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Are you going buy one ATI new 5 series or wait to see what Nvidia releases ??

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by chaparral, 12 Sep 2009.

  1. Drake22


    Joined: 8 Jun 2009

    Posts: 507

    Location: Hull, UK

    i ll get two 5870s in cross :D
  2. ntarki


    Joined: 8 Sep 2009

    Posts: 35

    Waiting for nvidia release, drop prices and then grab one, if nvidia is better nvidia :d
  3. ViRuS2k


    Joined: 26 Jan 2004

    Posts: 6,234

    Location: Scotland


    Cut out the Cheekiness. you should know better.
    did i insult you, no i didn't.
  4. LittleChimp


    Joined: 12 Nov 2008

    Posts: 365

    You rang? :D
  5. LittleChimp


    Joined: 12 Nov 2008

    Posts: 365

    Id be interested if they arent too expensive but like people have said is there a need for them when the current gen works fine.
  6. Alexrose1uk


    Joined: 26 Apr 2004

    Posts: 8,656

    Location: Milton Keynes

    Will wait; have more or less shifted completely onto my laptop; will only rebuild a desktop in the future if I find I need to or the laptop doesnt cut it anymore.

    If Nvidia or ATI release some updated MXM2.1 laptop cards based around thier new cards; rather than moving completely over to MXM3 however...

    <If not I wont be buying until my next replacement system>
    Last edited: 12 Sep 2009
  7. michaelmk86


    Joined: 5 Mar 2009

    Posts: 105

    Kylew you are so big atifanboy that when nvidia released the 8800GTX you had chosen to go with the 2900XT(that everyone knew that it was the crappiest card ever) but once again your fanboyism prevent you from making the right decision.
  8. PGdude


    Joined: 3 Aug 2007

    Posts: 2,502

    Location: London

    Prevented him from making the right decision?
    He has little decision to make, until nVidia show us their goods, soon, I hope.
  9. RizlaKing

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 14 Jan 2008

    Posts: 2,052

    Location: UK

    OFGS michael we get it you love nvidia and ati are the scum of the earth ok we have all got where you are so please save us from anymore of your comments telling us all it is beyond boring now. While i am pretty sure that whatever nvidia bring out in the dx11 flavour will be faster then ati 5 series how much more will we have to pay for that and will it be worth it thats the argument, has been for well over a year now and as always it comes down to what each and every individual chooses is important to them.

    For me right now i prefer ati as a company i am sure they have their dirty laundry as well as nvidia they just don't do it as publicly as nvidia but it has altered my view towards nvidia and for me to change then nvidia needs to change how it works as a company and stop some of the stupid games they play.
  10. Rroff

    Man of Honour

    Joined: 13 Oct 2006

    Posts: 74,130

    Did he really go with the 2900XT?
  11. coupe69


    Joined: 20 Feb 2007

    Posts: 4,264

    Location: Staffs, UK.

    Yes and a 3870x2. ATi through and through that lad. Nvidia must have done somthing really bad to him, he is a true hater.
  12. Lightnix


    Joined: 11 Sep 2007

    Posts: 5,362

    Location: from the internet

    Don't hate on the 3870 X2, it was the fastest card around for a period of... two months or so. :p
  13. queamin


    Joined: 17 Nov 2005

    Posts: 3,511

    If the gt300 is about the same as the 5870 just think about the war that ati and nvidia got when they both bring out their x2 :eek: fun times
  14. Jason1973


    Joined: 7 Aug 2009

    Posts: 472

    Location: midlands

    I still got 2x8800 gtx cards and have missed all the hype of the last generation. I game on a single 22" monitor and everything I play, plays fine (but not played cyrsis).

    Will I be upgrading no. I will admit it looks cool. I think Nvidia will have there work cut out beating these cards.

    Interesting times
  15. D13


    Joined: 4 Oct 2008

    Posts: 989

    I find it strange when ppl say they basically boycott nvidia because of their coprporate tactics, but take a look at Intel, they are just as bad if not worse but the same ppl happily support c2d/i7 etc...

    I will wait until nvidia release their cards and see just how much perf my budget will get me.
  16. manoz


    Joined: 30 Jul 2006

    Posts: 5,529

    Location: Leeds Booo..

    Buy ATi, cos I like the brand, they been good to me. Also I have full confidence they will provide the best bang for buck card (even if nvidia releases faster ones)
  17. Raikiri


    Joined: 5 Jul 2005

    Posts: 17,775

    Location: Brighton

    I'll probably get a 5850 assuming reviews are positive and price is right.

    No. Not straight away at least.
  18. md99


    Joined: 13 Aug 2007

    Posts: 466

    Location: Oirland

    nVidia can kiss my brown eye. Regardless of what they bring out it'll probably cost two and a half times the price of the 5 series anyway.

    And will probably be a rebranded 64mb Geforce 2.
  19. titaniumx3


    Joined: 11 May 2006

    Posts: 5,753

    Unless nvidia bring out a worth card before the end of the year, I'll be getting a 5870, but a few weeks after, when prices come down a bit.

    Not a ATI fanboy, but since the 9700pro days I've never had any complaints with them and their prices always seem the best.
  20. weta


    Joined: 24 Feb 2004

    Posts: 522

    Location: England

    I'm very happy with ATI (good value for money and driver support), so I'll wait for three months and upgrade to a Radeon HD 5870.