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Poll Results: Are you happy with AMD?

 
  • 67% (189)
    Yes! I love AMD and everything works perfectly for me!
  • 13% (39)
    Yes! I love AMD and are putting up with all of the issues I am having.
  • 9% (26)
    No! They need to get working on solutions to problems everyone is having.
  • 9% (26)
    No! I am fed up and will not be buying an AMD card in the future.
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post #171 of 178
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You've done that. I don't see any help or helping just borderline trolling.

Hmmm... ok.

Is it simply because I bumped the thread? I don't see how it might be trolling in anyway.
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You've done that. I don't see any help or helping just borderline trolling.

Hmmm... ok.

Is it simply because I bumped the thread? I don't see how it might be trolling in anyway.


There's a section of the forum for ranting which is what you want to keep doing.
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post #173 of 178
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There's a section of the forum for ranting which is what you want to keep doing.

Right.
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post #174 of 178
Eventually this was going to come up. I have even took a couple infractions on this site expressing my opinion about the choppy/stuttery gameplay with Radeons.
Now with all the frame time charts in reviews, graphs and AMD admitting to all of their driver mishaps in countless patches, its nice to be able to post without worrying about some silly infraction.

From what I have read Southern Islands doesn't suffer as bad but Radeons are still, bang for your buck GPU's with inferior drivers and for some reason even when they bench a lil faster, feel slower then a GTX during actual gameplay. My own best example was my 6970 actually having a better 3DMark 11 then my 570, but the 570 felt much smoother.

For a better gaming experience I have always and will still highly recommend a 680 over a 7970.
It still flat out beats the 7970 here and there but even if the performance is the same the 680 still brings more to the table overall.

And lets stop with the overclocking trash and benchmark wars, both GK-104 and Southern Islands overclock very well and both light up their share of benchmarks. Only real gaming performance matters, and even when the Radeons go faster, they feel slower.

I have about 20-30 comments from posters only on this site agreeing with me in a thread " Is Nvidia smoother then ATI?"(not even my thread) but the last time i posted it I was immaturaly given an infraction, even though there was not damn thing wrong with my post.

Must have struck a cord with a mod on the red team.
I have lost a lot of respect for this site and some of its mods, and I know i am not the only one.

What ya gonna say now? Nothing.
Time to grow up and accept the truth like a man.

GTX's are king. Period.
Been that way for several years and its not changing anytime soon, they are simply the best GPU money can buy.
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I don't know any mods that have AMD here. Please find one for me.

AMD stuttering issue is just more ammunitions for nVidia. I consider this "runt frame" drama as exagerated.

  • AMD admitting they have small issue = humble
  • Nvidia always pointing out AMD and the runt frames issue while they have scaling issues, screen tearing issues and ugly colors = irrespectful, immature and arrogant.
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I don't know any mods that have AMD here. Please find one for me.

AMD stuttering issue is just more ammunitions for nVidia. I consider this "runt frame" drama as exagerated.

  • AMD admitting they have small issue = humble
  • Nvidia always pointing out AMD and the runt frames issue while they have scaling issues, screen tearing issues and ugly colors = irrespectful, immature and arrogant.

I guess AMD admiting it... is really humble like you said. But you don't think this is something that they may have known this whole time? I think that they probably did, but did not really choose to fix it yet.

I for one, first hand experience the stuttering issue. Which from what I've seen from those "frame analysis" tests, seems to be what my issue is.
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You know I guess I am just lucky because I have had AMD cards back to ATI days from the Rage3D forward and have never had any issues with my cards. They have delivered a great gaming experience and been stable. I cannot say the same for nVidia and I have had a few of those over the years. Most of my nVidia experiences have been small lessons in patience until the 500 series where I have been trouble free and into the 600 series, still trouble free.

As for the current drama, I think that is what it is drama. People said on sites that Skyrim had a stutter and yet I never saw one. I am not doubting that there is a frame rendering bump going on but if you did not notice it without the testing does it matter? I mean AMD has said they see the issue and will fix it super but seriously how big of an issue can it be that it has only been discovered over the last few months?
post #178 of 178
It's safe to say since 1/31/13 and after 280 votes we can feel the pulse here on OCN of the question asked.

"Are you happy/fed up with your AMD cards?"

/thread closed ahead of flame war.

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I don't know any mods that have AMD here. Please find one for me.

Two off the top of my head btw - Pioneerisloud and Penryn. biggrin.gif
     
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