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This. It depends more on what driver set you're using and what chipset your motherboard supports. If it actively supports CrossfireX, then it'll more than likely support ATI cards better. I had so many problems using Nvidia due to that issue.

Nvidia is a good bit better about drivers and such, but when ATI makes good drivers, they stand out quite clearly.
funny you say that because my current board is a ati first mobo it supports crossfire but not sli and my problems where with the ati cards my current nvidia card hasnt had any problems at all.
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Something might be faulty with your card... I have been running 4870 1GB CF for around 2 years now without a single problem...
     
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Something might be faulty with your card... I have been running 4870 1GB CF for around 2 years now without a single problem...
actually it was all 3 card 5570 5770 and my last one 5830 all on the same board i'm using now which is a ati optimized board which doesnt support sli I guess I was just unlucky
but like I said I loved my 5570 as it overclocked like a beast. I just hated how when windows 7 started up it would jerk on the start up screen and once in a while I would get the video driver has stopped responding but windows has recovered thing. That happened to all 3 cards even when not overclocked sometimes not even being used just as they where idling the video drivers would hiccup.
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This. It depends more on what driver set you're using and what chipset your motherboard supports. If it actively supports CrossfireX, then it'll more than likely support ATI cards better. I had so many problems using Nvidia due to that issue.

Nvidia is a good bit better about drivers and such, but when ATI makes good drivers, they stand out quite clearly.
with a statement like this, i must advise this, there is no beach front property in arizona up for sale, and whatever you do, do not drink the koolaid.
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I stopped buying AMD graphics cards because they didn't make me toast in the morning.
I love toast.
    
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i stopped buying AMD cards because their OpenGL support sucks, doom 3 is unplayable on ATi/AMD for me.
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I've had ATI cards since the radeon 9800 pro and I rarely see driver issues, and never understood why everyone complained.

It all depends on your hardware compatibility. The only driver issue I've recently had is with a 5450 in a media center that doesn't come out of sleep mode without blue screening. But my 6950 sleeps fine with the same driver.

I've had my share of problems with nvidia's drivers as well, so you can't say that one is better then the other. They each have their own problems, and each person can have a different experience. Personally I don't like all of the extra junk nvidia installs with their drivers now.

As far as the driver stopped responding issue, I've had it save my butt many times. It's rarely happened when it wasn't my fault. It's saved me from rebooting after a bad overclock many many times.
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You got those kind of problems with a single card?

Wow... You would NOT enjoy using CFX. That's where AMD/ATI really messed up their drivers.
Dammit dude i really thought there was a bug on my monitor cuz spring is starting and sometimes ants just sneak in my windows somehow.. your friggin avatar!
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Never had one single problem with ATI drivers.

How does having no problems mean my drivers are inferior?
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this topic is still on??? lool guys...
i mean... we all come to conclusion that both cards have some issuses, its like comparing bmw and mercedes...

just be happy with what u have, there will be time when everything will be ok...

so i dont see point continuing this topic cause it will never end
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