Solved ATI vs NVIDIA - new build Tags: Homebuilt EVGA Nvidia Systems Last response: November 20, 2010 12:11 PM in Systems Share intel1502 November 17, 2010 10:12:44 AM Hey everyone i recently came on here and asked for suggestions on an i5 build for my best mate. His budget is ~$1500 AUD from www.umart.com.au *ALL parts have a black or red finish* I've come up with this: i5 760 (@~3.2 ghz) Coolermaster hyper 212+ (push/pull) 4gb Gskill Ripjaws CL9 1600mhz eVGA p55 FTW HAF 922 RED Corsair HX-750 1TB Samsung Spinpoint F3 LiteOn 24x DVDRW Drive I am tossing up whether to go on the AMD side or if NVIDIA is best My graphics solutions are either: AMD - HIS 6870 NVIDIA - eVGA GTX460 SC EE ***Please can someone confirm whether the eVGA motherboard will support AMD/ATI graphics or whether they simply dont want to mention it becuase eVGA is a Nvidia company**** More about : ati nvidia build intel1502 November 17, 2010 10:44:54 AM anyone? gkay09 November 17, 2010 10:46:14 AM ^ Both are good choice IMO, get the one that performs better with the game that you would play most... http://www.anandtech.com/show/3987/amds-radeon-6870-685... As for the mobo I guess it supports Crossfire too - http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/enthusiast-p55-moth... Related resources GPU for new build : AMD Vs . Nvidia conundrum - Forum ATI /AMD CCC vs . Nvidia CP Drivers - Forum ATi VS Nvidia - Who is on top? - Forum ATI Vs . NVIDIA Question - Forum Nvidia vs Ati - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer intel1502 November 17, 2010 11:25:10 AM gkay09 said:^ Both are good choice IMO, get the one that performs better with the game that you would play most... http://www.anandtech.com/show/3987/amds-radeon-6870-685... As for the mobo I guess it supports Crossfire too - http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/enthusiast-p55-moth... If you had to pick one which would you choose? mattius92 a b B Homebuilt system November 17, 2010 8:18:10 PM You want to go with the HD 6870, its a little more powerful then the GTX 460. Best solution jack_attack a b B Homebuilt system November 17, 2010 11:28:31 PM Now you did it. You opened the ATI/Nvidia can. They're both solid cards, but I'd go ATI for the dollar right now. Plus, they're a lot easier to find in the color scheme you want intel1502 November 20, 2010 12:11:56 PM Best answer selected by intel1502. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumNew Rig Nvidia vs Ati ForumAti vs nvidia , the features ForumNvidia vs . AMD ( ATI ) Who is playing catch-up? ForumAti Sapphire HD 5850 2 Gig Vs Nvidia GTX 470 ForumAti x1950pro vs getting a new Nvidia GT610 ForumNvidia 285 gtx vs ati 5750 ForumNvidia vs ATI 2010 ForumNvidia vs ATI : Whats Different ForumIntel vs AMD and ATI vs . NVIDIA ForumNvidia GTX 260 (core 216) vs . ATI 4890: which one should I choose? ForumATI vs . Nvidia question ForumATI vs . NVIDIA ForumPower Supply good for cheap price ForumGA-X58A-UD3R build check ForumMonitor Problems with New Build More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !