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Allen Bourgoyne

DG6540-V: Consumer Versus Professional: How to Select the Best AMD FirePro™ Graphics Card for Your Workflow

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Key Learning

Key Learning

  • List the key differences between professional and consumer-level graphics cards
  • Explain the best methods to identify the most suitable graphics card for your workflow
  • Define OpenGL and Open CL

Description

Description

In this class, we will clearly identify the differences between consumer-level and professional graphics cards. You will learn about the key differences and how to identify your needs. We will explain how graphics memory works and how it impacts your workflow. We will also define graphics technologies, such as OpenGL and OpenCL.

Target Audience

Target Audience

End User, Autodesk product users who are about to purchase new hardware or upgrade their existing hardware

Speakers

Speakers

Allen Bourgoyne

Allen Bourgoyne is the director of the AMD Professional Graphics ISV Alliances team. He has over 25 years of experience in the computer industry with focus in the areas of computer graphics, software development, and performance analysis. Allen has represented AMD on the SPEC Graphics Performance Characterization (GPC) committee and has presented at numerous industry and 3rd party software developer conferences.

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Published

  • 2012
  • DG6540-V

Software

  • None
  • Autodesk Maya Entertainment Creation Suite

Industries

  • Digital Media and Advertising
  • Advertising, Publishing & Graphic Design
  • Architecture & Construction Service Providers

Topics

  • Digital Entertainment Techniques
  • Customization and Programming