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Offline gameblabla

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Re: Building a computer for art school
« Reply #15 on: August 10, 2017, 05:27:22 am »
I was looking for a video card today, looks like the recommended one is a Quadro M4000 for around C$1200, which is pretty much equivalent to a GTX 970. The only difference is whether some 3D acceleration thing is enabled in the driver (Quadro is, GeForce is not) which is required for some Autodesk programs, thing that could be soft modded, probably. Now I'm wondering if it would be more efficient to buy a GTX 1070 or 1080 instead and soft mod it into a Quadro P4000 or P5000. You guys know about those soft mods?
It used to be possible but now you can't soft-mod it so easily. That's Nvidia (and AMD) deliberately forcing pros to pay a prenium for you.
You could do a hard-mod but good luck with that :
http://forum.notebookreview.com/threads/mod-turn-geforce-cards-into-quadro-and-wise-versa.784284/
« Last Edit: August 10, 2017, 05:32:18 am by gameblabla »
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