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Windows 7: ATI or Nvidia?

12 Mar 2010   #1
jet1337

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ATI or Nvidia?

Do you prefer ATI or Nvidia?


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12 Mar 2010   #2
Kaji

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

Personally, I prefer nVidia. Though I hear they have bad support for older games. I remember trying to play an old RPG game on my old XP box with my 9400 GT and the shading was all messed up. A friend of mine has a 9600 GT but can't play his favorite game because apparently all newer nVidia cards won't work with it.
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12 Mar 2010   #3
RST101

Windows 7 Ultimate x64.
 
 

I personally never had any issues running any games when I had my 9600gt so a lot will depend on the rest of your config.

There will be no right and wrong answer here but the general consensus is if you have an intel chip then go with nvidia gpu and like wise, if you have amd chip go with ati.

Both card manufacturers do any equally good job, you just got to chose what you think will be right for you.

I chose what ever is in my case at the time.
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12 Mar 2010   #4
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

I recently switched to the ati 5850 after being a long time nvidia user since TNT2 days. Mainly because the 5800 series was affordable and powerful and the fermi cards are taking their time. Affordable nvidia fermi cards wont be with us until the end of the year.
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12 Mar 2010   #5
BugMeister

64-Bit W7 Ult_sp1
 
 

switched ATI with an HD3850AGP to replace my 7600GT, never looked back since - ATI's drivers are much improved
currently running twin 4890's in Crossfire - it's a flier, especially with the new Crossfire add-in from ATI

- guess it's horses for courses, but the ATI drivers make their cards a real alternative choice - they're much better than they used to be..
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12 Mar 2010   #6
yowanvista

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

ATI cards are more powerful that Nvidia ones and the new series 5000 support DX11
Nvidia is lagging behind with its DX11 cards still not released
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12 Mar 2010   #7
ThePizzaMan

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

ATI..... but i think that's obvious
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12 Mar 2010   #8
smarteyeball

 
 

Voodoo is where it's at...
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12 Mar 2010   #9
Everlong

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThePizzaMan View Post
ATI..... but i think that's obvious
Really? Always saw you as an Intel + Nvidia kinda guy...




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12 Mar 2010   #10
Nero

Windows 7 64-bit/XP
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by smarteyeball View Post
Voodoo is where it's at...
I stiil own a Voodoo 3DFX card...
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