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Did you guys above even read his needs? He wants to do adobe stuff, the 7950 will be tons slower than nvidia's due to lack of cuda/gpu acceleration stuff or am I wrong?
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just DONT get the powercolor 7950,

Go for an asus, gigabyte, or sapphire
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Looking at over clock benchmarks of BF3, B:AC, and Skyrim at 1080p, I will say that they are closer than I expected especially comparing minimum frame rates. 7950 is the way to go if you want the best performance, but I would personally choose Nvidia.
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Either card would be fine. You say you have no need for AA or AF (not quite sure why you have no need for them when you state that you want max settings) The increased bandwidth will help with 4x AA/AF and higher resolutions, if you are not using them it will not matter is much. The 7950 is more powerful though, especially if you overclock to the 1-1.2ghz range.

Asking for logical arguments on this topic doesnt really work. Both sides try to prove their point by posting reviews and spouting off things they read online while the other side says the reviews they posted are biased and false. Always a heated debate.
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Originally Posted by Skorpian View Post

I was in the same position as you like a month ago when I was trying to find out which card to get. I almost decided to get the 7950 until I read about the microstuttering on AMD cards even on single GPU's. That scared me away from getting the 7950 so I got the 660 Ti. When I found out that the microstuttering was gradually being fixed by new driver releases I slightly started to feel that I should have gone with the 7950.

Bought an MSI TF3 7950 a month ago. Zero microstuttering that I can notice nor even any texture issues in DX9 games (Skyrim and Tribes Ascend). Still on 12.11 betas and this system had NV drievrs previously. Not saying these issues do not exist but far from across the board and really should not have affected your purchase decision. Besides, could have always returned it within 30 days and went NV.

The other reason to go 7950 is the new, updated Never Settle Bundle. Like free new AAA titles? I know I do.

Can't speak for 'Adobe support' either way.
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just DONT get the powercolor 7950,

Go for an asus, gigabyte, or sapphire

I was going to say this as well. Is the Powercolor the only one you have to choose from?
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7950

Doesn't get much simpler than that. biggrin.gif
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Did you guys above even read his needs? He wants to do adobe stuff, the 7950 will be tons slower than nvidia's due to lack of cuda/gpu acceleration stuff or am I wrong?

My understanding is this is only true for After Effects. But, the 660ti is not supported for After Effects gpu acceleration anyway, so it is moot point.
http://www.adobe.com/products/aftereffects/tech-specs.html
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post #19 of 45
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Did you guys above even read his needs? He wants to do adobe stuff, the 7950 will be tons slower than nvidia's due to lack of cuda/gpu acceleration stuff or am I wrong?
Okay everyone just ignore this then ^. sadsmiley.gif

edit: frogger4 ninja'd me, I see now thanks for the explanation.
Edited by auraofjason - 2/5/13 at 2:39pm
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Quote:
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Did you guys above even read his needs? He wants to do adobe stuff, the 7950 will be tons slower than nvidia's due to lack of cuda/gpu acceleration stuff or am I wrong?

can anyone confirm this?
Quote:
Originally Posted by wthenshaw View Post

just DONT get the powercolor 7950,

Go for an asus, gigabyte, or sapphire

Quote:
Originally Posted by RX7-2nr View Post

I was going to say this as well. Is the Powercolor the only one you have to choose from?


I can get the others of course...I just posted powercolor because of almost same price as 660 Ti. I prefer Gigabyte - never let me down.
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