Geforce GTX 1660 will a newer card make a difference in editing times in video?

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Oh, maybe someone can answer another question I have. I do have a little bet older video card, a Geforce GTX 1660. Now I know it may make a difference in the video quality that I see when working with video, but will a newer more powerful card make my video editing rendering time quicker too? Or does it only have to do with what my monitor see?. Never quit understood this. Thanks Guys
 

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No vga upgrade will make any difference for your needs. CPU cores and speeds as well as drive speeds and ram will be far more important.
 
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No vga upgrade will make any difference for your needs. CPU cores and speeds as well as drive speeds and ram will be far more important.
Thank You for answering that question that I’ve had for a long time. Sense I don’t play any intensive type games, then I’ll no longer worry about my video card any more. Thanks. I have never OC my ram before, so I think I’ll start researching that. I have 64 Gbs of ram already, so I don’t think adding more will do anything for me. Thanks Again
 
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A GPU with more CUDA cores will improve rendering speed and editing, by the way!
Really! The Asus Phoinix Geforce GTX 1660 with 5Gbs GDDR5 ram has 1408 CUBA cores. Now it came with an OC program, so will OC it just make my monitor (video)run smoother (not that I need it to, looks good already) or will it help any editing speeds too? Sorry to ask such dumb questions, but I really don’t know. Thanks a lot guys for educating me.
 

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Really! The Asus Phoinix Geforce GTX 1660 with 5Gbs GDDR5 ram has 1408 CUBA cores. Now it came with an OC program, so will OC it just make my monitor (video)run smoother (not that I need it to, looks good already) or will it help any editing speeds too? Sorry to ask such dumb questions, but I really don’t know. Thanks a lot guys for educating me.
The part that guy forgot to include was....
*IF THE SOFTWARE SUPPORTS IT

Not all editing software will support the use of CUDA cores for rendering. Some does, and it's very dependent on that.
If the software doesn't, then no video card upgrade will help.


So yeah, you'd need to look into it more deeply than just one persons comment.
 
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Yes, I found in my settings for my Editing program there is a place to turn on acceleration and in the drop down box CUDA is one of the choices, after I selected it, it said it was auto-detected. So thanks for reminding me to check for that setting.
 

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Every decent video editing software(e.g. Premiere) supports hardware acceleration through CUDA cores!
And will only benefit in certain situations. In most cases upgrading can be useless if you already have a card well supporting gpu acceleration (like the 1660) in any case a fast cpu with as many cores as possible helps (like said).
 
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Thanks for that info, I’ve invested about all I can at this time in this computer, so I sure don’t want to spend any more on it unless it really shows a good result. A new video card these days would cost me more than my CPU did, so I would only do that if I really saw a big difference. The way you sound, like it wouldn’t make that a big of a difference. So I guess I’ll just have to be satisfied with what I got. Maybe I just was expecting too much from this build. It is quicker than my last build, so I just have to be satisfied with what I have. Thanks guys for trying to educate
 

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We are close to holiday sales so you might want to look at upgrading RAM and running it on XMP. Try finding something above 3200 your CPU can handle it.
 

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Which program do you use for video editing? I have gtx 1060ti and the quality and speed are quite good. Much better than my old gtx 660. Btw my CPU is AMD fx-8350, old but gold.
In fact, a lot depends on the power of the computer and the monitor that you have. You are right that how powerful the video card is will depend on how fast the video will be processed in any program, while the quality of the video will depend only on the program that you use and on the camera that you shoot the video with. As for the monitor, it is a high-quality monitor that will allow you to see all the flaws in the video and adjust the color correction correctly and beautifully. I wanted to add that you don't need to buy a new video card or monitor to process the video efficiently. You can use online video editors like https://fastreel.com/. I learned about this program recently from a friend. They say that you can process any video quite quickly and without loss of quality.
 
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Which program do you use for video editing? I have gtx 1060ti and the quality and speed are quite good. Much better than my old gtx 660. Btw my CPU is AMD fx-8350, old but gold.
In fact, a lot depends on the power of the computer and the monitor that you have. You are right that how powerful the video card is will depend on how fast the video will be processed in any program, while the quality of the video will depend only on the program that you use and on the camera that you shoot the video with. As for the monitor, it is a high-quality monitor that will allow you to see all the flaws in the video and adjust the color correction correctly and beautifully. I wanted to add that you don't need to buy a new video card or monitor to process the video efficiently. You can use online video editors like Fastreel by Movavi. I learned about this program recently from a friend. They say that you can process any video quite quickly and without loss of quality.
Hi, vanea, I have Pinnacle Studio v23 Ultimate, which is about one yr old. They have v24 now, but not a lot of difference. So I don’t know when I’ll up grade. I’ve been using Pinnacle since about 1998. It was called Pinnacle 5 at that time and it cost about $500 at that time, good thing I didn’t have to pay for it, a friend of mine back then, passed it down to me. Pinnacle keep improving until v7, which cost about $700. At that time another company bought them out and keep selling Pinnacle 7 for quite a while , had developed their Studio version, which was a less featured but, also they automated many of the 7’s features. So it was so much quicker and easier to use, cost a lot less too (under $60.) Corel now owns Pinnacle, but they still have their Corel Studio editor and Pinnacle Studio Editor too. Corel has continued to develop this program to well surpass Pinnacle 7 in features and eases of use (just a note, Pinnacle 7 instruction book was full size with more than 1,000 pages, Studio book was a small size paper back with less the 60 pages.) And it does take advantage of CUDA cores for rendering.

Thanks for all the info that you and the other guys helped me to understand. For a long time I just thought the CPU speed and cores only had to do with the render speeds, now I know better, thanks
 
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