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Poll Results: If you have owned both AMD cards & Nvidia cards at some point, which did you enjoy more?

 
  • 50% (76)
    Nvidia!
  • 49% (74)
    AMD!
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post #61 of 106
Nvidia. Can't stand CCC.
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post #62 of 106
HD 6870 is silent. 7800 GS++ was as well. I still prefer ATi eventhough the upgrade to Linux is an obstacle I couldn't cross.
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post #63 of 106
what i do like about amd cards when they were hoarded by miners, i got two rigs with two 7870s each in them, and the performance is awesome for the price. And now i can mine with them and buy new gpus just from the mining lol.
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post #64 of 106
Quote:
Originally Posted by szeged View Post

i like the idea of gsync, shadowplay and physx and all that extra stuff nvidia is doing for sure, but their greenlight program is making it hard to ignore the upcoming 290x lightning tongue.gif
for benches, yes it dumb, but for gaming Gsync seems to be making a bigger boost to the experience than an obscure FPS difference between AMD and NVIDIAs top GPUs
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post #65 of 106
Quote:
Originally Posted by lacrossewacker View Post

for benches, yes it dumb, but for gaming Gsync seems to be making a bigger boost to the experience than an obscure FPS difference between AMD and NVIDIAs top GPUs

i enjoy light gaming, maybe 1 hour sessions at most before my attention span is depleted, so the little extras during the game like physx and what not is nice to have for sure.

But when it comes to benching, i care only about performance and how far i can push a card, and the greenlight program from nvidia is just a giant kick to the nuts.
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post #66 of 106
Having had many card from both camps I like to compare Nvidia to Apple. They are overpriced and offer less for the money but seem to be more polished & work better. All IMO
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post #67 of 106
I switch between them but i end up always going towards AMD i find them better value for the money and easier to overclock though its my opinion smile.gif
post #68 of 106
I can't choose both?

Seriously though, I have an AMD card in my main rig and an Nvidia card in my backup/testbench. Both have served me well. I haven't had any major issues with either besides the occasional driver problems on them when I update to the newest ones. And that's usually my own fault for not clearing out the old drivers correctly. I'm not really partial one way or the other. I just buy what seems to be the best value for my needs. In my opinion, they are both great companies that make great products with something not so great coming out every now and again. I look forward every year to see what both companies have to offer because competition is always good for us, the consumers smile.gif
post #69 of 106
green atm as its better. When that changes so will my choice
post #70 of 106
The fastest and the cheapest that I can get for my cash at that time - at the mo it would be Amd when i upgrade soon. Had a hd7970 but sold for money to use later on a better card thumb.gif



But hey I have jumped from red to green and back again for yrs. By the time I buy again it could change biggrin.gif
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