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Windows 7: Could it be that AMD and Intel are hiding stuff from us

28 Jul 2009   #11

Windows 7 (x64)

It's been my experience that it matters not which brand GPU you put on what brand chipset/proccy - Though results with individual products and driver versions may/dan/do vary. Having said that, I'll make a further observation that there are (perceived?) differences: Out of the box, nVidia tend to tune their cards for slightly higher frame rates, whereas ATI cards (in my personal experience with both) tend to weight picture quality a little more.

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29 Jul 2009   #12
Muad Dib

XP Pro & Vista Home Premium (x86); Windows Ultimate 7600 x64 Retail

Correct me if I am wrong but ATI and Nvidia may make the GPUs but a number of manufacturers make the cards, no?

Would it serve Sapphire to make their ATI cards to only work well with AMD processor/MOBO systems.....?

P.S. My Sapphire HD4830 seems quite happy with my Q6600.
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30 Jul 2009   #13

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1

I have an AMD Phenom X4 9950 and a GeForce 9800GTX+. They work absolutely fine together.
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31 Jul 2009   #14

Windows XP x64

Nvidia cards work great with AMD processors. I believe it's the best bang for your buck, as I've always found AMD to be more reliable and stable than Intel.
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