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Poll Results: Nvidia or AMD/ATI

Poll expired: Mar 20, 2011  
  • 35% (53)
    AMD/ATI because of their High-End chips
  • 14% (21)
    AMD/ATI because of their low-mid-range chips
  • 42% (63)
    Nvidia because of their High-End chips
  • 7% (11)
    Nvidia because of their low-mid-range chips
148 Total Votes  
post #21 of 99
nVidia, because their parts work and they take care of me. Same reason I always select IBM when making hardware recommendations to businesses. It may cost more for what you get (HP has some great deals on their Proliant blades) but I know they will run, and run well.
 
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post #22 of 99
nvidia, bc im a fanboy.

maybe bc of physX.
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post #23 of 99
I've had an 8800gtx, 4870 and now GTX470, I will probably stick with nvidia for a while because I use CUDA and do alot of F@H
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post #24 of 99
I'm a nvidia high end man here, mainly for the reason they keep their finger on the pulse of the flight sim community, whereas AMD/ATI has publicly thumbed their noses at us and it really shows in how their drivers fail in popular sims like IL-2 and FSX. The developers of the next gen IL-2 have had first hand contact with nvidia, though given the same chance AMD didn't bother.
Edited by *AcidBath* - 3/18/11 at 11:17am
post #25 of 99
I just switched to Nvidia, I don't have any brand loyalty. I'll switch to whatever brand has the best cards out, right now that's Nvidia.
post #26 of 99
Quote:
Originally Posted by Volvo View Post
AMD for me, but not because of the above reasons.

I choose ATI/AMD because I have never had an nVidia card that worked for more than a year.
The opposite is true with me.
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post #27 of 99
I do it differently (now that i've given it some thought).

I set a budget (say, £250) and whoever offers the best performance for nearest to that budget i'll buy.
post #28 of 99
$70 (Price I got my proc for almost a year ago) Quad core; I'm lovin' it.
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post #29 of 99
consumers like us want the most bang for buck, i dont really think its a matter of brands, its what the producer can offer and at what price. Also technology like graphics cards are changing very quickly all the time, so the architecture of an nvidia or amd chip now would be way different than the architecture 5 or 10 years ago. Although i did vote, to think one is better than the other would be biased.
Edited by Dom-inator - 3/17/11 at 6:05pm
post #30 of 99
I prefer amd/ati now. I have gone back and forth the past couple years on which card would be right for me. I personally love amd/ati for their mid range cards in crossfire. Great power effeciency, and kick ass performance for the price you pay. I couldn't be happier with my 6850's.
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