do not really want to get into this argument but..
nvidia may not be faster but still has alot going for it i.e profiles . physx (free) . open GL3.0 upcoming quad core driver support and driver support.. ect
me self am going to get a 280 this down to considerabley less power draw and runs alot cooler and nowing i can run me back log of games i have not played yet
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