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Old August 7th, 2009, 06:53 PM   #1
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To upgrade my video card or not

I currently have a Matrox p650 pcie 128. I preview my video from my firewire on my pc to my Canopus then out an RCA to my JVC 15 inch monitor. I'd like to get a nicer preview and was wondering if going with a 1gig video card would make much of a difference. And opinions.
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Old August 15th, 2009, 01:48 PM   #2
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A new video card will not improve the image quality since you're using firewire to pass the video through.
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Old August 15th, 2009, 03:16 PM   #3
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Guess, I'll research a plan B. Thanks.
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Old August 20th, 2009, 04:34 PM   #4
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To get a higher quality image on your preview monitor you can do any of these things:

1. Shoot on a better camera.
2. View on a better monitor.
3. Use as little compression as possible.
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