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post #31 of 72
Seems like AMD wasn't caught flat-footed like it was when the 460 initially launched. Good for them. And yay, price drops.
    
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Originally Posted by ZainyAntics View Post
Usually it's a user-error... I have NEVER, I mean NEVER had a problem with ATi drivers.

I've had a 3870, 4850, 4850X2, 4870, 2 4890's in Crossfire, and now my 5850.
Yeah, I dont understand why everyone here seems to have problems with the ATI drivers ? I am running tri-fire and have no problems.
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Im both nVidia and ATI fanboy, now give me those price cuts!!!
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post #34 of 72
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Originally Posted by Stealth Pyros View Post
2GB HD6950 seems like a great buy at $270. I'm done with AMD after my 4870X2, though; their drivers are just plain awful.
Trust me, i went from ati to nvidia, and if anything, the nvidia drivers are worse. Ati drivers are fine, so long as you avoid 10.12 and try and steer clear of crossfire.
     
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post #35 of 72
I think AMD/ATI are doing really well combating the mid range sector, I personally am really dissapoint with the gtx 560.

Please fix drivers already though.
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post #36 of 72
Ah, competition is so pretty. I myself prefer AMD (and btw, I've never had issues with their drivers). To see both companies trying to compete aggressively is awesome.
post #37 of 72
wth legitreviews OCing was pathetic! WHY THE HELL DID THEY USE AMD OVERDRIVE FOR OCING THE 6950 1GB? REALLY?

WHY DIDNT THEY USE AFTERBURNER LIKE EVERY1 ELSE?
damn review is BS! HOW CANT THEY NOT INCLUDE A CRYSIS BENCHMARK???

waiting for a REAL review site like guru or techpowerup :/
    
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post #38 of 72
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Originally Posted by Enfluenza View Post
wth legitreviews OCing was pathetic! WHY THE HELL DID THEY USE AMD OVERDRIVE FOR OCING THE 6950 1GB? REALLY?

WHY DIDNT THEY USE AFTERBURNER LIKE EVERY1 ELSE?
damn review is BS! HOW CANT THEY NOT INCLUDE A CRYSIS BENCHMARK???

waiting for a REAL review site like guru or techpowerup :/
Crysis Benches are lame. They show nothing. You get fewer frames in the game if you play the actual level also. It's because it's a pre-rendered path that takes much less power by comparison to the actual game, which is being rendered on the go.

As for the AMD overdrive overclocking, I've had cards that couldn't handle the maximum overclock in Overdrive so it's perfectly acceptable to do such.
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post #39 of 72
What's the ~250$ hierarchy look like?

The way I see it, 6870, 69501gb, 5870, 470, 560 are all about equal in performance.

So many options in that price range.
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spoilers: theyre not.
spoilers: the CFX drives are awful!
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