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This is were I am conflicted.
I hate the fact that AMD are doing this because like I stated, it negatively impacts all gamers as it only serves to fragment the market even more.
However I cannot really blame them, if they want to get back into developers good books they have to start supporting them just as much as Nvidia does.
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This ^
As an NVidia user I like Physx a lot and I really like the effects it brings to games... But I hate how it's proprietary and not available for all. I hate exclusivity. Stuff like that should be banned. NVidia need to open up Physx for Radeon cards or at LEAST allow it to run with an NVidia dedicated Physx card (at the very least).
I don't know waht RAdeon only effects will be in FarCry 3, but if it's on the lines of Physx-level differences I won't be happy at all.

I'm totally with you guys on this, but with the state of things, sharing a bit of a "what's good for the goose is good for the gander" point of view isn't entirely inappropriate.

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Originally Posted by metal_gunjee View Post

Both AMD and Nvidia should work to improve PC gaming quality without only implementing exclusive features... there's no real victory for PC gamers until everyone plays this game together.

Please understand that I stand by this first statement most of all.
Some may see this as contradicting myself, but I'm just looking at this from both sides the best I can.
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Almost seems to me like they are withdrawing a tad from the CPU market in order to finish of Nvidia or at least giver them a better go at it. If so smart choice, they make solid graphics cards and haven't had driver issues in a bit.

I always thought they'd done well against Nvidia. If it weren't for their outrageous R&D costs they'd be more profitable I think. redface.gif
     
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