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    Why I wont buy ATI graphics cards

    ATI sucks I hate it!!

    LOL, I just had to start this thread... mostly for humor

    Personally, I have always bought Nvidia... just because of better driver support/stability... and now some really neat features... pop-up blocking, etc.

    My GeForce history...
    GeForce 256 - 3dMark2001= 2059
    GeForce 2 GTS - 3dMark 2001= 3600

    GeForce 4 ti4600 - 3dMark2001= 15,223

    GeForce FX 5900 - 3dMark2001= 20,139

    I skipped GeForce3.

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    i hate to tell you but ive got both 5900 ultra and 9800pro and the drivers for the 9800pro have had alot less problems than nvidias
    in the passed nviida were by far the best drivers but ati caught up and i think nvidias went down hill in when they had to cheat to compete

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    Quote Originally Posted by chrisf6969
    ATI sucks I hate it!!

    LOL, I just had to start this thread... mostly for humor

    Personally, I have always bought Nvidia... just because of better driver support/stability... and now some really neat features... pop-up blocking, etc.

    My GeForce history...
    GeForce 256 - 3dMark2001= 2059
    GeForce 2 GTS - 3dMark 2001= 3600

    GeForce 4 ti4600 - 3dMark2001= 15,223

    GeForce FX 5900 - 3dMark2001= 20,139

    I skipped GeForce3.
    why don't you try an Intel or AMD trashing thread...even better for starting arguments!

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    Anyone else tried Omega nVidia drivers?

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    I won't buy Nvidia because the support fox hunting, id cards, war in iraq, animal testing, "new" Labour, canabis, alternative medicine, creationists and pulling the switch to kill the person in the car on the level crossing.

    Now go away before I taunt you a second time.

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    I've tried the NVidia Omega drivers, coz nvidias wouldnt let me overclock my s****y fx200. got an extra 1000 3D marks from it, but was acting strange so i went back to the nvidia drivers. No problems with them though

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    I won't buy Nvidia because the support fox hunting, id cards, war in iraq, animal testing, "new" Labour, canabis, alternative medicine, creationists and pulling the switch to kill the person in the car on the level crossing.
    rofl quality...

    only reason i've stuck with nvidia (gf2mx->gf2pro->gf3->gf4ti4200) cos i cba to format and reinstall everything if i were to change the drivers.. so i might have to get a 6800u, unless the ati card completely beats it and warrants the effort of formatting my comp

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    someone should tell streetster about drivercleaner.....
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    nah... its sometimes worth the format to wipe away all the crap i've accumulated for the past 6mnths/year - and everything seems faster once its done... the alternative is just to buy a new harddrive at the same time, which i've done in the past

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    Nah....forget nvidia/ati, get linux
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    Wow, this is the best rant ever in the history of technology.....OR is this the one hundred millioneth gazillioneth time it has been done :/

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    chrisf6969, you say in the title of this thread "Why I Won't Buy ATi Cards" but in your little bitch session you don't actually give a reason. Give a reason as to why and people may be able to sympathise with your situation
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    Quote Originally Posted by chrisf6969
    LOL, I just had to start this thread... mostly for humor
    Now go away before I taunt you a second time.

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    I wont buy an ATI because i can't play Counterstrike at full speed it lags big time
    Also AA does not work in some games properly (either slows them down too much or does not work at all)
    i.e. GTA3, CMR2, Halo, "POP sands of time", Neverwinter nights e.t.c.

    (only joking about not buying ATI as i have a 9800 pro but there are problems with ATI's AA and AF in some games..)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ravens Nest
    I wont buy an ATI because i can't play Counterstrike at full speed it lags big time
    Also AA does not work in some games properly (either slows them down too much or does not work at all)
    i.e. GTA3, CMR2, Halo, "POP sands of time", Neverwinter nights e.t.c.

    (only joking about not buying ATI as i have a 9800 pro but there are problems with ATI's AA and AF in some games..)

    Turn trueform off (a feature NVIDIA cards are lacking?)
    this should improve your fps from about 30-50 to 90-100 constant (with my pc anyway).
    I had this prob but now I relised what it was ts fixed

    Not had any probs with aa or af though

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    i thught trueform was ment for speeding things up?

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