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If ATI would simply higher some more skilled programmers they could take the lead. Their current programs do a remarkably horrible job on most drivers!!!
hmm, that's weird, I thought ATI was suppose to have better drivers than Nvidia.
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The only reason ATI cards have better minimum FPS than all the Geforce cards is when **** hits the fan and all the explosions/big stuff starts happening, particles are removed from the rendering. As a result, they sacrifice image quality for FPS. In which case, you might as well just compare Geforce DX9 with full particles on to the ATI cards with half-assed DX10 particles and whatnot.
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post #53 of 84
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hmm, that's weird, I thought ATI was suppose to have better drivers than Nvidia.

They do. All their driver release are solid. Nvidia drivers have more problems; just go over to the nvidia section and see how many errors threads are posted there. It's just that most people (myself included) don't like the CCC.
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That's just it though. A DX10 game built from the ground up could potentially run even worse. It's anybody's guess at this point. No one knows what Crysis will run like. Sure, the developers say most any system will be able to handle the game, but is that the DX9 or DX10 version??

I'm hoping for the best, don't get me wrong. But all this DX10 business is not looking good at all. Hopefully a game like Crysis will turn the tables.
Seeing how sweetly Far Cry ran on my 6600, I'll take their word for it. I am a big fan of Source and Cry Engine as they simply look amazing while running on mediocre hardware. I'm expecting to see decent results in Crysis even on an 8600/2600.
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The only reason ATI cards have better minimum FPS than all the Geforce cards is when **** hits the fan and all the explosions/big stuff starts happening, particles are removed from the rendering. As a result, they sacrifice image quality for FPS. In which case, you might as well just compare Geforce DX9 with full particles on to the ATI cards with half-assed DX10 particles and whatnot.
I hate i when people use this, but I gotta:

I just never heard of this disabled particle rendering stuff...
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BRRZT.. pwned by own article
lol. So that 8950GX2 isn't looking like such a bad choice; or SLi'd 8800GTX's. All of you people with Core 2 Extreme's and dual 8800GTX's, I hate you.

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lol. So that 8950GX2 isn't looking like such a bad choice; or SLi'd 8800GTX's. All of you people with Core 2 Extreme's and dual 8800GTX's, I hate you.

NiNja
It's not our fault that you decided to play the waiting game.

And I doubt there's gonna be a 8950GX2 unless they shrink this core so much that it's producing about the same amount of heat as G84. 7950GX2 was hot enough on 550Mhz, and a single 8800GTX is just as hot. Just forget it, it'll never come, perhaps they'll make drivers so people can SLI 3 cards, but dual super hot chips on one isn't gonna cut it.
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hmm, that's weird, I thought ATI was suppose to have better drivers than Nvidia.
They do....LOL all I hear from NVidia owners is their hatred for the drivers and tech support.
I have to say that I've been pretty pleased with the improvements every month on ATI drivers. Especially in the image quality area.
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hmm, that's weird, I thought ATI was suppose to have better drivers than Nvidia.
I hate Nvidia's newer drivers. I had so much trouble with the 9X series that I've gone all the way back to some optimized 8X.
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