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maneil99 March 28, 2012 05:53 PM

Nvidia vs AMD Drivers
 
What Company do you believe delievers better drivers. Currently using CFX 6870's however I'm going green due to HORRID drivers . Is the grass really greener on the Green Team? :biggrin:

supaflyx3 March 28, 2012 05:58 PM

Nvidia hands down.

grinder March 28, 2012 07:06 PM

no question, nv all the way

Arinoth March 28, 2012 07:39 PM

Typically nVidia, I've found the odd beta drivers from nVidia to have quirks (like the current one always forgetting my 2nd monitor if i turn them off before the monitors go to sleep)

SKYMTL March 28, 2012 07:53 PM

Single card, they are about even with a slight edge going to NVIDIA. Multi card drivers......NVIDIA, without a doubt.

Krisso April 1, 2012 03:03 PM

I'm totally on the Nvidia bandwagon too. The last time I used AMD, need the .NET framework or something just to use the control panel. Nvidia just works out of the box.

NyteOwl April 1, 2012 04:18 PM

So does AMD. And I've never needed .NET to use them.

gingerbee April 1, 2012 06:25 PM

i use to love red team but after trying green team and finding way less drops in fps in games i became a lover of green and there drivers i always find normally give a good performance boost

b1lk1 April 1, 2012 08:15 PM

AMD all the way for me, never had any luck with Nvidia at all.

terrybear April 1, 2012 08:19 PM

Well i agree with sky .... at least on the single card thing there pretty even.

And anytime someone try's to say the nvidia drivers are some "better" I disagree with it cause they do screw up, like how about awhile ago there driver killing cards cause it actualy shut off the fan's on there cards :haha::thumb:. Also as tom's proved a few years back, there driver/software preformance is dependant on cpu speed/accelorated where as ati/amd's are not dependant on it.

I also still think that while nvidia has improved on there image quality n such. I always found there graphics to be "blocky" & "bright". I always found ati/amd had vividness/depth in there rendering vs nvidia's & im the type of person that would rather have a quality image vs blocky/jagged images + higher frames.


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