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ATI OR NVIDIA

PostPosted: Tue Jun 14, 2011 8:01 pm
by BANDO
hi lads

lookin to upgrade gfx card asap got around 500 quid to spend so not sure wiether to buy the new gigabyte gtx 560ti 1000 mhz clock version until bf3 comes out then buy a realy decent card for it or buy 2 cards in either sli or crossfire instead for the long term


any ideas

Re: ATI OR NVIDIA

PostPosted: Tue Jun 14, 2011 9:29 pm
by [Aliens]solifer
I can recomend an ati 6950 2 gb of ram and then unlock it to a fully 6970 95% do work this way, and you can add another card later on, i have one myself and its agood card and its better than a nvidia 560 card.

My 6950 is unlocked to use all locked shaders then overclocked to 6970 speed exactly as a 6970, i will add another card later if needed!

Re: ATI OR NVIDIA

PostPosted: Tue Jun 14, 2011 10:58 pm
by WOOKIE1974
dont ask me i'll just cost you money :P lol

Re: ATI OR NVIDIA

PostPosted: Wed Jun 15, 2011 3:24 am
by [Aliens]Björne
well reports for the 6950 it that it ships now witout the switch so no flashing is no longer possible but its still one of the best alteretive

Re: ATI OR NVIDIA

PostPosted: Wed Jun 15, 2011 6:36 am
by [Aliens]WITTY
Nvidia all the way......built in physx....Never had one go up in flames either :P

Re: ATI OR NVIDIA

PostPosted: Wed Jun 15, 2011 9:49 am
by WOOKIE1974
haha haha haha haha funny f*cker that was buying cards from microdirect and it only happened twice lol

Re: ATI OR NVIDIA

PostPosted: Wed Jun 15, 2011 10:16 am
by [Aliens]Chrille
nvidia!!!

Re: ATI OR NVIDIA

PostPosted: Wed Jun 15, 2011 6:06 pm
by BANDO
well lads you can all blame marcus for this lol

he has talked me into gettin 2 of these which i must say do look the bollox :)

Gigabyte GV-R587SO-1GD Super Clocked

u can clock these cards to 1010 mhz etc with no heat issues

£169 pounds each from aria which is a very good price

http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/gtx-480-a ... 967-3.html

Re: ATI OR NVIDIA

PostPosted: Wed Jun 15, 2011 6:08 pm
by [Aliens]Chrille
ati :twisted:

:rofl: :rofl:

nice one! :sir:

Re: ATI OR NVIDIA

PostPosted: Wed Jun 15, 2011 6:11 pm
by BANDO
sup chrille

hehe yeah i know BUT bf3 WILL NOT be using physix we just read up on it

Re: ATI OR NVIDIA

PostPosted: Wed Jun 15, 2011 6:14 pm
by [Aliens]Chrille
ok, but im a nvidia fanboy :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Re: ATI OR NVIDIA

PostPosted: Wed Jun 15, 2011 6:15 pm
by BANDO
http://forums.electronicarts.co.uk/batt ... vidia.html


quote from repii from dice:



No PhysX.

And we work with all the IHVs: AMD, Nvidia and Intel.

dont get me wrong i was an nvidia fan boy but i think these amd cards will do the job ( i hope )

Re: ATI OR NVIDIA

PostPosted: Wed Jun 15, 2011 6:35 pm
by [Aliens]solifer
But do those support tesselation, i know 6950 does, but i know that these cards you took are really good, and ati scales very well in crossfire setup

Re: ATI OR NVIDIA

PostPosted: Wed Jun 15, 2011 6:41 pm
by BANDO
shit...........solifer i dont know bro im back to ati and new to it whats tesselation?

Re: ATI OR NVIDIA

PostPosted: Wed Jun 15, 2011 6:49 pm
by [Aliens]solifer
BANDO wrote:shit...........solifer i dont know bro im back to ati and new to it whats tesselation?



If you for an example take a brick wall, without tesselation the wall is flat, but with you see all shapes and it looks real.
Nvidia had a good explanation
http://www.nvidia.com/object/tessellation.html