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Driver issues.

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Yes I am infact because AMD is superior to NVidia when the drivers are working thus AMD is superior.
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And well AMD drivers don't suck, especially not for single card setups. And with the memory controller fix coming up there is nothing wrong anymore really.

So you seem to contradict yourself.... Claiming its a driver issue, then saying AMD drivers are superior. Which is it?

Let me guess your gonna change your story again and say "Its a beta that's the real problem" rolleyes.gif

Let me stop ya there. We are less than two weeks away from launch, any increase you think AMD is gonna pull out of their hat, Nvidia has the exact same time to do so. So assuming performance will be better upon release is a huge leap of faith.

I go by numbers and as it stands right now 7950 is not superior in the game the OP wants to play. Sorry.
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I can take some numbers up if you wanna argue more about which is better but 660Ti obviously competes with HD7870, not HD7950 which is way superior.
And even then, the HD7870 is cheaper than 660Ti.

No. I have an HD 7870 and a 660 Ti, and the 660 Ti is most definitely faster, overclocked or not. The 7870 also exhibits more frame stutter (FRAPS confirms) than the 660 Ti. I have NO idea where you guys keep getting off saying that the 7870 is a direct competitor to the 660 Ti when the 660 Ti is the superior card.

I'll buy that the 660 Ti competes with the 7950, but anything below the 7950 gets eaten by the 660 Ti.

The reason I would recommend a 7950 over a 660 Ti for Crysis 3 is simply because Crysis 3 comes FOR FREE with a 7950. Beyond that, it's a crap shoot. Take your pick. They're both great cards and will perform similarly on Crysis 3.


Also, if you're looking to max out Crysis 3 @ 60fps, get ready to buy a couple cards. A single GPU card from this gen will not suffice.
Edited by Mad Pistol - 2/8/13 at 11:19am
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7950 of course... try to search crysis 3 benchmark... then u know how far are this two
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No. I have an HD 7870 and a 660 Ti, and the 660 Ti is most definitely faster, overclocked or not. The 7870 also exhibits more frame stutter (FRAPS confirms) than the 660 Ti. I have NO idea where you guys keep getting off saying that the 7870 is a direct competitor to the 660 Ti when the 660 Ti is the superior card.

I'll buy that the 660 Ti competes with the 7950, but anything below the 7950 gets eaten by the 660 Ti.

The reason I would recommend a 7950 over a 660 Ti for Crysis 3 is simply because Crysis 3 comes FOR FREE with a 7950. Beyond that, it's a crap shoot. Take your pick. They're both great cards and will perform similarly on Crysis 3.


Also, if you're looking to max out Crysis 3 @ 60fps, get ready to buy a couple cards. A single GPU card from this gen will not suffice.

Too much logic, Pistol! You aren't fanboyish enough, or posting graphs, so they won't trust you!! tongue.gif

Seriously, I agree though. the 7870 is a good, low-cost little card, but the 660ti and 7950 have a lot more muscle. Either one will be fine, most likely.

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Graphs are very useful if you're looking at review sites to buy your next toy but an absolute PITA on every forum afterwards lol
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No. I have an HD 7870 and a 660 Ti, and the 660 Ti is most definitely faster, overclocked or not. The 7870 also exhibits more frame stutter (FRAPS confirms) than the 660 Ti. I have NO idea where you guys keep getting off saying that the 7870 is a direct competitor to the 660 Ti when the 660 Ti is the superior card.

I'll buy that the 660 Ti competes with the 7950, but anything below the 7950 gets eaten by the 660 Ti.

The reason I would recommend a 7950 over a 660 Ti for Crysis 3 is simply because Crysis 3 comes FOR FREE with a 7950. Beyond that, it's a crap shoot. Take your pick. They're both great cards and will perform similarly on Crysis 3.


Also, if you're looking to max out Crysis 3 @ 60fps, get ready to buy a couple cards. A single GPU card from this gen will not suffice.

Agreed... and the 7950 gives you the option later on for texture mods.
 
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I go by numbers and as it stands right now 7950 is not superior in the game the OP wants to play. Sorry.

the GTX 660 Ti is equal to HD 7950(800 Mhz) in the chart. the HD 7950 Boost runs at 925 mhz. thats a 15% higher clock. should be atleast 10% faster , around 38.5 fps. the fact that HD 7950 is 3 - 5% slower than HD 7970 at same clocks would agree with that .
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Nvidia, does not support supersampling; therefore you may have never noticed what 660ti lacks in memory performance. Supersampling does make a difference, even 2x antialiasing of texture reflections makes a much bigger difference than 8x MSAA and yes! TRSSAA is not equal to SSAA. Just check it out on benchmark3d's review.
Nvidia produces visually underperforming hardware as I see it.
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Owell no point in arguing with AMD fanboys really, you would propably even buy AMD CPUS because they got more cores so they must be better, right???

Nvidia has (arguably pretty useless) features like CUDA and PhysX so they must be better right??

Though I have to admit, I could trade my HD7950 for a GTX670 just to try out that zero-latency feature that requires NVidia card.
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Owell no point in arguing with AMD fanboys really, you would propably even buy AMD CPUS because they got more cores so they must be better, right???

Nvidia has (arguably pretty useless) features like CUDA and PhysX so they must be better right??

Though I have to admit, I could trade my HD7950 for a GTX670 just to try out that zero-latency feature that requires NVidia card.

CUDA is quite useful, thanks smile.gif
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