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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 #61 of 99
I have always been a Ati fan and ever Nvidia card I have had has always crapped out on me. I feel like I get more for my money out of Ati cards then I do with Nvidia.
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post #62 of 99
I'm always going to be an ATI/AMD GPU customer becuase the nvidia's suck more power
than vampires suck blood!
Example:
GTX460-HD6850
1.The GTX460 uses more power (270w vs. 229w)
2.The HD6850 and GTX460 have almost exact performance at stock speeds.
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post #63 of 99
I love nvidia cards BUT, the price on the 6950 was too good and you can unlock it to a 6970 which made it a no brainer.
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post #64 of 99
I bought Nvidia since gaming isn't my primary purpose, while video editing is. Since I use Adobe Premiere, and the latest version was built with CUDA technology, AMD was simply not an option for my particular needs. Nvidia offers more performance for those who do more with their computers than just gaming ( F@H, Video Editing, Graphics Design, not to mention the many CUDA accelerated programs out there ).

If I was just gaming, I would've looked at the price / performance from both camps and gone from there.
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post #65 of 99
I had a couple of Nvidia Cards die on me in the past. So since ive sticked with Ati, but as the market looks now, I would go with 2' 560 sli, but since my mobo doesnt support sli, im probly just gonna add another OC'ed 5850 to my setup.... With Crysis 2 and BF3 commin up.
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post #66 of 99
i dont have any brand loyalty but i picked up the 6950 because it had the bios flash thingy (getting more performance for the same price lol) and the 560ti wasnt out yet. i always pick the cheapest manufacturer (not really fussed about warranty)

performance-wise i think there'll always be a nvidia and amd card with roughly the same perfomance at a given price range. of course there's some variance but i guess it mainly comes down to the game you are playing (some games the 570 is better, others the 6970). the reds tend to use less watts whilst the greens tend to be quieter or whatever. i liked the idea of using less watts rather than noise (idgaf about noise) coz itll save me money lol

so yeah, i guess price/performance ratio is my main concern
post #67 of 99
I buy ATI/AMD cause honestly I just don't know about nVidia cards to be comfortable with them.
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post #68 of 99
amd all the way. I love there cards. I dont mind nvidia, but I like amd cards better more oc able IMHO
 
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post #69 of 99
For me, whatever gives me the best bang for the buck.
 
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post #70 of 99
Simply because of bad experience. I change to nVidia because I had to, any ATI hardware I got my hands on was bad quality and I think I know why. I live in a region where poor quality parts come
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