ATi Vs Nvidia (2015)

Discussion in 'Hardware Discussion' started by SCHUMI_4EVER, Mar 27, 2012.

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AMD Radeon or nVidia GeForce?

  1. AMD Radeon FTW!

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  2. nVidia GeForce all the way!

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  3. Screw them both, Intel HD graphics are like the best GPU ever!

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  1. SCHUMI_4EVER

    SCHUMI_4EVER Hackin 'n Slashin Staff Member Award Winner!

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    So a new generation looms and ATi branding is no more so we can't ask ourselves ATi or nVidia again but yet the question remains the same.
    Red or Green?
    Where do we stand, nVidia GeForce or AMD Radeon?
    Or is there a third contender for the crown?

    You guys know where I usually stand but I have to admit the Radeon HD7000 series is looking pretty nifty.
    Both are shaping up to be absolute power houses so whichever way one goes power seems assured at least this time around.

    FIGHT!
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  3. KrossX

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    The new GTX 680 looks pretty nifty too.

    #Votes for SiS
  4. SCHUMI_4EVER

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    True the GTX680 definitely looks as if it has the single card crown all sown up but I'm not entirely sure nVidia will be quite so kind to people who can't buy that high up in the graphics card food-chain. The HD 7830 may just win the fight for the higher midrange.
  5. thelittlegumnut

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    Tseng ET6000. jks!
  6. Strike105X

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    Well since for me its not just about performance my vote still goes to ati/amd, i like there image output more and i'm quite fond of AVIVO as well. But it seems that nvidia is really doing well with there 680's they are selling better then freshly baked bread.
  7. Hard core Rikki

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    Geforce is less problematic on all platforms. I shudder at the idea of using ATI on linux.
    Plus, no Cuda: no sale.
  8. Lasnap

    Lasnap Elven-Dragon Mage

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    Seems Gnome 3 does better with ATI GPUs then Nvidia ones. At least thats what I have been seeing Hard core RIkki. I do not like gnome 3 or unity. I much prefer gnome 2 over any other UI even the traditional Windows GUI. Windows GUI is second to it. Enough of that but so far nvidia is top dog when it comes to drivers, power, price, and even better power mangenment meaning they dont use as much as the new AMD cards. But its still early so who knows where we will end up at the end of this year and even with the next generation of cards.
  9. Hard core Rikki

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    Gnome 3 has separate issues. 3d binary blobs are no longer required, but it still looks and behaves badly. Cinnamon is the only Gnome-Shell implementation any close to save it.
  10. Strike105X

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    Actually last time i used linux ati really stepped up there driver quality and performance (it was mint), i can't complain at all regarding that. As for CUDA actually AMD has given some thought into this as well and they came out with a similar cuda variant as well AMD APP, its probably not so good now but who knows what the future brings.
  11. Princess Garnet

    Princess Garnet From Love and Limerence

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    I thought your idea was GeForce GTX 570-like performance at a cheaper price?

    The Radeon 7850 is roughly a bit better the GeForce GTX 560 Ti and Radeon 6950 area overall (sometimes slower actually, but that's more at lower resolutions), but it's also a bit more expensive proportionally, so a presumed Radeon 7830 would likely be even weaker, no? It might be cheaper though, but it's still a far cry from the GeForce GTX 570 performance at a lower price.

    Maybe it's still a good fit though, because if you're looking at cards of that sort of performance, I'd consider overclocking to get the most of it; otherwise you may consider saving some money and getting something lesser like that instead anyway.
  12. SCHUMI_4EVER

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    I'm not saying for me necessarily but as a whole, I tend to look at all the offerings and try and make an unbiased decision on which team I prefer though I am heavily biased by local pricing.
    Locally nVidia's pricing basically never offers anything worthwhile under $300 when converted and that's really starting to bug me.

    I personally wouldn't consider something under the HD7850 for me and in a few reviews it was pretty close to the GTX570 so it's definitely an option. That said it may STILL not be time yet. It may never be time, somehow I don't think I can keep gaming up as a hobby much longer, at least enough to do high-end cards justice.
  13. Princess Garnet

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    The Radeon 7850 isn't quite the GeForce GTX 570; seems to be more between it and the GeForce GTX 560 Ti overall. Since anything much higher will probably see less potential on your platform, I'd actually consider now the time, and then let it last you a few years or whatever. That'd be what I'd do though (with an overclock, that is).
  14. SCHUMI_4EVER

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    No it's not quite, but it's inbetween. Back then I said GTX570 because the GTX560 just wasn't enough and AMD didn't have the right thing either, but a little below is fine if that exists now.

    And yeah I see what you're getting at BUT the GTX260 is still doing ok (having a lower native res monitor really boosts a card's longevity) every once in a while I come across something where I have to do some severe settings tweaking to get what I want but I also still come across stuff I can just set to being all high and not worry about any tweaking. Especially because I not only have a large backlog in games (haven't touched DX-HR for instance) but I also have a large purchase backlog of older games I haven't bought yet but still want and I pretty much never get anything on release so the games that will need all the extra power have to wait and so the card can too.
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    yeah, tell me about it.
    i'm using factory OC'ed 560ti on a 1360x768 screen.
    this card rarely hit full gpu usage.

    need a new monitor, soon :)

    anyway, back on topic. performance wise, i prefer nvidia. read a few review on 680, it really got some juice.
    though, i don't really have plan for an upgrade but might be interested when they release 660/ti or 670
  16. Bill_gates

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    In my head I still say ATI instead of AMD and in my head theyre still inferior to nvidia cards
  17. Lasnap

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    Yeah having a lower res of 1600x900 helps me out with games as well meaning i dont need top of the line parts for this monitor. Ill be looking into getting a SB i5 2500k with a 560 ti gpu to go along with it. I dont mind using last years tech when its a little cheaper then the current tech and with my monitor i cna live with last years tech for a few years since i dont play games at 1080p or higher.
  18. n_w95482

    n_w95482 Gone Contributors

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    I have the opposite problem with my laptop, it has a GeForce Go 7950 GTX and a 1920x1200 LCD :p.
  19. Phil

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    The card a little stretched :p

    Id go for nVidia.
  20. Gossamer

    Gossamer Opensource-spice

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    ATI (and I'm a Linux user). I've had little to no issues with the proprietary drivers and absolutely no issues with the open source driver. I know there are problems with newer cards being compatible... but that's on both sides of the fence and isn't exclusive to ATI or Nvidia.

    As far as wine gaming is concerned, yeah ATI ****ing sucks but hell, dual-boot.
  21. DarkSamus

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    I am forced to stick with Nvidia these days (3D Vision only works with Nvidia GPU's)

    However, I would still choose Nvidia anyway.
    Nvidia always has just felt like a more "complete" purchase with CUDA and PhysX support.

    I am loving the GTX 580 3GB I got recently, its helped me gain just enough power to run everything I own quite nicely.

    I must say I am extremely impressed by the specs of the GTX680.
    However I will skip this gen of cards and see what the 700 series brings to the table.

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