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Old 08-24-2006, 07:10 PM   #1
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AMD and ATI

I was cruising through the geek section and noticed there wasnt anything posted about the ATI and AMD merger. I figured I would start a thread for peoples opinions on the subject (especially since I'm a geek myself). I'm an AMD guy all the way but I've always felt ATI sucks pretty hard... I never really liked theyre products. So i think its cool that AMDs gettin bigger and all but why couldnt they have chose a better company to buy out? I've liked NVidia ever since they bought out 3Dfx (best video cards ever made) So I dont know... whats everyone think?
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Old 08-24-2006, 07:20 PM   #2
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I prefer AMD but yeah I def prefer Nvidia over ati
the way I look at it, AMD and ATI are kinda the same market wise, and Nvidia is huge like intel.

So thats my 2 cents
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Old 08-24-2006, 09:06 PM   #3
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+1. AMD & nVidia FTW.
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Old 08-24-2006, 09:11 PM   #4
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^^^ +2

but for video capture and tv tuning i always liked the ati all-in-wonders.
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Old 08-24-2006, 09:53 PM   #5
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damn we all think alike, +3 AMD FTW, i hear intel is getting a little better, but no matter how many times i see it, AMD was alwasy better and cheaper(including the with intel p4), and Nvidia kicks some @$$, while ATI receives some @$$ kicking...
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Old 08-24-2006, 11:25 PM   #6
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Are you kidding me!

I'm all for ATI and Intel.

I have NVidia, and I'm not too impressed.

If only I had a better tower with a PCI slot.
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Old 08-24-2006, 11:27 PM   #7
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Are you kidding me!

I'm all for ATI and Intel.

I have NVidia, and I'm not too impressed.

If only I had a better tower with a PCI slot.
BAN? yes, i vote for a ban, your kind is not wanted here

lol, wat kinda video card you got? maybe you just got a bad one? you know in every company thres always the bad apples.. lol
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Old 08-24-2006, 11:31 PM   #8
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Bad apples? Please. Just consider me a granny smith. A bit sour, but when you cook me up....I taste great in an apple pie.

Have you not read the reviews. ATI is better than NVidia and recently Intel came out with a new chip that blows AMD out of the water.

And I meant, that I wanted a AGP slot but I got a PCI, which also sucks.

AND....FYI, I have the NVidia GeForce FX 5200 PCI 128MB DDR.
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yo man, agp is old school... u need pci express. no wonder u dont like ur card
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Old 08-24-2006, 11:40 PM   #10
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Im runnin an intel duo core, with a ATI card in my laptop, and this thing is smokin,

I can play call of duty 2 with practicly everything turned all the way up and its smooth as glass

but im not really partial to any brand, although i will agree 3Dfx voodoo cards owned back in the day
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Old 08-24-2006, 11:51 PM   #11
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oh, PCI as in NORMAL pci? i thought you meant pci express, well no wonder your video card sux, and yea, thats wat i said, not sure about the new ones, maybe the new intels do blow the amd out of the water, but then again, intel claimed that for every one of their chips
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Old 08-25-2006, 12:25 AM   #13
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^yeah besides, amd processors and amd based mobos ar always cheaper than intel
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Old 08-25-2006, 01:00 PM   #14
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im a big fan of ATI, havent been keeping up with who is ahead in the graphics department since about 2 years ago though... things may have changed.

Should be a good merger if you ask me, they are both sort of underdogs in a way.
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