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May 12, 2012 6:11:35 AM

i am confused between gtx 550ti and hd 6790

hd 6790 is a bit faster but amd has shitty drivers

so which one should i buy

power supply 500 watts
dual core e5500(OC 3.2)
3 gigs 800mhz
mobo-dg41rq

help needed cause going to order in 2 days

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a c 84 U Graphics card
May 12, 2012 6:27:26 AM

which power supply do you have?model?
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a c 175 U Graphics card
a b Î Nvidia
May 12, 2012 9:42:18 AM

If you think AMD driver is shitty then go ahead and buy NVidia. As far as I know 6790 is faster than the 550 Ti.
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a b Î Nvidia
May 12, 2012 10:47:45 AM

The drivers are fine, for every one that has an AMD issue there will be one with Nvidia issues.
To be honest these issues tend towards the top end new cards that are playing AAA titles, SLI and Crossfire figure quite high as well on the list of set ups with driver issues.

A single mid table card should be fine.

I would defiantly go for the 6790 its faster all in all and some times the difference between the two is playable and not depending on the game and resolution.

So on top of what is your power supply I would ask your screen resolution and which games you are looking to play.

Mactronix :) 
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a c 84 U Graphics card
May 12, 2012 11:01:51 AM

there is no driver issues in hd 6790 driver issues can be seen into new cards such as hd 7870 but not that much as said above in single there will be no such issues like that but they can be seen into cf or sli the gtx 550ti is not good for the money its just little bit faster then hd 6770 and the hd 6790 is way faster the that so go ahead and buy a hd 6790 it will be an more nice buy for the money.:) 
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May 12, 2012 7:21:38 PM

sunnk said:
which power supply do you have?model?

cx 500
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May 12, 2012 7:23:06 PM

mactronix said:
The drivers are fine, for every one that has an AMD issue there will be one with Nvidia issues.
To be honest these issues tend towards the top end new cards that are playing AAA titles, SLI and Crossfire figure quite high as well on the list of set ups with driver issues.

A single mid table card should be fine.

I would defiantly go for the 6790 its faster all in all and some times the difference between the two is playable and not depending on the game and resolution.

So on top of what is your power supply I would ask your screen resolution and which games you are looking to play.

Mactronix :) 


cx 500
1360x768(I know it is low)
and all the games leaving role playing and strategy
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May 12, 2012 7:25:17 PM

sunnk said:
there is no driver issues in hd 6790 driver issues can be seen into new cards such as hd 7870 but not that much as said above in single there will be no such issues like that but they can be seen into cf or sli the gtx 550ti is not good for the money its just little bit faster then hd 6770 and the hd 6790 is way faster the that so go ahead and buy a hd 6790 it will be an more nice buy for the money.:) 


i know that hd 6790 is good but only thing that is stopping me is that everyone says that amd suck at drivers
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a b U Graphics card
May 12, 2012 7:28:55 PM

more than its just a rumor of AMD has shitty drivers yes, it has but not always there are a small amount of bugs in amd driver which can be fixed by using a latest driver and keeping your computer clean from viruses..
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May 12, 2012 7:30:16 PM

xtreme5 said:
more than its just a rumor of AMD has shitty drivers yes, it has but not always there are a small amount of bugs in amd driver which can be fixed by using a latest driver and keeping your computer clean from viruses..


so a asus gtx 550ti or sapphire hd 6790?
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a c 84 U Graphics card
May 13, 2012 5:13:29 AM

get sapphire hd 6790

as the time goes the drivers of gpu is becoming better so no need to worry there will be no ddriver issues the driver issues can be seen in new card.:) 
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May 13, 2012 6:17:46 AM

sunnk said:
get sapphire hd 6790

as the time goes the drivers of gpu is becoming better so no need to worry there will be no ddriver issues the driver issues can be seen in new card.:) 



i have ordered gtx 550ti from flipkart

even though hd 6790 is fast by 10%

they both will be an overkill for my 1360x768 screen so no prob now

for me ,nvidia is more trustworthy
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a c 84 U Graphics card
May 13, 2012 6:21:46 AM

who said to you that amd is not trust worthy it is i m also from india btw.:) 

most of the people in world uses amd gpus they have problems in starting with little bit bugs but after installing a new driver that problem is fixed.

my first gpu was from nvidia and second from amd they both didnt give me any problem at all
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May 13, 2012 6:29:40 AM

sunnk said:
who said to you that amd is not trust worthy it is i m also from india btw.:) 

most of the people in world uses amd gpus they have problems in starting with little bit bugs but after installing a new driver that problem is fixed.

my first gpu was from nvidia and second from amd they both didnt give me any problem at all


ohh cool

but still
my gtx 460 died as i had given it to my friend
now i need another gpu
gtx 460 had served me well so going nvidia
my brother's has a amd gpu 6770m
its gud but it gets continuous driver stopped working error
i never had to face one so NVIDIA all the way for me now
but still thanks
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a c 84 U Graphics card
May 13, 2012 6:31:43 AM

yeah thats true but it happens with some people and gtx 460 is far better then gtx 550ti btw
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May 13, 2012 6:39:26 AM

sunnk said:
yeah thats true but it happens with some people and gtx 460 is far better then gtx 550ti btw


yeah and it ran games at 100fps

so this will 80 and it will be higher than my monitors refresh rate
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a c 84 U Graphics card
May 13, 2012 6:42:04 AM

wow!!

at this 1360x768 res you got about 100fps with gtx 460 but with what seetings high med or low
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May 13, 2012 7:12:29 AM

high

crysis 2 and bf3 work at 60fps
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a c 84 U Graphics card
May 13, 2012 7:13:37 AM

nice with aa enabled?
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May 13, 2012 7:15:32 AM

sunnk said:
nice with aa enabled?

2x
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a c 84 U Graphics card
May 13, 2012 7:24:53 AM

ok which brand?
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a c 84 U Graphics card
May 13, 2012 7:25:42 AM

well lets straight come to the thread if u didnt order that then go with hd 6790 and check what that card can do.:) 
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May 13, 2012 7:39:32 AM

i have ordered it already
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a c 84 U Graphics card
May 13, 2012 7:44:37 AM

you will see a bit performance derease from going from gtx 560 to gtx 550ti.
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a c 130 U Graphics card
a b Î Nvidia
May 13, 2012 8:52:05 AM

Sorry I didn't get back till now, seems you made your choice so enjoy. For my money you have been mislead about the drivers and ended up with the wrong card.

However that's your decision and as such is respected.

Enjoy your gaming

Mactronix :) 
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a b U Graphics card
May 13, 2012 10:44:17 AM

the gtx 550ti seems better... This will makes your games even better than 6790...
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a c 84 U Graphics card
May 13, 2012 12:01:30 PM

xtreme5 said:
the gtx 550ti seems better... This will makes your games even better than 6790...


i disagree with that statement thats not true an gtx 550ti isnt better then hd 6790 the gtx 550ti is just little bit better then hd 6770
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May 13, 2012 12:08:19 PM

no problems here
cause the asus version runs cooler and much more silent
and nvidia updates there drivers much more quicker than the amd for latest games

have seen the awesomeness of amd with rage and bf3

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May 13, 2012 12:09:06 PM

so will stick to nvidia forever
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May 13, 2012 12:23:51 PM

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