Topic Title: How to choose between Radeon and Fire
Topic Summary: Need guidance on how to choose best solution for video surveillance monitoring
Created On: 10/28/2012 06:10 AM
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 10/28/2012 06:10 AM
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gnyland
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Don't need info on basic hardware like cpu ram etc... Need to know which GPU is better suited to decoding multiple h.264 video streams and the tech behind it. (for my basic brain growth).

Have read hundreds of sites, forum posts, whitepapers, etc... on everything from basic gpu operation to stream proccessing platforms (stanford) and my brain is begining to hurt.

Thx for any help at all

 10/28/2012 11:20 AM
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Fire: CAD/CAM, professional applications
Radeon: Everything else

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 10/29/2012 12:07 PM
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Yeah I'd probably go with a Radeon.  I doubt you'd get much extra benefit from using a pro card.  You can save a bundle that way also. 



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