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#1LootmanPosted 2/21/2014 12:54:17 AM(edited)
The Radeon R9 270 burst into my sight.


They cost the same.

Which one?

(This may be a stupid question, but if my machine can use a GTX 660 can it use a R9 270, I know there's different sockets for CPUs but GPUs are just a PCI-e slot right?)
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#2Master_BassPosted 2/21/2014 12:56:31 AM
Lootman posted...
GPUs are just a PCI-e slot right?

Yes, that's all that is used today.
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#3Dual-Shock3Posted 2/21/2014 1:07:39 AM
Go with Nvidia, much more reliable.
#4DarkZV2BetaPosted 2/21/2014 1:08:18 AM
I think 270 is a little bit faster?
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#5Lootman(Topic Creator)Posted 2/21/2014 1:33:52 AM
Dual-Shock3 posted...
Go with Nvidia, much more reliable.


Is this just fanboyism?
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#6-5xad0w-Posted 2/21/2014 1:38:55 AM
Lootman posted...
Dual-Shock3 posted...
Go with Nvidia, much more reliable.


Is this just fanboyism?


Pretty much.

For reference I have a GTX 780.

Go with whatever offers the bet performance & functionality in your price range.
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#7heeeee1eeeeePosted 2/21/2014 1:40:50 AM
Lootman posted...
Dual-Shock3 posted...
Go with Nvidia, much more reliable.


Is this just fanboyism?


I second his opinion
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#8Lady UnePosted 2/21/2014 1:43:16 AM
Lootman posted...
Dual-Shock3 posted...
Go with Nvidia, much more reliable.


Is this just fanboyism?


Judging by the uncorroborated single sentence?

Yes.
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#9Lord_CohlianiPosted 2/21/2014 2:24:23 AM
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#10Lord_CohlianiPosted 2/21/2014 2:28:01 AM(edited)
270 gets 1-3 more FPS in games but the frame time variance is just really bad as is typical of AMD cards.

I'd personally recommend the Nvidia card.

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/radeon-r9-270-review-benchmarks,3669-4.html
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