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post #41 of 173
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Originally Posted by sonnhy View Post

The final verdict?
On a single card?
On a SLI\CrossFire?

I feel like this entire thread is a troll thread but here:

On a single card? No.
On SLI\Crossfire? No appreciable difference.

PS: I have held many a Nvidia and ATI card and neither has felt more or less smooth than the other. Just sayin.
post #42 of 173
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Originally Posted by Chimeracaust View Post

Sounds like a broken card to me, so far as I know microstutter only happens with dual card builds, never with single card solutions. I've never experienced anything like that.

Regardless, bad experience (on two occasions...) and I just wanted to voice that. Not trying to fight anyone.
post #43 of 173
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Originally Posted by sonnhy View Post

The final verdict?
On a single card?
On a SLI\CrossFire?

Smoothness? Or Performance in general. Apparently AMD cards scale a lot better in Crossfire, but i can't tell for sure.

Both will stutter in SLI/Crossfire because it just will.
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Today i noticed it.A friend of mine got his PC here in my house so we can play a bit of BF3 together.He has GTX 560 and i have the HD 6850.At the same spot,with the same FPS,his felt way smoother.That's something i'm dealing from a very long time .I fell like my FPS is low so i write down the command showing fps in BF3 and my fps is around 70 but feeling way less.My trustful backup has 9800GT.When playing minecraft with someone me on my pc and he on my backup,my rig with over 50fps more doesn't feel as smooth as his.Using AMD 12.10
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Regarding the whole "drivers are better" thing, For the last 7 to 8 months, I haven't been able to find Nvidia drivers than were stable and didn't crash all the time. And I literally tried every single one of them.
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post #46 of 173
ATi is long defunct. The proper way to refer to them is AMD Graphics or just AMD.
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post #47 of 173
My personal experience in having both owned an Ati gpu (5990) and nvidia (Gtx480's SLi) has been that Nvidia for me has indeed been much smoother. I realized that having high FPS is pointless if your minimum FPS drops below 30fps.

For nvidia I have had very little issues running any game out there, With Ati it was a struggle to run some games (Battlefield games) Smoothly.
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post #48 of 173
In the last 5 years I've owned several GPU's from both sides, the GTX's have been smoother cards.
Not as much spiking, not as many issues, smoother more solid gameplay.

Many OCNers who have owned both have said the same thing, I had about 10 quotes saved at one time.
Not sure if its the drivers, architecture or what, but the GTX's seem to be smoother.

Just my 02.
Edited by amstech - 12/8/12 at 9:02am
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My personal experience in having both owned an Ati gpu (5990)

The 5990 was a stuttery buggy mess, even if it was still a performance behemoth.
   
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