommend nVidia and if you use blender you get CUDA support for rendering.

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Re: Graphic card recomendation please

Postby JohnA1954 » Thu Sep 25, 2014 8:19 am

Hi lok1950,
thank you for the information.
I currently use a nVidia card without any problems so I will happily take your advice and upgrade to a 10bit colour depth card.
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