Graphics RAM worth it ?

Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by Alpinism, Jul 24, 2006.

  1. Alpinism macrumors regular

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    Hey guys,

    Are they are benefits of using more Graphic card RAM on Final Cut Studio ? Also, can I upgrade the internal graphics card on the MacBook Pro via the express card slot ?
     
  2. Dont Hurt Me macrumors 603

    Dont Hurt Me

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    No you cant update the Macbook pros graphics and more graphics ram is allways better in my view .
     
  3. tipdrill407 macrumors 6502

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    More graphics ram will give you better performance in Motion. I'm running FCS on my Macbook with absolutely no problems, (except motion just doesn't work because of the integrated graphics chip).
     
  4. eXan macrumors 601

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    More VRAM helps run OS X CoreImage and Quartz Extreme effects, but this is hardly if at all noticable. Motions does benefit from more VRAM, but not as much as from more system RAM and higher GPU clocks
     

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