whats the best graphics card for a 2006 dual core

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by king tech 1, Jul 2, 2012.

  1. king tech 1 macrumors newbie

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    i just got fcp x - for a 2006 dual core - its running pretty good - but it keeps suggesting i need a new video card - i still use 10.4 sometimes to run the old versions of pro tools and logic .. need a little help - whats the fastest or the best video card i can get for my computer -- someone suggested ati 4870 -
    does anyone have an ideas here? need a little hellllpppp

    thanks - tech
     
  2. GermanyChris macrumors 601

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    4870 sounds about right..
     
  3. yellowbunny macrumors member

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    I have the 5770 in mine and it's made a huge difference. Really recommend it.
     
  4. peabo macrumors regular

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    5770 is pretty much equal to the 4780 in terms of speed but it's half the width and drains half the power! The 5780 is the fastest Apple card that you can put in the machine though.
     

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