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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 #81 of 99
I choose between my needs and cost at the time I need to make a purchase. Brand really doesn't make any difference to me.
post #82 of 99
I've bought from both companies and didn't have a problem from either.

AMD & Nvidia
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post #83 of 99
Where is the "both because I don't care" option?
post #84 of 99
i use whichever company i feel is better at the time, or suits my needs more. for me i changed from ATI to Nvidia coz i wanted to see what PhysX was like without having to use modded drivers, i wanted the ability to run in 3D when i hook it up to my TV, and at the time, the 480 was performing much better than ATI counterparts in the games i was playing.

if ATI were to bring out something amazing soon that was cost effective, i'd simply buy that. picking sides in a forever changing area of a forever evolving industry is not smart imo.
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post #85 of 99
trolololloool
post #86 of 99
NVIDIA.. the way it's meant to be played. biggrin.gif
post #87 of 99
As I mentioned in the first page, ATI for me since it lasts long.

Also, the ATI cards have better colour quality in my opinion.
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post #88 of 99
This is an interesting study... and great place to do the study at!

I chose ATI/AMD simply because of the bang for the buck I get and the wide variety of chips. I know that when I buy a crossfire ready MoBo, I can upgrade from the low end of their line up straight to the high end with no problems. Not only that, but ATI suits me better - price wise. I am going from a 5750, to 5770/50 CF and into, presumably, 6870's or 7xxx in CF at the end of this year.
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post #89 of 99
amd/ati coz I love them.
post #90 of 99
I have used both and loved both, but I now prefer AMD..
My purchases
7600gs>5750>5770 XFired>6950 XFired.
The 7600gs was loyal to me, never had a problem with her and it came with Serious Sam II biggrin.gif but AMD's 5770 in XFire just amazed me, it was a beast! This is the reason why I now prefer AMD.
AMD = bang for buck
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