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Is Nvidia really using these kind of approaches to stay on top.
Then its really a shame. mad.gif

^^
post #12 of 599
So amd has more microstutter but nvidia has worse IQ? To be honest I haven't noticed any microstutter with neither of the hd 7970 cards I've owned. I guess it could be more noticeable on a 120hz screen as my hd 7970 is kind of overkill for my 60hz screen. Even on BF3.
     
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Gotta give Tech report credit for noticing this first. Everyone jumped down their throats when they were the only ones doing these tests.. but now that its being picked up everywhere you got to give them a pat on the back. Results are being duplicated, and they paved the way.
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I agree with this article, I do notice a difference with stuttering in some games vs others when I went from a 670 to a 7870.
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I agree with this article, I do notice a difference with stuttering in some games vs others when I went from a 670 to a 7870.

A 7870 is a significant step down from a 670 though. Of course you're going to see a difference. tongue.gif
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A 7870 is a significant step down from a 670 though. Of course you're going to see a difference. tongue.gif

True but I tested this with everything on low, should be even across both cards.
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post #17 of 599
Thread Starter 
it's funny how you try to not see the point
nvidia has a less bright color setting ... this absolutely does not mean lower IQ... all the reviews on this issue show the contrary
if you do not like the default setting you can adjust at will

return to the theme with solid arguments ... thanks wink.gif
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post #18 of 599
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Is Nvidia really using these kind of approaches to stay on top.
Then its really a shame. mad.gif

Seriously? You should be saying that to AMD. This review adds further proof to a hypothesis that we have seen evidence of before. I think that the 12.11 drivers increased performance in average frame rate accross the board and made benchmarks such as Heaven or other average fps benchmarks look better.

However, AMD did this at the cost of frame latency. They knew that only one or two review sites would test frame time latencies, so they said "to heck with smoothness. Let's make a driver that gives higher frames to look better in reviews."
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BF3 looks so much more vibrant on the hd 7970.
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Lol people, it's about the stuttering not the amount of contrast they use as a default setting. Raising that should get you about the same looking results as on the AMD card.
 
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