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Poll Results: AMD VS Nvidia: Your Preference

 
  • 54% (91)
    AMD
  • 45% (76)
    NVidia
167 Total Votes  
post #31 of 95
Both AMD and Nvidia offer different things to different users. Most people on here are gamers and usually want the card that will give them the most FPS (regardless of cost). This is constantly going back and forth as drivers mature and partners push the individual platforms with their take on each card. I have used both brands and have found that drivers aren't really an issue any more. It mostly comes down to the deal of the weak on sale at Newegg or your local retailer. I went with Nvidia this time as I found a great deal on my card.

Unfortunately, I don't have a vote one way or the other for your poll as I have no bias. I would be happy to see a third company enter the fray to give us consumers even more cool stuff to play with.
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post #32 of 95
Quote:
Originally Posted by Greeen_Machine View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by Brandoon2010 View Post

Hello fellow overclockers. I am in Grade 11 and am doing my research project. My topic question is AMD vs. NVidia. I have decided to do a poll. The question is AMD Vs. Nvidia. What im asking of people is that you vote in the poll and provide a short paragraph of why you have chosen said graphics card. Your vote will be confidential and only used for my research project. it would be muchly appreciated if you shared this post so i can have some valid results to show my teacher.

Thanks ,Brandon
So basically, do your project for you?


Do your own homework.



Actually I haven't seen one of these do my homework threads in a while so he may get lucky.
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post #33 of 95
My vote Nvidia. More stable drivers IMO and Cuda / Physics.
post #34 of 95
nVidia, they're quicker with driver support for new games and I like me some PhysX. SGSSAA is pretty awesome too.
And I absolutely hate Catalyst control panel. tongue.gif
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post #35 of 95
NVIDIA, because I find the drivers superior to AMD cards, and I find the FPS swings are less pronounced.
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post #36 of 95
I won't argue whether one is better than the other, because they both have their merits (and more similarities than differences). However, I own almost exclusively AMD cards. Each time, it has come down to the price to performance ratio for me. While it is typically very close, at the times that I have bought graphics cards, AMD tended to have a price advantage for the same performance over Nvidia. I think it is rather self perpetuating though (as in, I have developed brand loyalty) - because I have had good experiences with AMD, I am much more likely to look there for my next purchase (I would need a compelling reason to switch now).

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post #37 of 95
Thread Starter 
Thankyou all for your input. I would really love if you shared it. It would really help out alot. Once again thank you
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post #38 of 95
Amd, I have a 6950 now, and my media pc uses a 3870, still pushes Dirt 3 splitscreen and other games with friends just fine at 60+ fps at medium - high thumb.gif

Also my laptop which uses Switchable graphics between 6470m (good to play any game) and the 4250m, works flawlessly, athough i had a few problems switching to windows 8, with windows 8 automatically instaling 7400m drivers
 
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post #39 of 95
I've been with Nvidia through most of my builds. I've owned one AMD. It was actually radeon at the time i believe....5870. So not sure how much has changed in terms of reliability with them. But that card was aweful for me. Went back to Nvidia and never really looked back. Okay, maybe i glanced....as I was contemplating buying a 7970 recently but I've decided to get a Titan instead. I guess you can call me a Nvidia fanboy but I dont hate AMD or their products. I keep an open mind.
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AMD bang for buck smile.gif
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