Will an ATI Radeon 5770 with 1GB RAM work for the ray-traced 3D renderer in After Effects Creative Cloud? My other specs are 2x2.8GHz quad-core Intel Xeon, 6GB of 800 MHz DDR2 FB0DIMM RAM. The ray-traced 3d renderer is practically useless right now since it must use the CPU because my current graphics card is out of date. Can anyone confirm that installing the ATI Radeon 5770 will work for the ray-traced 3D? Thanks!
No. GPU acceleration of the ray-traced 3D renderer requires CUDA, which is not available on AMD/ATI cards. See this page for details:
But don't concern yourself with this obsolete feature. There are many better ways to do 3D in After Effects, including using Cinema 4D, which is included with After Effects: