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my first graphics card ever was a GTS 250. long live G92b!

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Originally Posted by axizor View Post

RIP. Nvidia's D3D10 cards were nice, however they're rather old and probably hasn't significantly benefited from new drivers in quite some time.

If you play recent games at all, you get benefits from the bug fixing.
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IIRC AMD dropped my X1950Pro support within 2 years...and my goodness the legacy drivers were absolutely crap.

Are HD5000 and 6000 series still supported by AMD? That was the main reason I didn't go for AMD this round.

Yes, they are. The legacy drivers are now just some of the bug fixes, etc with the older codepath released occasionally. I think there was three or four updates? I'm on the 13.4 Beta for the HD4550 in my laptop. They're just as good as normal drivers although I wish that it was less of a pain in Linux with xorg.

Still, nVidia's support is crazy...Noticed that the other day when I grabbed some drivers for my 9800GTX+ (HTPC) and they were the latest ones! That card plays everything I run on it fine and likely will only update so I can run more on it. (Civ V, Minecraft, AoE2, KSP, etc currently)
    
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Long live G92 and GT200. I still have the whole 8, 9 and 200 series in my drawer. Always will.
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