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Damn. Yeah I really wish I couldn't tell the difference, but I can. I'm all too sensitive to microstutter. I envy those who aren't. Ever since I started watching these side-by-side's as of late, it's obvious.

There's nothing wrong with not seeing it or not minding it though. Quite the opposite actually redface.gif

Look no farther, I have your microstutter cure right here. Next to me there is a laptop with a pretty powerful P4 inside and for the next couple of weeks you are going to play HF2 @ 640x400 at 15-20fps.

After that, you will go back to your 60hz screen and it will look like you are sitting in front of 4k IPS 240hz monitor.

Your welcome.
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post #52 of 599
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I don't know what IQ is, but I did notice how washed out then colors looked in BF3 on the 680 when compared to the 7970. I currently own a 670, but I would like to know if this is a card issue or a settings issue.

Iq nowdays is almost the same. A good eye can only see the differences. In the video is just the colors and you can change it via nvidia control panel
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Weird.. i've found Nvidia's quality in-games (after maxing out the quality settings in Nvidia Inspector) to be better than ATI's, but everyone's perceptions are different i guess.
    
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I don't actually buy that this makes any difference. I'm one of the few people who's sensitive to multi-GPU stutter (i.e. what is actually microstutter). I had it on my 580SLI and 480SLI set up. Have never noticed any smoothness difference between the two manufacturers are single GPU set ups. THat includes a 7970 I had about six months ago as well.
I'm not denying there is a frame time difference what I'm saying is that the percentage of people who could notice something like this is tiny. There's a reason they have to slow this down so much to notice.

Maybe you're less sensitive than you think you are. Because I definitely see the difference having owned cards from both sides. It's not as bad as a crossfire or sli setup but it's there.
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pretty much this:

If you want a premium, ultra smooth experience with top-notch multi-GPU support, use Nvidia.
If you want to save money and be early adopters, use AMD.
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This pushes me more towards the 680. Either that or wait for next generation tech.
 
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This pushes me more towards the 680. Either that or wait for next generation tech.
I would just wait.
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I would just wait.

That's what I'm doing for now, I need to upgrade CPU+mobo+RAM as well.
 
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Damn. Yeah I really wish I couldn't tell the difference, but I can. I'm all too sensitive to microstutter. I envy those who aren't. Ever since I started watching these side-by-side's as of late, it's obvious.

There's nothing wrong with not seeing it or not minding it though. Quite the opposite actually redface.gif

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After that, you will go back to your 60hz screen and it will look like you are sitting in front of 4k IPS 240hz monitor.

Your welcome.

I'll get right on that biggrin.gif
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pretty much this:
If you want a premium, ultra smooth experience with top-notch multi-GPU support, use Nvidia.
If you want to save money and be early adopters, use AMD.

It depends the game. Bf3 works better with amd. Bl2 works better with nvidia. Even so none of us mention stutter issue before the techreport. The first time when i viewed the video i didint know what to say. The right one looks a little better and i need to be so close in my screen to see it. With my 7970's never had any issue except in the start that i forced to use rc11 drivers for over 6 months
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