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Jun 9, 2015
Struggling through the morass of info on GPUs best for FCPX, very confusing. I'm not into gaming. Quadro? Titan? ATI/AMD? Don't want power issues, especially adding power supplies. I'm not sure K5000 best for the buck, but do feel confident that I can pop one in without trouble.

2012 Mac Pro 5,1 - 3.33 GHz 6-core, 48 GB Ram, ATI Radeon 5870, Yosemite 10.10.3, NEC PA301w 30" display, FCPX 10.2.1
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macrumors 604
Jun 10, 2006
I was in a similar situation. Upgraded to R9 280X with external GPU PSU (before 980GTX was out which requires Yosemite which I'm not willing to upgrade this comp to) and I'm happy with the result.
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