Help me to choose video card
Hello. sorry for spam but i have a lil problem.
I've got to choose between 2 video cards, and dunno which to pick.
What is better
- Geforce 8400GS
or
- Nvidia Quadro FX 580
Hello. sorry for spam but i have a lil problem.

I've got to choose between 2 video cards, and dunno which to pick.

What is better

- Geforce 8400GS

or

- Nvidia Quadro FX 580

#1
Posted 04/10/2012 11:59 PM   
The FX 580 ( which is a workstation card ) is the more powerful card...however, neither card is very powerful by today's standards.
The FX 580 ( which is a workstation card ) is the more powerful card...however, neither card is very powerful by today's standards.

Work in Progress:

Case: Corsair 650D
Motherboard: AsRock Z77 Extreme4
PSU: Antec TruePower New 750 Blue
CPU: Intel i5-2500K ( Socket 1155 )
CPU Cooler: ZalMan CNPS9500A LED
GPU: EVGA GTX 580
MEM: 8 GB G.Skill PC12800 DDR3 1600
Soundcard: Creative SB X-Fi Titanium
Monitor: Samsung 2343 BWX 23"@ 2048 x 1152
OS: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

My cards in order of ownership: Intergraph Intense3D Voodoo (Rush), 3Dfx Voodoo3 3000 PCI, PNY GeForce4 MX 420 PCI, PNY nVidia 6600 AGP, BFG 7600GS O.C. AGP, BFG 8600GTS O.C. PCI-E, Xfx 9800GT PCI-E (SLI), BFG GTX 260 Maxcore 55 PCI-E (SLI), EVGA GTX 560 Ti PCI-E, EVGA GTX 580 1.5gb PCI-E

#2
Posted 04/11/2012 10:49 AM   
Yeah, old cards, but have no chance for powerful one.
Does FX 580 is lower at gaming then 8400 gs?
Yeah, old cards, but have no chance for powerful one.

Does FX 580 is lower at gaming then 8400 gs?

#3
Posted 04/11/2012 11:09 AM   
I'm not sure, but the specifications put the FX card at better in all applications...so the FX card should be better at gaming as well IMO.
I'm not sure, but the specifications put the FX card at better in all applications...so the FX card should be better at gaming as well IMO.

Work in Progress:

Case: Corsair 650D
Motherboard: AsRock Z77 Extreme4
PSU: Antec TruePower New 750 Blue
CPU: Intel i5-2500K ( Socket 1155 )
CPU Cooler: ZalMan CNPS9500A LED
GPU: EVGA GTX 580
MEM: 8 GB G.Skill PC12800 DDR3 1600
Soundcard: Creative SB X-Fi Titanium
Monitor: Samsung 2343 BWX 23"@ 2048 x 1152
OS: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

My cards in order of ownership: Intergraph Intense3D Voodoo (Rush), 3Dfx Voodoo3 3000 PCI, PNY GeForce4 MX 420 PCI, PNY nVidia 6600 AGP, BFG 7600GS O.C. AGP, BFG 8600GTS O.C. PCI-E, Xfx 9800GT PCI-E (SLI), BFG GTX 260 Maxcore 55 PCI-E (SLI), EVGA GTX 560 Ti PCI-E, EVGA GTX 580 1.5gb PCI-E

#4
Posted 04/12/2012 02:04 AM   
I had an 8600M GT in a laptop (still do but the laptop is decreped because of one of it's RAM slots dying so it runs like butt now), which is similar in core count to an 8400GS and I can tell you even for older games, it struggled quite regularly because of the tiny amount of vRAM it has.

I would recommend the FX580. Even if it's not BUILT for gaming, it'll likely handle gaming much better than the 8400GS relatively speaking.
I had an 8600M GT in a laptop (still do but the laptop is decreped because of one of it's RAM slots dying so it runs like butt now), which is similar in core count to an 8400GS and I can tell you even for older games, it struggled quite regularly because of the tiny amount of vRAM it has.



I would recommend the FX580. Even if it's not BUILT for gaming, it'll likely handle gaming much better than the 8400GS relatively speaking.



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#5
Posted 04/12/2012 02:08 PM   
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