Should I upgrade video card?

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  09 September 2012
Should I upgrade video card?

Hello! Newbie to these forums here.

I am considering upgrading my video card from a Geforce GTX260. I do a lot of 2D work in Flash, Photoshop and AfterEffects on a Cintiq, and was hoping to maybe get a little more bang for my buck out of a three year old system that has 6Gb of RAM and an i7. I don't do 3D CGI work so that isn't a consideration here. This is mainly to get a bit more pep into my normal work flow.

I was considering a low-end Quadro card particularly the 600. I guess my question is will I see any performance boost at all? Thanks!
  09 September 2012
Probably not: 2d software barely uses the graphics card. You'd probably get a boost by upgrading the RAM to eight or twelve GB, though.
  09 September 2012
appreciate the reply! yeah for now i'm going to lay low on the video card front and i justy order a bunch more RAM. crazy how its dropped in price in three years.
  09 September 2012
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