Will a 4890 card be any faster in Aperture 3 than my current 4870?

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by chiefroastbeef, May 28, 2010.

  1. chiefroastbeef macrumors 6502a

    May 26, 2008
    Dallas, Texas/ Hong Kong
    With the recent Steam for Mac release, I have been thinking about getting a new video card again, however I am looking for reasons to get it. So I am just wondering will I see any speed improvements if I used a better video card on Aperture 3 (running 32bit because I use nik software)? I also use FCP, Photoshop quite often.

    Thanks! I appreciate it!
  2. MacVidCards Suspended

    Nov 17, 2008
    Hollywood, CA
    Nothing you would notice.

    And any saved time would be used up looking for OS patches each time OSX gets updated.

    Have patience, with any luck ATI will keep making their cards to work in ALL Mac Pros and avoid Apple's "Forced Obsolescence" plan.

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