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Old 10-27-08, 10:51 PM   #5
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Default Re: That's enough ATI

Originally Posted by PaiN View Post
que....Twilight Zone music/ what forum am I in?

I don't like this Radeon 4870...I had my 8800GTX and gamed with it for well over a year with hardly a hic-up. Since switching to an ATI card, I've had small problems and driver issues but most of all poor performce. I don't find it scales well at all, especially adding AA and I'm talking 2-4x AA.
"illogical choice" not too me....and its my PC

Something's definately wrong. The ATI 4870 is faster than the GTX260, and if you get the 1GB version look out...lot's of AA & AF!! And the 4870 will eat that old 8800GTX for breakfast. Maybe you had some left over Nvidia drivers or posibly a defective card. ATI's drivers are fast and stable, and just as good as Nvidia's, regardless of what you hear from others. I've used both extensively w/o any problems. Poor performance is usually due to a driver conflict, not the video drivers themselves.

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