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Radeon HD 6850 Autodesk maya

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December 2, 2010 9:28:41 AM

I want to buy the Radeon HD 6850,

I was reading this article:

http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1444/3/

and i was wondering if this card is good for Autodesk maya? i mean if it works better than the other gaming cards ?


December 2, 2010 12:43:55 PM

so far, I have tried few amd cards (4xxx and 5xxx) in Maya, and they all suck at hardware rendering. they do render a lot faster but i get 'snow' on the images. i believe ati is only good at the firepro series. maybe the new 6xxx series will do better, but its a gaming card, so dont expect much.
do some search about nvidia cuda, from what i see nvidia is doing far better on that field.
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December 2, 2010 12:53:18 PM

Nvidia cards are better with applications, especially when it benefits from the use of CUDA. Although AMD seems to be trying to balance gaming and application rendering, a firepro or quadro will be the best for 3D applications to run smooth and fast.
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