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I haven't had 1 problem with amd drivers. I only have a 7870ghz, but the drivers are smooth feeling ( also have a 660). Also i would not go by graphs, because the 770 is probably boosting higher then what is listed.Says 1046, but i would say probably around 1100 or more. Grab which is cheaper and have fun gaming.


edit: Also i have been having alot of problems with the newer drivers on my 660. nvidia's drivers aren't the greatest anymore.
Edited by jeffro37 - 7/23/13 at 10:10am
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Quote:
Originally Posted by lacrossewacker View Post

benchmarking FPS is not 100% indicative of overall performance. Two GPU's can score the same average of 60fps in a benchmark, but it's possible for one to be buttery smooth while the other one is a stuttering mess. Though both scenarios can still show an average of 60fps.

Above are multiple cases of people who're comparing their personal experiences between switching from AMD to Nvidia. Purely reaching for the highest FPS in a chart is not the wisest decision. There are other tangible qualities that are near equally important such as software support,thermal/sound levels, and warranty (based on manufacturer)

Driver problems are subjective. I never had a single problem with my GTX 670 Power Edition but my 680 Lightning had problems running League of Legends. 320.18 destroyed my EVGA 560 Ti... Does all that mean Nvidia makes crap drivers? No.

I've owned half a dozen different 7970s and am currently running two 7950 crossfire setups. Zero problems. Nada. But I understand that other people may have a completely different experiences.
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The argument that we shouldn't judge AMD until their good drivers supposedly come out is a bit ridiculous.... I have not seen a ssingle person cut Nvidia slack for their crappy drivers as of late, and I don't own the cards anymore as they died, so I am absolutely going to continue to judge them based on my experience with them.
   
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