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Originally Posted by jamor View Post

I sold my 280x for over $100 than what I paid for it.

I couldn't take the artifacts and awful drivers. I can't believe how horrible AMD is and that people are willing to pay for their products.

Both 6850 and 280x R9 performed like crap.

Now I have an EVGA GTX 770 and the drivers are totally worht it. No more garbage to deal with.

I love this card !!!






if there is a club please add me

Oh please, not again with ATI drivers being bad. None of them have perfect drivers.
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post #5602 of 9139
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Oh please, not again with ATI drivers being bad. None of them have perfect drivers.

Tell that to the artifacts. That that to my mouse pointer turning into a long line.

Trust me, I spent way too much OCD time researching Nvidia and AMD. I tried both. Nvidia is SO much better.
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Tell that to the artifacts. That that to my mouse pointer turning into a long line.

Trust me, I spent way too much OCD time researching Nvidia and AMD. I tried both. Nvidia is SO much better.

Yet I had ATI cards for 7 years prior, with none of those issues. My last Nvidia card till now was the GTX 8800, had huge issues with drivers playing WOW.
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Yet I had ATI cards for 7 years prior, with none of those issues. My last Nvidia card till now was the GTX 8800, had huge issues with drivers playing WOW.

AMD has been nothing but a complete and utter disaster for me.

Everyone except you has noted that Nvidia will not produce the same artifacts and errors. So far they are correct.


AMD is known to have a lot more issues than NVIDIA.

Take it for what you will. I've tested both AMD and NVIDIA for over 3 years on different setups and all i've learned is that Nvidia drivers are far far greater than amd drivers.
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AMD has been nothing but a complete and utter disaster for me.

Everyone except you has noted that Nvidia will not produce the same artifacts and errors. So far they are correct.


AMD is known to have a lot more issues than NVIDIA.

Take it for what you will. I've tested both AMD and NVIDIA for over 3 years on different setups and all i've learned is that Nvidia drivers are far far greater than amd drivers.

I have been building computers for 15, started with Nvidia, went to ATI, was with them for like I said 7 years. My only major driver issue have been the ones I already listed for WOW. To each his own I guess.
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I've owned AMD/NVIDIA cards and never had any problems.
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Yet I had ATI cards for 7 years prior, with none of those issues. My last Nvidia card till now was the GTX 8800, had huge issues with drivers playing WOW.

Same for me man...

I used to have a pair of GT 8800's in SLI; and used to have problems playing the original Crysis... then I upgraded to a GTX 275; and I still had problems, damn card couldn't keep up with frame rates and such.

Then I switched to a Radeon HD5850, my first ATI/AMD card and never had problems again, loved it so much that a year later I went up to a Radeon HD6950 and its been sweet fun ever since with never any issues with Drivers, artifacts, or anything... Now thanks to Uncle Sam this year, I had an opportunity to upgrade again and I would have stayed with the Radeon's this year only the R9's are so expensive compared to the nVidia cards (thanks miners) that I decided to switch back, to see if nVidia had improved anything since my last foray into their side of the fence..

Haven't installed the 770 yet, so hoping it will perform as well as everyone here as been boasting about it.
     
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So question all, I installed my new GTX 770 tonight...

Ran Valley in ExtremeHD and this is the end result of the benchmark...


I'm presuming it should be quite a bit better then this?

Also the benchmark showed that the Card was running upwards of 80c... though I had to install it in the second to top PCIe slot, wouldn't fit in the top one without some serious work on redoing my cables... the SATA connectors on the Mobo line up with that slot, and so block the primary PSU - Mobo Power Cable from being pushed out of the way, and thus this one cable prevents the card from sitting properly in the top PCIe slot... Im sure I could probably do better with a little more work and effort, the cord would have to be rerouted to run in front of the card, instead of behind it...

So at the moment, its sitting just an inch above the PSU fan.... and is idling at 28c.

So, is it "OK" to run it in its current slot, or should it be moved up where it can probably get more air?
     
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So question all, I installed my new GTX 770 tonight...

Ran Valley in ExtremeHD and this is the end result of the benchmark...
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)


I'm presuming it should be quite a bit better then this?

Also the benchmark showed that the Card was running upwards of 80c... though I had to install it in the second to top PCIe slot, wouldn't fit in the top one without some serious work on redoing my cables... the SATA connectors on the Mobo line up with that slot, and so block the primary PSU - Mobo Power Cable from being pushed out of the way, and thus this one cable prevents the card from sitting properly in the top PCIe slot... Im sure I could probably do better with a little more work and effort, the cord would have to be rerouted to run in front of the card, instead of behind it...

So at the moment, its sitting just an inch above the PSU fan.... and is idling at 28c.

So, is it "OK" to run it in its current slot, or should it be moved up where it can probably get more air?

Your score seems fine (If it's at stock). In regards to temps, you should find a way to move it up so it can get more cool air, or get a side panel fan to blow directly on it. Bad cable management can greatly reduce airflow to your GPU which would make it throttle when it gets to it's temp threshold. I believe the only time i have gone past 85c on my top card is when i have it at 1424Mhz, or in SLI mode.
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Your score seems fine (If it's at stock). In regards to temps, you should find a way to move it up so it can get more cool air, or get a side panel fan to blow directly on it. Bad cable management can greatly reduce airflow to your GPU which would make it throttle when it gets to it's temp threshold. I believe the only time i have gone past 85c on my top card is when i have it at 1424Mhz, or in SLI mode.

Cool, and yea I figured it would just need to be moved up...

I kinda rushed the installation cause I had to go pick up my girlfriend at work.

Another question... MSI Afterburner doesn't work with these cards? Guess I should use eVGA Precision instead...
     
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