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Which Co. makes better drivers(more stable)?

Discussion in 'AMD / ATI' started by sebastian869, Aug 2, 2014.

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    Is there a difference in drivers between Nvidia and AMD? In other words does that need to part of the equation as to which card to pick? Ive been an Nvidia guy for 90% of the time and looks like today the R9 290 is the better card then 770 or 780 (since it costs more its not a fair comparison). One large part of the comparison is the drivers, in the past there were more issues with ATI then Nvidia and I'm wondering have AMD stepped up and resolved their issue and is it safe to buy a r9 290?
     
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    To be honest, since Nvidia are often at launch of titles having driver problems that AMD are not, they really should lower some of their prices, esp since they give you less VRAM.

    Even Crossfire is not a problem like it used to be, and the average single GPU performance driver wise is plenty good.

    I was set on an Nvidia GPU and got the fairly popular MSI 660 Ti OC. It had issues detecting my TV as HDCP compliant, and gave me black screen when switching from PC to TV input. I sent it back to Newegg and got a refund. My prior GTS 250 had no such problem, nor does my current 7970, which I got for only $330 with Sleeping Dogs, Far Cry 3, and Hitman Absolution nearly 2 years ago.

    These days you just look at price to performance ratio and features and any games thrown in, then click to cart. There's still some die hard Nvidia fanatics whom swear AMD are dead and a risk to support, but that is all meaningless hype that will only cloud your thinking.
     
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    refer back to your original thread and stop cluttering up the forums.
     
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    thread locked. multiple flamebait threads on the same topic wont be allowed.
     
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