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Gpu for sketchup 8

Last response: in Graphics & Displays
February 3, 2011 8:08:30 PM

I need to upgrade my gpu ( GeForce GT 430 ) for intensive sketchup use.
(pc: i7 2600 3.40, 16Gb, Gt 430, Win 7 pro 64, Sketchup 8 and many probs when i orbit my heavy projects)
PS.. sketchup runs openGL
thank you all

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a c 1362 U Graphics card
February 3, 2011 10:09:54 PM

I saw another user here in a different section very happy with a HD6950 running sketchup.
The question is though whether that is an overkill and a midrange card like HD6850 or GTX460 would be a more economical choice. They are substantially more powerful than the GT430.
February 4, 2011 6:57:28 AM

and what about the quadros? I just want the ''best'' GPU for sketchup because my projects are too heavy.. there will be a GPU made for this job...the problem is ...wich???
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a c 1362 U Graphics card
February 4, 2011 11:05:52 AM

Quadro or FirePro all the way if you have the money to spend on a professional card.
February 4, 2011 3:52:00 PM

im thinking about the fx1800, fx3800 and 2000
the danger is to buy an expensive gpu made for another application (es. cad, 3ds or so..)
thats why i wonder if the master design gpu producer has something to propose for the intensive sketchup users...