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    GPU card - Nvidia or ATI Radeon? And are ATI's GPU drivers unreliable?

    I want to buy a new GPU card for my PC. My usage is quite ordinary - casual browsing the web, viewing online multimedia at the highest resolution, and also an occasional game (Starcraft 2 maybe) and sometimes using Photoshop for editing my images (not something serious but I need the GPU to work flawlessly with Photoshop). However, I've heard that lately ATI has serious problems with it's GPU drivers, and with reliability in general... is it correct?

    PC specs:

    450W power supply

    Motherboard - Gigabyte H67M-D2-B3

    CPU - Intel i5-2400 socket 1155 Sandy Bridge

    Memory - 16GB Kingston DDR3 667MHz


    Any help will be greatly appreciated.

    TIA
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    Where did you hear these things?
    Rumour is internet currency, stick to validated info from trusted sources.

    cheers, Paul

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul T View Post
    Where did you hear these things?
    Rumour is internet currency, stick to validated info from trusted sources.

    cheers, Paul
    OK, so, if these are indeed just rumors, then which GPU card would you have recommended me?

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    I would ask what your budget is, check out possible cards in that price range, then check out one of the sites like Tom's Hardware.

    cheers, Paul

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    Yeah, it'll depend on your budget. I'm rather partial to NVIDIA at the moment.
    I have a GTX980 that's serving my quite nicely.

    If you don't have the cash for a higher end card then the GTX780's are very decent. It's higher end with a decent price tag.
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