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Select based on needs.

AMD has:
- Better colour reproduction, which is important for graphics designers and photographers

NVIDIA has:
- Better performance in Folding@home, and most other applications because of efficient CUDA cores
 

 

Proof?

 

Not true anymore, with the new folding core, 7970 is the best card going other than the Titan.

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For me, COST. I would love an Nvidia card or two, but the price difference for similar performance really hurts my wallet.
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Price/performance, my 7950 beats, 660Ti, 670 and even 680 with ease. And all that for cheaper than any of those (depending where you live and whether you know where to look from). Brand loyality might be a reason for some people, or just supporting the underdog so competition may continue. I know I chose my card only because it performs well with an amazing price IMO.
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You get more for your money with AMD thumb.gif

More games, More memory, More bandwidth, More performance, More overclocking potential, More power usage, More cores biggrin.gif and More driver issues.

It's a mixed bag with both companies sure, but i found the pros outweigh the cons and i've been happy with my 7970 since i bought it and i look forward to the 8970.
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Do people prefer Radeons over Nvidias?

that's so pathetic it's funny... Why are you trying to derail this thread with that stuff?
Edited by th3illusiveman - 5/16/13 at 12:57am
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You get more for your money with AMD thumb.gif

More games, More memory, More bandwidth, More performance, More overclocking potential, More power usage, More cores biggrin.gif and More driver issues.

It's a mixed bag with both companies sure, but i found the pros outweigh the cons and i've been happy with my 7970 since i bought it and i look forward to the 8970.


Could we pleeaase all stop bothering about if the glas of water is half full or half emtpy.. kina pointless.
And what about all the mixed Amd / Intel bastard-rigs. How would they feel about if some crazy folks discussed
if one part of them is bad and the other not, especially if they can live with it but most people can not?!

Just some thoughts^^
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Personally I try and aim for the fastest chips which most of the time means nvidia. Not that much more to it than that really. I just like the idea of buying the fastest chip and then pushing it to its limits.

Nothing more to it than that really. AMD's cards are a treat to OC though. In the end I've got a bunch from each camp. Depends so much on the situation that it's quite pointless to make blanket statements about preferring company X.

 
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Personally I try and aim for the fastest chips which most of the time means nvidia. Not that much more to it than that really. I just like the idea of buying the fastest chip and then pushing it to its limits.

Nothing more to it than that really. AMD's cards are a treat to OC though. In the end I've got a bunch from each camp. Depends so much on the situation that it's quite pointless to make blanket statements about preferring company X.


You almost can build a small house with your videocards biggrin.gif

Oh dear! I´m spamming here now too... gtg!
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Could we pleeaase all stop bothering about if the glas of water is half full or half emtpy.. kina pointless.
And what about all the mixed Amd / Intel bastard-rigs. How would they feel about if some crazy folks discussed
if one part of them is bad and the other not, especially if they can live with it but most people can not?!

Just some thoughts^^
Well this is about GPUs and everything i posted is true. My 7970 is half full lol. But really these things change generation by generation, i could like Nvidia again if they don't botch their GTX700s. My only loyalties lie in what gives me the most for what i'm willing to spend be it green, red or blue.

Oh and your avatar looks like a .... a... well, female genetalia.. tongue.gif
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I wouldn't say people in general prefer one over the other. Some people may specifically support one brand over the other, which is their choice. I however usually go for the best Performance Per Dollar, which has landed me on both sides of the coin over generations of cards.

All the who has better drivers, or what overclocks better, or what runs cooler or what uses less power, or who has this specific software support and all that doesn't matter to me, i keep it real simple. What card will get me the most frames per second overall for the hard earned cash i have in my budget!
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Personally I try and aim for the fastest chips which most of the time means nvidia. Not that much more to it than that really. I just like the idea of buying the fastest chip and then pushing it to its limits.

Nothing more to it than that really. AMD's cards are a treat to OC though. In the end I've got a bunch from each camp. Depends so much on the situation that it's quite pointless to make blanket statements about preferring company X.

Thats a lot of blowers blinksmiley.gif early adopter much?

Very impressive collection you have though
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