video card for new computer

Ralf Mardorf silver.bullet at
Sat Dec 16 17:02:10 UTC 2017

On Sat, 2017-12-16 at 17:56 +0100, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Sat, 16 Dec 2017 15:35:32 +0100, Xen wrote:
> > There are also people doing graphical intensive work on workstations.
> Pixel based pictures could be really good done with GIMP (yes GIMP has
> several drawbacks, but it anyway is professional grade), vector graphics
> already become a little bit tricky and NLVE is completely amateurish. I
> don't know how good 3D animations nowadays are supported, however, in
> the past it wasn't an issue related to the graphics, but to missing
> features, such as lip-sync of animated characters to audio tracks.
> IOW in my experiences some graphical intensive work could be done with
> Linux, other graphical intensive work can't be done, but I guess the
> graphics usually isn't the issue, it's simply missing software.

PS: Graphical work and video work requires much RAM and CPU horse power,
but I guess the graphics is relatively unimportant.

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