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Please don't buy ATI. the drivers on Nvidia are superior in every manner. but nvidia and you'll be happy. even the slightest upgrade will suffice
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Originally Posted by IceColdBrewski View Post

Please don't buy ATI. the drivers on Nvidia are superior in every manner. but nvidia and you'll be happy. even the slightest upgrade will suffice

when was the last time you owned an amd card? seems like you had a bad experience tongue.gif

the drivers they have been releasing within the last 6 months are actually really good. they have improved significantly and the devs are producing more frequent updates.
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I upgraded from nvidia 550ti sli to hd 7950 and haven't looked back, that was about 8 months ago.
Back then the nvidia drivers were superior, now, they are about on par.
In short if you want best bang for buck AMD, but there is nothing wrong with current nvidia cards either.
Really comes down to preference and budget.
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Originally Posted by IceColdBrewski View Post

Please don't buy ATI. the drivers on Nvidia are superior in every manner. but nvidia and you'll be happy. even the slightest upgrade will suffice

Oh look another clueless statement from an Nvidia fanboy... rolleyes.gif
post #16 of 17
I have same problem . I have gtx 560 and im thinking to buy a used msi hd 7970 lightning for 300 euro + my gtx 560 , or w8 for the new cards . How i know the AMD cards are faster but the nvidia is cooler and quaieter . Even a hd 7950 vapor-x is a big upgrade for me for a good money .
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im in the US. is there anybody who sells the large PCB version with less cooling power cause i would eventually get aftermarket anyways as they generally are very quite and cool much better. BUT i doubt i can find the larger version without the better cooler as it is in some since required since it uses more power lol. And with it being non-reference is it even possible to throw an aftermarket cooler on anyways?
    
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