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Poll Results: What is better nvidia or amd, or are same?

 
  • 36% (12)
    NVIDIA
  • 30% (10)
    AMD
  • 33% (11)
    They are same
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post #1 of 16
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Hi what you prefer more and is better for you AMD gpu or NVIDIA gpu? I must say that nvidia is much better, becouse have supports of more games, physx, and overral is faster.
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post #2 of 16
This isn't going to end well...

Not all games run better on Nvidia, but usually push minimum framerates better. PhysX doesn't make or break games these days. AMD is popular for cheap Eyefinity and multimedia setups (single cards capable of 3-displays), and are generally cheaper. Both have their cons and pros, it all comes down to the features. They scale almost the same, have ample memory for most resolutions and have reference and aftermarket designs to cater to every user.
Edited by jellis142 - 5/21/11 at 7:57pm
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post #3 of 16
ok Im ready.
post #4 of 16


You will need this.
post #5 of 16
Alot of people like to talk smack about 6970's in crossfire and whatnot. I for example have 3 6970s as well as a GTX 580 and a GTX 560 Ti. I will admit I did have some issues at first with the 6970s (1 is a 6950 flashed), BUT the performance is astonishing for what you have.

I had no reason to believe that a card that is a slower single card vs a faster card (580) would blow it away so hard in my games, but the fact is AMD scales BETTER right now.

I even had my 580 OC'd to 945/2200 and I was pulling 7000 3dmark 11 P score with it...

I've spent the past 3 months reading every benchmark known to mankind on each of the top 3 cards from each manufacturer, so I believe I know the trends for each.

The only game where a 580 pulls away is in Battlefield Bad company 2, and even in SLI vs CF that gap is substantially smaller (4-5%)

I will be buying another 580 in the next week, however it is only for 60+ FPS in 3dvision when I order my glasses, that's all... because on its own it can almost run Metro 2033 depending on preference ( I'm not happy with 43 fps avg in a First Person Shooter... )


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post #6 of 16
INB4LOCK.
INB4FLAMEWAR.

I love nVidia GPUs. Drivers are really good and stuff.

AMD GPUs are getting better and better. Until they completely fix drivers issues, I'll stay with AMD.
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post #7 of 16
Who cares....Go for what has the better Price/Performance.
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post #8 of 16
Lets not start a flame war here, guys. We can all have our opinions. Some opinions just matter more than others...

Seriously though, both cards have their pros and cons.
post #9 of 16
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Originally Posted by mexer View Post
I am not fanboy, i just said a TRUE !!!
really?

http://www.hardwareheaven.com/review...company-2.html
post #10 of 16
InB4Levesque!

All you guys should take the higher road and not respond to this obvious flame bait thread. There are 100's of these threads on OCN already, do we really need another one?
Edited by 2010rig - 5/21/11 at 8:10pm
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