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Ati vs Nvidia
« on: August 06, 2004, 12:37:58 PM »
Hey guys....
Curious... I've been told that the 6800  will beat the pants off a X800 XT Platinum and vis versa. does anyone have proof either way? or does it just come down to personal prreference.
don't get me wrong i understand that the 6800 ultra is the better choice for doom 3 but i'm looking at something thats universal. would going with the Ati be the better choice?

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Re: Ati vs Nvidia
« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2004, 01:25:39 PM »
ATI had no competition at first, then came the shader 3 patch for Far Cry, then Doom3. As well as the posssibility for dual pci express. Makes one wonder now.

What about Half-Life2? That may sway me one way or the other.
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Re: Ati vs Nvidia
« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2004, 04:30:22 PM »
ATi has enabled Pixel Shader 2.0b for their X800 is some of the latest drivers and patches.  It has gained some ground in FarCry and Doom 3, but not a lot.  These games are designed for long shader programs that ATi doesn't currently support.  It's too early to make any definitive judgement calls.  It depends what games you want to play as developers works very closely with the hardware manufacturers.

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Re: Ati vs Nvidia
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Re: Ati vs Nvidia
« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2005, 07:41:34 PM »
ATI used to hold all the cards but Nvidia has made a strong comeback. With their sli capabilities I think that nvidias going to be the way to go.

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Re: Ati vs Nvidia
« Reply #5 on: August 14, 2005, 07:46:01 PM »
one year it will be nvidia, next year after that will be ati, you watch.... i should put some money on this      O0
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Re: Ati vs Nvidia
« Reply #6 on: August 15, 2005, 07:30:53 AM »
I agree, it's always switching back and forth. Befor the 7800, you couldn't give me a Nvidia card. Except for back in the G Force 4xxx days before the Radeon 9500/9700 cards.
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Re: Ati vs Nvidia
« Reply #7 on: August 17, 2005, 05:26:47 PM »
I'm currently using a Compaq Presario Pentium IV with 2.8 GHZ and 80 GB. I notice that we have NVIDIA drivers in our system...it has 64 MB of AGP. What version of NVIDIA would that be? Just curious in case anyone is familiar with Compaq Presarios.

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