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post #11 of 17
Go with the Canadian product!! (lol I'm Canadian, he he)
Got my BFG 9800 for $80!!
I heard some sort of conspiracy with Intel and Nvidia, and well ATI and AMD are now one.... So I would think that if your running AMD....go with ATI....

Eyefinity is pretty cool too
Edited by brewermoe - 5/4/11 at 6:04am
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post #12 of 17
both have their pro's and cons it comes down to what u like most
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post #13 of 17
Nvidia. Not Nividia. And I really only think its what you like. My first build was an Athlon II X2 with an AMD chipset. It was terrible, my GTS450 was artifacting here and artifacting there..... So I sold it to a friend with an Intel board and CPU and it ran fine. Not saying you cant use Nvidia cards in AMD systems but its not suggested.

As far as I go, I really didn't want to pay 600 bucks for a nice 1366 board and an i7. So I went and got a 1090t and a 890FXA-GD70 for half the price which runs a ton better than my friends Intel rig. Where I have all ATI cards.

Then there is the quality of the two brands. A lot of the Nvidia cards coming out lately have been super hard hitters for benchmarks and "Horse Power" systems. Where AMD has always been a tad bit behind (But are catching up ) but are cheaper.
Edited by InerTia* - 5/4/11 at 6:09am
post #14 of 17
Nvidia has physX AMD has steam I perfer Nvidia because of the cuda cores but since they messed up the gtx 590 amd 6990 was the only option
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post #15 of 17
I apologize for the first few replys you have gotten op. It was a legitimate question. There is no reason for them to be terd flakes. Neither Amd or nvidia sucks. You just have to be careful which model you purchase. They allllll have their qwerks. Some are just sublime. Just please do your research. If you would like me to help you slide me a pm. I will be more than happy to help.
Edited by Anti!! - 5/4/11 at 6:18am
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post #16 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by brewermoe View Post
and well ATI and AMD are now one....
AMD acquired ATi about 5 years ago now, they've only just rebranded the cards.
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post #17 of 17
Isnt Nividia an STD ??

Either way if you Went AMD/ATI or Nvidia they both have their good points and bad points,

Price / Performance is what you want to look at not who is the best or any of that other wise you will just end up getting in a cofuddle over it all and Flame wars Start,

Buy what suits your Pocket and Needs and fits the bill for what sort of Games you play.
Edited by macca_dj - 5/4/11 at 8:19am
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