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post #11 of 20
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Originally Posted by iinversion;14365956 
I personally dislike Catalyst Control Center with a passion.. If I had the choice I would go nVidia all the way. biggrin.gif

nvidia s control panel is horrid..

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post #12 of 20
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nvidia s control panel is horrid..

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Looks a hell of a lot better than CCC IMO. Besides, I've had flickering issues with ATI drivers since like forever.
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post #13 of 20
My nVidia driver is crashing constantly right now so it's a bad time for me to lodge an opinion on this
post #14 of 20
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Looks a hell of a lot better than CCC IMO. Besides, I've had flickering issues with ATI drivers since like forever.
Never had flickering issues. I can easily find stuff in CCC where as with nvidia s control panel it's a pain to change anything.. And it seems.to crash more.

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post #15 of 20
It's personal preference and past experiences.. I have had bad experiences with ATI cards & drivers, hence being more biased towards nVidia.

But none the less, I still think CCC looks terrible. I like nVidia control panel much better.
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post #16 of 20
guys this could go on forever
the gtx580 is better than the ati 6970
the gtx 570 is about at level playing ground with the ati 6970

SLI is smoother than Crossfire, although i have seen instances where that wasn't the case.
all bias aside the gtx570 would be the best way to go

gtx 570 = $300~
ati 6970 = $400~
gtx 580 = $450~

performance:

gtx580 > (gtx570 == ati 6970)
post #17 of 20
Seriously, the 6970 is such a ripoff! Wth AMD??

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post #18 of 20
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Seriously, the 6970 is such a ripoff! Wth AMD??

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post #19 of 20
I say go nVidia, this AMD/ATI card I have right now is full of nothing but troubles. Drivers and stock cooler (reason why I'm using the Omni for cooling).
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post #20 of 20
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Originally Posted by Hazzeedayz View Post
yea i agree with ya on the 570's
you can always upgrade down the road and gtx570/580's hold their resale value pretty well so you really wont be losing but like 20% when you sell
(maybe less if you're smart)
Sell when ? After Kepler comes out ? No one is gonna buy used GTX 570s for more than $200 after Q1 2012 providing there will be a GTX 670 for $350.

Best thing to do is wait for the 7xxx series from AMD. Even if their drivers are crappier compared to Nvidia, the extra brute force should compensate.
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