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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 #31 of 99
I go with Nvidia cards because I like the "image" of Intel with Nvidia while AMD is with ATI
     
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post #32 of 99
Quote:
Originally Posted by Chilly View Post
I go with Nvidia cards because I like the "image" of Intel with Nvidia while AMD is with ATI
...Really? If so,
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post #33 of 99
I buy whatever I can afford
post #34 of 99
Whatever has the best bang for buck at the moment.
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post #35 of 99
I use Nvidia because of my resolution and their drivers.
If ATI can improve their drivers I will change over in a heartbeat.
post #36 of 99
Best bang for the buck.
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post #37 of 99
I have bought both depending on who had the most powerful card at the time. So far, Nvidia won.
post #38 of 99
I don't have brand loyalty to either one, but i have decided on AMD the last three times i purchase GPU's.
post #39 of 99
nVidia price/performance was better, IIRC, in the 4xx series.

I had a GTX 470 and it was too hot for me (very good OC'er, I miss it).

I then switched to GTX 570 (terrible OC'er, worst on OCN, 1.05v at stock).

And then comes in the unlockable 6950s and the performance of 6970s.

Right now, unlockable 6950s are awesome for price/performance ratio. I have an Asus G73 laptop with a 5870m from ATI (AMD now, what ever!) and I hate drivers for AMD cards. Downloading drivers to fix problems but create more is just stupid to be honest.

I always used nVidia, I had 1 ATI for 1 week and that laptop and I think nVidia is better if you hate trying to hot fix and fix and patch some problems with your drivers.

nVidia betas are usually better IIRC. I always download them. I usually get around same performance or better (+- 1-2% performance gain/loss) unless it's a MAJOR update / driver.

TL;DR; If AMD fix drivers for me and multiple people, it will come to price per FPS. They are both equivalent price/performance wise.
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post #40 of 99
I cant really answer the poll here, because I am back and forth from build to build, depending on which card is in the price range am looking for and which card has the best bang for the buck. Also if I find a good deal I may pick a totally diff card than I normally would...
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