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post #11 of 26
ATI's ring-bus design is more elegant but NVIDIA straight through brute force method seems to work fine for now.
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post #12 of 26
i always liked nvidia and will stay nvidia until ati comes out with something like 8800GTX was when it came out
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post #13 of 26
i didn't think nvidia's SP's & ATI's SP's could be compared due to them being completely different..??
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post #14 of 26
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Originally Posted by skunksmash View Post
i didn't think nvidia's SP's & ATI's SP's could be compared due to them being completely different..??
The OP is asking to compare how the SPs are implemented... a point that many have missed when responding.
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post #15 of 26
Currently you cannot compare the two of them. Because the market for "Top dog" and Bang for buck in graphics cards is so fierce your pretty much certain which ever way you go it will be awesome. The 4870 and GTX 260 is a good way to compare either way you go they are both great cards so there isnt really any point in comparing and/or fighting over the "top dog" because if ATI or NVIDIA wanted to they could creat the ultimate graphics card(4870X4 / GTX 280X2) tomorrow but they don't decided to because it would cost too much, use too much power and it's currently not needed.
Well iv had my little talk post your replies on what you guys think.

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post #16 of 26
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Originally Posted by JoshsPC View Post
Currently you cannot compare the two of them. Because the market for "Top dog" and Bang for buck in graphics cards is so fierce your pretty much certain which ever way you go it will be awesome. The 4870 and GTX 260 is a good way to compare either way you go they are both great cards so there isnt really any point in comparing and/or fighting over the "top dog" because if ATI or NVIDIA wanted to they could creat the ultimate graphics card(4870X4 / GTX 280X2) tomorrow but they don't decided to because it would cost too much, use too much power and it's currently not needed.
Well iv had my little talk post your replies on what you guys think.

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You can compare architecture and this is not the same as performance or cost-effectiveness....
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post #17 of 26
I personally like Nvidia's architecture better right now. Their shaders are just much more efficient in the work they do. I however bought my card at the time when ATi had the best bang for the buck in the $300 price range.
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post #18 of 26
efficient and great performance for price -ATi kinda like the Soviet T-34 tank
    
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post #19 of 26
It seems to me that the only people capable of providing a meaningful response to this topic will be computer engineers.
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It seems to me that the only people capable of providing a meaningful response to this topic will be computer engineers.
I thought the OP was just asking for our opinion? Nothing more... nothing less.
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