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Nvidia control-panel vs. Catalyst control-panel

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by VulkanBros, Jan 17, 2008.

  1. VulkanBros

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    I´ve just switched from HD2900XT to 8800GTX....fine enough...
    but why are nVidia´s control-panel interface so shit-lousy
    comparred to CCC....???

    I´ve looked at nVidia´s user forums....but there no complains about the UI..
    Is it just me or are there other with the same experience ?
     
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    I don't care one way or the other. They both do their job. I find CCC prettier to look at, but NV easier to navigate.

    I do prefer the nVidia's resource usage tho. CCC is a bloated hog.
     
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    Took the words out of my keyboard! :toast:
     
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    When it comes to enabling Nvidia's trAA vs enabling AdAA I have to disagree with you on Nvidia's ease of use.
     
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    I like Nv's more that is if they still have the old school way of doing it still. CCC is slow and needs .net.
     
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    Same can be said for enabling certain features in CCC. They both have pros and cons. Neither is better in interface, but nVidia is miles ahead on resource usage. I wish ATI would use an approach like ATI Tray Tools.
     
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    I prefer the old nv CP to CCC, but the new one is just terrible and I can't stand it.
     
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    The new CCC isn't bad in the fact it doesn't hog as much resources as the earlier 2007 version and loads quicker...yet it's still dissapointing and feels kind of dated. I would like to see them follow NV's approach and simplify it w/o artwork and GUI crap and just use what XP/Vista provides.

    In the end they both do their job and really I don't mess with either on any system I play with aside from ensuring that all are set to allow the game settings to take over for the image control (AA/AF). Everyone has their preferences though.

    :toast:
     
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    nvidia CP, never did like CCC ever, resource hog and all the advanced features are hidden
     
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    I am an owner of a GeCube HD 3870 X-Turbo III and I do like the nvidia control-panel better, because it's less resource-hungry, doesn't need .NET and I find it easier to navigate.
     
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    well.......if you can´t beat them......join them...

    but I still think CCC is more inovative......NV is soooo old-stylish......

    I was talking about the UI ... not the performance, memory consumption or
    whatever it needs .net or not
     
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    I prefer the CCC UI also.
     
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    Nv - profiles for every game wins.


    Also, at least NV's options work. *cough disable scaling on ATI cough*
     

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