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any supported card from Radeon would work great (AMD got higher OpenCL ranks in benchmarks than Nvidia cards). Search for brucex benchmark
 
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The best cards for FCP X are based around the AMD GPUs. They will provide the best acceleration for you.

The problem is finding a low profile card that's passively cooled. I'm not aware of any but I'd keep looking. The nVidia cards are not good matches for FCP X do avoid them. Also you will need to disable the internal graphics card to get the acceleration in FCP X.


Unless you really really really need low profile passively cooled then look for 5770 and upwards
7970 and or R280x
 
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The best cards for FCP X are based around the AMD GPUs. They will provide the best acceleration for you.

The problem is finding a low profile card that's passively cooled. I'm not aware of any but I'd keep looking. The nVidia cards are not good matches for FCP X do avoid them. Also you will need to disable the internal graphics card to get the acceleration in FCP X.


Unless you really really really need low profile passively cooled then look for 5770 and upwards
7970 and or R280x

I second this. Of course that was why I asked what kind of footage your working with?
 
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Without knowing they will work or not (your job to find out) and how fast they are, these are low profile cards

Radeon R7 250
Radeon R7 240
Radeon HD 6450
Radeon HD 5450

From brands like Club3D, XFX, Gigabyte, Saphire, Asus.

Start at the top.
 
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