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Geeze influx of the fanboys. Don't you guys get enough arguing in the news threads? rolleyes.gif
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Geeze influx of the fanboys. Don't you guys get enough arguing in the news threads? rolleyes.gif
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Originally Posted by PR-Imagery View Post

Proof?

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

Ask photographers.

Sure, you can adjust the colour properties via the NVIDIA control panel but you should not have to apply digital vibrance to make photos look like photos and not whitewashed sheets.


Also:

http://www.maximumpc.com/article/videocard_image_quality_shootout?page=0,0
Edited by Volvo - 5/17/13 at 3:20am
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I think this thread is relatively clean compared to some news articles for example. And there have been good pounds on both sides. Also people have to have different opinions and have to sometimes argue to learn more. That is an important part of OCN just not the fanboy "facts" or flaming.
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I've always been an nvidia guy since i've been building, I currently have a GTX 670 FTW and before that was running an MSI 460 Hawk Talon attack, I love my 670, the thing is an absolute monster, I have been impressed with AMD lately though and am quite disappointed with the lack of price drops from nvidia. It really has thrown this generation a with a complete curveball.

When the 680 came out it was $50 cheaper than the 7970 and in the majority of games it dominated with it's performance. Now we have 7970s going for the price of 670s and driver updates have brought it and the 680 extremely close to each other.

Idk what the future will hold for me and my personal opinions, I used to a really strong supporter of Intel, but recently i have actually helped people build AMD rigs and have recommended AMD CPUs.

On another note though, I never have really been much of a fan of the color red, I much prefer blue and green biggrin.gif
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post #96 of 106
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Ask photographers.

Sure, you can adjust the colour properties via the NVIDIA control panel but you should not have to apply digital vibrance to make photos look like photos and not whitewashed sheets.


Also:

http://www.maximumpc.com/article/videocard_image_quality_shootout?page=0,0

Uhh, what?
A properly calibrated monitor is going to make things look "dull" in most people's perspective and that's because they have their monitors totally out of whack. I wouldn't count a blind study as a decent review of which card produces a better quality image because it's all personal preference and most people will pick the one with more vibrant colors because it looks "nicer" to them. Not to mention this is from 2008. Over 5 years old, not relevant at all anymore.

Find some place with a decent IPS display that is properly calibrated using a hardware based solution, not software, and you'll see what a truly calibrated monitor looks like and the actual coloring.

In reality neither side has "better" color control than the other as most of the calibration is done with the monitor. AMD and Nvidia cards can be calibrated to equal quality when done properly.

Here is a much more relevant and newer test using a professional hardware calibration device.
http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1694755
Between AMD and Nvidia cards there was just about zero difference in the output from either side. Zero perceivable difference in the colors by a rather large margin.


Unrelated to the above.
600 series cards are dropping in price currently which is quite nice. Being able to pick up 680's for around $380 is not a bad price, especially considering I don't give a damn about the game bundles on either side currently. AMD's new level up addition to the bundles is pretty nice though for those that do care for them.
Edited by TwilightEscape - 5/17/13 at 4:10am
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I like the banter on here, and if you make a comment about amd or intel it can be construed as fannyiosm ha!

But who cares? I myself don't, long as good points are put forward thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by Volvo View Post

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Originally Posted by PR-Imagery View Post

Proof?

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

Ask photographers.

Sure, you can adjust the colour properties via the NVIDIA control panel but you should not have to apply digital vibrance to make photos look like photos and not whitewashed sheets.


Also:

http://www.maximumpc.com/article/videocard_image_quality_shootout?page=0,0

 

As a photographer I say wut...

Having both nvidia and AMD cards, I also say wut...

 

If colour accuracy matters you should calibrate the display properly according to the medium through which the content is to be viewed on (web, tv, print, etc)

 
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670 beats the 7950: http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/far_cry_3_graphics_performance_review_benchmark,6.html
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/crysis-3-performance-benchmark-gaming,3451-6.html
http://www.techspot.com/review/655-bioshock-infinite-performance/page3.html
http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/360809-33-radeon-7950-gpgpu
http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/graphics/2012/11/12/gigabyte-geforce-gtx-670-2gb-review/6

Both are fantastic cards IMO, no reason to get a 680 or 7970 since the 670 and 7950 are so close to their top tier counterparts. If you have the extra couple dollars get an nvidia, if not go with the 7950. The 7950 is still a great card that definitely gives nvidia a run for its money. I'm sure that someone will come up with a benchmark or a few that show amd beating nvidia. At the end of the day it comes down to being happy with what you purchased and what you can get for your needs. 5 fps is negligible really.
I also got my 670s for less than the 7950s were going for at the time.
My 670s oc to 1300 easy
I am not a fan boi, just happy with my purchase
Stock benchmarks are pretty useless with all that boost garbage Nvidia implements.
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