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Windows 7: Nvidia or ATI i cant decide


06 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
Nvidia or ATI i cant decide

Evening all i currently have a 260GTX and i am looking to upgrade, i have been looking at ati's 5850 but cant decide wheather to go for an ati card or stick with the nvidia and maybe get a 295 any ideas?

thanks a mill

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06 Mar 2010   #2

Windows 8.1 Professional x64
 
 

If you're looking to upgrade soon, then go with an ATI card as there's no point going for current Nvidia cards, but if you are wanting to maybe get an Nvidia card too, then wait until the end of March when the next Nvidia cards are released, because ATI cards will most likely go down in price too.
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06 Mar 2010   #3

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

nVidia... Everyone has their own preference but ATI drivers suck!
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06 Mar 2010   #4
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jeffreykpry View Post
nVidia... Everyone has their own preference but ATI drivers suck!
Um,

*Warning* for Nvidia WHQL 196.75 drivers
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06 Mar 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jeffreykpry View Post
nVidia... Everyone has their own preference but ATI drivers suck!
I've had my share of problems with NVidia drivers and cards. I am running an NVIdia currently.
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06 Mar 2010   #6

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stormy13 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jeffreykpry View Post
nVidia... Everyone has their own preference but ATI drivers suck!
Um,

*Warning* for Nvidia WHQL 196.75 drivers


Prime example to a point I was I making...

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by smarteyeball View Post
...I've lost count how many have used the nvidia='Driver Perfection' as a first comment....
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06 Mar 2010   #7

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stormy13 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jeffreykpry View Post
nVidia... Everyone has their own preference but ATI drivers suck!
Um,

*Warning* for Nvidia WHQL 196.75 drivers
they messed up one driver wow. ati has a very looooooooooooooong history of messing up drivers. i would go with nvidia but get something in the 300 series.
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06 Mar 2010   #8

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Staple Head;610091

they messed up one driver [B
wow[/B]. ati has a very looooooooooooooong history of messing up drivers. i would go with nvidia but get something in the 300 series.
It's been more than one, but who is counting?

Unless the OP is getting a laptop, it's actually the 400 series he'd be waiting for.
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06 Mar 2010   #9

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by smarteyeball View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Staple Head;610091

they messed up one driver [B
wow[/B]. ati has a very looooooooooooooong history of messing up drivers. i would go with nvidia but get something in the 300 series.
It's been more than one, but who is counting?

Unless the OP is getting a laptop, it's actually the 400 series he'd be waiting for.

NVIDIA GeForce Family
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06 Mar 2010   #10

Windows 7 Ulitimate Beta 32 Bit, Windows Vista 32 Bit, Ubuntu 9.10 32 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Staple Head View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by smarteyeball View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Staple Head;610091

they messed up one driver [B
wow[/B]. ati has a very looooooooooooooong history of messing up drivers. i would go with nvidia but get something in the 300 series.
It's been more than one, but who is counting?

Unless the OP is getting a laptop, it's actually the 400 series he'd be waiting for.

NVIDIA GeForce Family
actually ati's drivers are getting better.....
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