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Reviews and Problems with AMD FIREPRO V3900

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Overall 10

FirePro V3900

Gene A., Newegg
8 May 2014
  • Pros: Great entry-level workstation graphics card for small projects. Graphics dramatically improve in SolidWorks. Affordable and three years warranty.
  • Cons: None so far.
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Overall 10

User Review

Rea Sparks, ECost
25 February 2014
Overall 4


john b., Newegg
23 December 2013
  • Summary: would go for a new card v7900 or the Quardo 4000 3GB card and tell my company to buy at newegg
  • Pros: It works OK in inventor small files
  • Cons: when I have large assemblies card shuts down reboots, and you have to close the program over and over again
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Overall 10

Little Champ

Jesse C., Newegg
20 September 2013
  • Summary: Have used this extensively on numerous builds for various AutoCAD users. It gets the job done. If you are needing to work with anything animated or very complicated, I'd dig deeper into your budget and go for a V4900 or a V7900.
  • Pros: Fast, capable, affordable, great drivers
  • Cons: Overpriced hardware when you dig out the specs
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Overall 2

Customer Service NIGHTMARE

Chris M., Newegg
24 June 2013
  • Summary: -This is a "renering" GPU and not a "playback" GPU (like gaming video cards) however this little humper has AWESOME playback due to the DirectX 11, OpenGL 4.2, Unified Shader Architecture, Full Shader Model 5.0, and most importantly Hardware acceleration of DirectX 11 & OpenGL 4.2. Seriously folks it renders WONDERfully AND plays top notch video games AS WELL!
  • Pros: -Comparing to a Galaxy nVidia GT 430 (that it replaced), this card cut render times from 15 minutes to 1.5 minutes! -Plays modern video games with ease (see other thoughts)
  • Cons: -The fan is small but does the job. However in a warmer environment like mine (Las Vegas) that little fan works pretty well However 3 months ago I had to RMA this GPU to AMD because the fan seemed to be stuck on high all the time even when using MSI Afterburner to control fan speed. Couldn't control it any longer. I had been expected to ship the defective product to Canada; the only receiving center for AMD's defects. $74 via UPS, $68 via DHL, FedEx $72, and $40 via U...
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Overall 10

Excellent cost effective graphics card

CAD S., Newegg
31 January 2013
  • Pros: Cheap, and does the job. This size is very small and will fit in any computer. The older graphics cards are typically very large. I use autocad and it works great. I cant even hear the fan its so quiet. There are far more high-powered graphics card available but it all depends on what you do. If its 3D stuff this card is fine.
  • Cons: Nothing.
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Overall 6

Great performance, horribly loud

Peter B., Newegg
8 November 2012
  • Summary: - Loudness is remedied by changing the fan, but still a hassle. I used this fan: Titan TTC-CUV3AB(DIY) VGA Cooling Fan Item #: N82E16835192006 Works great, but you need to drill a hole in mounting braket so be warned.
  • Pros: Great performance.
  • Cons: - Loud, really loud. Inexcusable for any component these days. - Only win7 drivers for SolidWorks, so xp ppl are out of luck.
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Overall 10

Good card

Samuel M., Newegg
14 September 2012
  • Summary: Wish they came with a drivers disk, I have horrid internet where I live and would had liked not to download the drivers, but everything works as it should in linux.
  • Pros: Nice small card that doesnt need an extra power source
  • Cons: none so far
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Overall 8

Does what I need

Jeffrey S., Newegg
2 September 2012
  • Summary: Most of my drawings & assemblies are less than 1000 parts. This card is not going to win any super speed or rendering awards but it serves my needs just fine.
  • Pros: It works well with Autocad & Solidworks
  • Cons: None so far
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Overall 10

Highly reccomended over others

Jason D., Newegg
26 July 2012
  • Pros: This Card is equivalent to the Radeon HD 6570, but it's 100mhz faster memory wise and it does things like huge multitasking faster than the 6570, but if you are doing small work the 6570 will be better then the FirePro V3900. Also, the reason I love this card was because of the OpenGL 4.2 support, which only 3 cards on this website has OpenGL 4.2 support , so if you are creating games, and can't get the V7900, then this card is for you.
  • Cons: It's good for multitasking and loading huge models, but not rendering, other cards will beat it at rendering.
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