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(Solved) - Graphics card for photography

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  • Started 1 year ago by albertward
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albertward
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Hi guys,

I am a keen amateur -going -pro photographer in my spare time. I have a computer dedicated only to my photography. Will it be a good idea to install a graphics card? I do some post editing using Photoshop elements 10 and in order to do it successfully, I need a good screen, which I've got - a Samsung Sync master S20B300 LED flat screen. Would a graphics card improve the quality of the display of the screen in order for me to do more effective editing/correction of my images?

Regards - Albert

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oldgeezer
Posts: 211

Short answer is 'no' as long as your existing card can handle the maximum resolution of the monitor and you are able to connect using DVI (digital connection) rather than standard VGA. A better investment would be a color calibration tool for your monitor to ensure that the colours you see on the screen are correct - check some of the photography websites for an idea of which is best for you - some are easy to use, others aren't.

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