Not trying to start a war, but whats better ?

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by G-Money, Dec 2, 2003.

  1. G-Money

    G-Money Big Air

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    Getting ready to update my system ! I have it down to two cards !

    NVIDIA GeForce™ FX 5700 Ultra 128MB 8x AGP w/DVI & S-Video

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    ATI RADEON™ 9600 PRO 128MB 8x AGP w/DVI & S-Video !

    They are both about the same price, but of the two whats better ?

    Thanks !! :cool:
     
  2. Taurus

    Taurus hardware monkey

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    boy, that's really a close one. they're just about identical, performance-wise. maybe the 5700ultra is 1-2% faster overall, but not enough to make up your mind.

    i say go with which brand (ati or nvidia) you prefer.
     
  3. xsivforce

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    *enter Sazar, stage right*
     
  4. MJS

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    lol, give the FX ago, its about time someone said something good about nvidia....

    I have 1 good comment, 'GeForce' sounds way better than 'Radeon' :D
     
  5. Goatman

    Goatman Ska Daddy

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    Go for the Radeon, it's 20 to 30% in DirectX 9.0 games. Especially using PS 2.0.

    THe Radeon has a better designed GPU.

    I'd go for the Radeon....
     
  6. MJS

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    lol, although I just said get the 'FX'

    About 5 minutes ago, I converted to ATI and i'm not gonna get an FX anymore.... Radeon all the way :D
     
  7. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    flip a coin :)

    seriously speaking though I would probably still recommend the radeon since its raw performance with shaders is faster than the 5700ultra... however the performance is so close its a toss-up...

    both are definitely superior to the 5600ultra however...

    if you have a lesser powered psu though... the 9600pro is a better buy since it does not require an external power source...
     
  8. G-Money

    G-Money Big Air

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    Re: Re: Not trying to start a war, but whats better ?

    :D

    I was hoping you would reply to this post!

    I’m getting ready to get a puter from Alienware and wasn’t sure what vid to go with.... ( Christmas present to myself :) )

    Thanks all for your replies..... Going with the radeon !!!


    Sazar, can you help with my other post ?

    cpu

    :eek:
     
  9. xsivforce

    xsivforce Prodigal Son Folding Team

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    Did I call it or what? ;)
     
  10. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    he came in from the left tho.
     
  11. xsivforce

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    But, you are in the audience. :p
     
  12. Sazar

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    /me smacks xsiv...

    :cool:
     
  13. xsivforce

    xsivforce Prodigal Son Folding Team

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    /me ducks and gets Sazar with a tiger leg sweep...
     
  14. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    :eek:

    your skillz have improved jedi master...

    /me runs away to tatooine...
     
  15. Black-Syth

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    /me pulls out dual light sabers, slaughters everyone in thread.


    I've overdone it again, haven't I. Dammit! Who is going to answer my questions. /me sighs

    IRT Topic:

    The nVidia shaders have taken a huge blow lately. Have fun with an ATi I say.
     
  16. theevilsithlord

    theevilsithlord Hail to the King, Baby!

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    i like your style...how would u like to join me black-syth?...

    I love ati
     
  17. G-Money

    G-Money Big Air

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    Talk about getting off topic...... I drop a nuke on the bunch of ya....


    :p
     
  18. Black-Syth

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    /me uses the force to stop nuke, and launch it back at ya.

    Me, join you? I think it should be vice-versa. :p