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Cs4 graphics card

Last response: in Graphics & Displays
April 1, 2009 5:07:45 PM

I am getting into web design , and a LITTLE gaming, gaming not a priority

what is the best video card for a desktop.

i have the i7 processor and i am looking to spend 150-250 but will spend what is necessary if it matters.

prefer to buy.

this is my wishlist so far/build so far.

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April 1, 2009 7:02:27 PM

*wish list is empty

your not going to need spend that much money on a video card for cs4, you could spend under $100 if its just for cs4.

It also helps to know what resolution and size your monitor is but ill make a suggestion anyway.

Assuming you would like to spend as little as possible....

SAPPHIRE 100255HDMI Radeon HD 4670 512MB


EVGA 512-P3-N963-TR GeForce 9600 GSO 512MB
April 2, 2009 7:13:18 AM

^ +1
If you REALLY want to spend that much, get the HIS 4870 1 GB Ice Q Turbo or something like that.
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April 2, 2009 2:51:30 PM

Because Creative Suite 4 can use GPUs to do some of the heavy lifting on the graphics, I'd suggest something in the neighborhood of a 4770 or even a 4850. The speed-up in processing and display rendering is VERY noticeable in Photoshop.
April 2, 2009 2:57:15 PM

also should mention that both cards that i suggested above will be able to give you solid mid-level gaming.
April 2, 2009 5:25:10 PM

Does a video card really speed up PS? I have a cd from a friend lying around and didn't get the time to install it, is it really noticeable?
April 3, 2009 1:37:09 AM

He said cs4 not only ps. Premiere will totally speed up due to the video card. And ps too.