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Old 30-10-07, 10:26 PM
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ATI vs. NVIDIA

It has been long debated between people which cards are better for gaming ATI or Nvidia. I personally use an Nvidia. I hear the ATI has better picture quality. But Nvidia has better performance. Any thoughts on this matter?

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Old 30-10-07, 10:29 PM
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I tend to stick to nvidia for the simple fact that theyre drivers are slicker.

If an ATI card came out that was significantly better (priceerformance) then i wouldn't hesitate in buying it though.

Its just about which is fastest really
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Old 30-10-07, 10:31 PM
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I see I just stick with Nvidia because there cards are usally relatively the same so I just dont bother switchign between products when I know one is good. But if ATI did come out with a significantly better one then I would switch as well.
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Old 30-10-07, 10:47 PM
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I am a big Nvidia Fanboy. I love the company. And I love their products.

So even if ATI came up with a hugely quicker card, I would not switch for it.

Plus, as Hamster said.. The ATI drivers are utter poo! And I ask, why do you need Net fooking Framework... Just for the control panel? Seriously!

NVIDIA FTW
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Old 30-10-07, 11:18 PM
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I go for whatever is the best at the time.

Almost all of my GPU's up to my latest one have been nVidia.

I chose nVidia for a few reasons, mainly driver support for linux.

I guess I had gone for nVidia previously as their build quality, support and drivers was superior to ATi.

On my X1900XT I decided to go ATI as there were problems with the nVidia cards and also the X1900XT seemed to perform better when using Anti-Aliasing etc. Also the linux ATi drivers seemed to have improved a lot.

I think a nvidia card with the same performance was also a lot more expensive at the time.

I'm not sure about picture quality. I've seen comparisons, but I'm not sure they were fair tests.
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Old 31-10-07, 12:17 AM
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NVidia wins everytime for me, I started off with a ATI X800 Pro which was great with nice sleek drivers but ever since the catalyst become bulky I have stuck with NVidia simply because of lighter drivers and they tend to run cooler and quiter.
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Old 31-10-07, 09:13 AM
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whoever is producing the right card at the right price when I have the cash in my pocket. Not loyal to either brand as I've used both in the past and never had any problems with either.
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Old 31-10-07, 11:54 AM
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I have to use Nvidia for my games PC as ATI do not support a Triplehead2Go at 3840 x 1024 resolution across 3 screens
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Old 31-10-07, 12:06 PM
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whoever is producing the right card at the right price when I have the cash in my pocket. Not loyal to either brand as I've used both in the past and never had any problems with either.
Almost perfect shop response

Ati drivers = black tape.
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Old 31-10-07, 02:03 PM
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I'll second that remark.......... I've used both and have no problem with either of them, depending on the generation. The old ATi 9xxx series was the killer back in the day, I had 9500, 9700 and 9800 and all the drivers worked without any issues for me, but I don't really care for their new CCC drivers at all. On the other hand I think Nvidias new driver layout with all the performance options in nTune totally sucks as well, so it's sort of a coin .

Get whichever performs best for the cash......
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