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512mb video card, is it enough?


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As a photography company, I am considering an Imac. I'm not sure if I need to go to the 27 inch monitor with the 1gig video card. The 21 inch imac doesn't come with a 1 gig video card. So, at this point, I'm not sure.

The apple guys at the store couldn't give me an answer either way. The dude at 1800 Apple said I should buy the 27.

I would appreciate any advice, will the 21 inch quad core with 512 mb video card be enough for heavy photo editing, or should I get a prostitution job on the side to pay for the 27 inch?

Thank you in advance.
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512MB should be fine. More than that is only really useful for gaming.

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+1 what cwa107 said.
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