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Old 02-22-2012, 10:09 AM   #1
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I've been in the process of ordering all the supplies for building a computer over break. I'm stuck on what Video card to get. I've been reading A LOT of information on what to look for and there's just so many of them that I'm having a hard time deciding, and I don't want to pick the wrong one, since I'm building it for my sister. If you have any free time I'd appreciate the advice or recommendations.
Here's what she does and wants:
-She wants to have 2 monitors hooked up.
-Works with adobe photo shop.
-DOES NOT play games.
-Wants to be able to work at home sometimes. She's a computer programmer, .NET developer
-Will have a blu-ray player.
-She's a very good multi-tasker.

The motherboard she has: GIGABYTE GA-X58A-UD3R

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Thanks for your time

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Old 02-22-2012, 03:26 PM   #2
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It doesn't sound like she needs the most powerful video card there is.

FWIW, I'm using a Radeon HD 4850 in my rig and it runs Photoshop no problem.
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