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XyZspineZyX
07-09-2003, 11:53 PM
But this message explains it too well.


Nvidia .......Shame on you. I'm glad I bought ATI this time around and will NOT choose NVIDIA card next time around even it's the best on the market.


http://www.omegacorner.com

XyZspineZyX
07-09-2003, 11:53 PM
But this message explains it too well.


Nvidia .......Shame on you. I'm glad I bought ATI this time around and will NOT choose NVIDIA card next time around even it's the best on the market.


http://www.omegacorner.com

XyZspineZyX
07-10-2003, 12:01 AM
I'm still changing to the 5900. This did little to change my mind. As long as the card works, I could care less about the politics.

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XyZspineZyX
07-10-2003, 12:11 AM
i love my 5900. ive have my experiences with ati, and even though nvidia kinda dropped down for a while, theres no question in my mind who im sticking with.

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XyZspineZyX
07-10-2003, 12:18 AM
Pye wrote:
- But this message explains it too well.
-
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- Nvidia .......Shame on you. I'm glad I bought ATI
- this time around and will NOT choose NVIDIA card
- next time around even it's the best on the market.


Same here...I swapped my GeFarce 4600 for an ATI 9700 Pro when the nVidia proprietary fan quit working and cooked the board after 2 months usage! /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-indifferent.gif

ATI blows nVidia away in community support and design quality.

Long live ATI!



Cheers,

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XyZspineZyX
07-10-2003, 12:21 AM
TaZ_Attack wrote:
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- Pye wrote:
-- But this message explains it too well.
--
--
-- Nvidia .......Shame on you. I'm glad I bought ATI
-- this time around and will NOT choose NVIDIA card
-- next time around even it's the best on the market.
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- Same here...I swapped my GeFarce 4600 for an ATI
- 9700 Pro when the nVidia proprietary fan quit
- working and cooked the board after 2 months usage!
- /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-indifferent.gif
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- ATI blows nVidia away in community support and
- design quality.
-
- Long live ATI!
-

proprietary fan

the one with two wires: positive and negative

long live

informed forum

MEMBERS

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XyZspineZyX
07-10-2003, 12:28 AM
BaldieJr wrote:
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- proprietary fan
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- the one with two wires: positive and negative
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- long live
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- informed forum
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- MEMBERS


No, the one "proprietary fan" that only nVidia makes for that chipset and can't be replaced by a "generic fan", like the one my 9700 Pro came with. /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-indifferent.gif

BTW, I was to able to jerry-rig a "generic fan" on a GeFarce 2 board that had the "proprietary fan" fail, it wasn't something that could be done by someone lacking electro/mechanical ability could have done though.



Cheers,

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Message Edited on 07/09/0307:44PM by TaZ_Attack

XyZspineZyX
07-10-2003, 12:32 AM
The fan on my 9700Pro quit after about six months and I didnt notice for a long time. (some other problem had my father looking inside the case and we found the broken fan) But that card had just kept chugging on. I think its an great card and I have no plans to be begging anyone at birthdays or xmas for an nvidia card, certainly not after the rediculous prices they used to charge before ATI came along and forced themn to be honest.

XyZspineZyX
07-10-2003, 12:40 AM
Taz,

Do you want to hear about my old 9700 that shot itself in the gut?

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XyZspineZyX
07-10-2003, 12:46 AM
Buzz,

i do i do

and i'll tell you about

my car that runs on

proprietary

gas

imagine funny photoshop here


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XyZspineZyX
07-10-2003, 12:47 AM
You first.

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XyZspineZyX
07-10-2003, 01:06 AM
this one time

in band camp

i drooled in my sleep
but it wasnt drool

and all the other kids laughed at me

and now i spend my days trying to

show people
that my drooling

is natural and you can go

ask my mom and my minister

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XyZspineZyX
07-10-2003, 05:11 AM
I have an nvidia card and i thought it kicked a$$, but now i'm not sure where my loyalties lie...

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XyZspineZyX
07-10-2003, 05:14 AM
BaldieJr

To many mushrooms.

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XyZspineZyX
07-10-2003, 05:22 AM
I have had both nVidia and ATI-cards and to be honest, both made/make good cards, I usually buy depending on reviews on different hardwaresites and since new year I've had the 9700Pro, don't complain, don't know what to buy next, depends on reviews and other peoples opinions.

XyZspineZyX
07-10-2003, 05:23 AM
Oups, I forgot to reply to the thread.....

It's sad that the large companies doesn't want to coorporate with their consumers? Do they want us to pay for the drivers from now on??

XyZspineZyX
07-10-2003, 05:28 AM
I went through 2 ti 4600 thank goodness it was under warranty. The first ti 4600 was totaly stock well it burnt up in less than a month. O' i no squat about oc'ing so that is not an issue. I took it back up to the supplier, well the whole tower. They were nice enough, but my replacemnt card had an aftermarket vga fan on it. Hmmmm works great. I have since gone to the ati 9700 pro, with the omega drivers. I have not looked back.
S!

XyZspineZyX
07-10-2003, 05:34 AM
mhm.
remember the late eighties when ATI ruled and sued left and right? guess not.

this 'my card X works fine for me so everybody else is fulla sh1t' attitude is fulla sh1t.

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XyZspineZyX
07-10-2003, 05:40 AM
Hey if any of you have ti4600s with dead fans on them I will kindly dispose of them. BTW my 9800 has a pretty proprietry fan on. 95% of cards have 2 holes to mount heatsinks, they are in the same spot. All my Gf2s had them, my GF3 and now my 9800. If your fan dies, get a new heatsink, 10$ at most. On another note, my 9800 kicks ***, sure the 5900s would also.

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XyZspineZyX
07-10-2003, 06:00 AM
actually, this doesnt phase my nVidia loyalty. however, i am discusted with the its legal dept. ive used these drivers before however, and i find that the drivers i recieve from the manufacturer itself work a lot better than the nvidia.com or these custom drivers. so good for omegadrive, he's doing the right thing, and this will undoubtably hurt nVidia in some way. hopfully it will be a learning experience...

XyZspineZyX
07-10-2003, 06:23 AM
Protest whomever you like. But, you do know this type of corporate bullying goes on EVERYWHERE don't you? You think ATI's lawyers never went knocking on someone's door?

I appreciate this guys effort to supply alternative drivers, but to be honest I think the Nvidia Omega Drivers blow. Not good. Rancid suckiness. Ick.

Furthermore, one should really not use anothers trademark logo without permsission. I can't fault Nvidia for asking him to remove it. And they did ask before dragging him to court. Sometimes your first warning is a summons.


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XyZspineZyX
07-10-2003, 06:51 AM
harryw wrote:
- mhm.
- remember the late eighties when ATI ruled and sued
- left and right? guess not.
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- this 'my card X works fine for me so everybody else
- is fulla sh1t' attitude is fulla sh1t.
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too legit to quit

"We have no plans to get into the 3d accelerator market as we really feel that MS is misleading us and it will make us a lot of money its too bad the chipmakers banded together and stopped ms hardware cold otherwise we wouldnt have to pretend that we like to have fun in the future and this sentence is pure genious by the way"

ATI RULEZ DUDEZ

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