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Tuesday, 14 December 2010 10:29

Nvidia attacks AMD great drivers claim

Written by Fuad Abazovic
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Fist fight

AMD's Catalyst team recently wrote about how great their drivers are. We won’t get into details right now, as Bobo is doing that on a separate article, but it was interesting to see what Nvidia has to say about it.

Igor Stanek, Senior Product PR Manager EMEA, a well known Nvidia representative went on the record with the following:

"This shows how desperate AMD is these days.  These claims are just nonsense and are from a study funded by AMD. AMD should focus their resources on fixing the Image Quality problems found by legitimate investigators which prove their Radeon products are no match for our superior GeForce products."

It appears that Nvidia wants to slap AMD around, so it will be quite interesting to see how the red team responds.

On a separate note AMD just launched Catalyst 10.12, the last one for this year and this one will even get DivX support for 6800 series and most likely even 6900 series after it launches. It will be available as of December 15th.

We are expecting AMD to get back to us with its own comment about Stanek’s claim. We hope to hear from AMD's Terry Makedon, the Catalyst team leader himself and he knows how to find us.

Last modified on Tuesday, 14 December 2010 10:43
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+71 #1 Nemtrac 2010-12-14 10:54
Nice they are fighting with words.
Cant wait them fighting whit PRICES!:D :-*
P.S.: i love to read this kind of news :D
 
 
+39 #2 oblivion 2010-12-14 10:54
Quote:
"This shows how desperate AMD is these days. These claims are just nonsense and are from a study funded by AMD.

lololololol :D

poor nvidia, hd 69XX has dark secret and it will dig nvidia's grave
http://www.semiaccurate.com/2010/12/13/secret-amd-6900s-second-switch/
 
 
+44 #3 The blue fox 2010-12-14 10:56
And let the flame war begin.
 
 
-64 #4 Warrior24_7 2010-12-14 10:59
"This shows how desperate AMD is these days. These claims are just nonsense and are from a study funded by AMD. AMD should focus their resources on fixing the Image Quality problems found by legitimate investigators which prove their Radeon products are no match for our superior GeForce products."-Nvidia. Can you say public b!tch slap?!! :D 6970 is slower than the 580!
 
 
+43 #5 techno 2010-12-14 11:04
"AMD should focus their resources on fixing the Image Quality problems found by legitimate investigators which prove their Radeon products are no match for our superior GeForce products."

AMD should focus on fixing the bugs that TWIMTBP deliberately puts into games like Hawx to make them run at high AA levels unless it finds a little code like they have put in their NV drivers to make themselves perform better.
 
 
+44 #6 majorpayne 2010-12-14 11:04
I am so excited about the release of 6970 and its comparison with GTX 580. May the best card win.
 
 
+18 #7 Nerdmaster 2010-12-14 11:10
Quoting oblivion:
Quote:
"This shows how desperate AMD is these days. These claims are just nonsense and are from a study funded by AMD.

lololololol :D

poor nvidia, hd 69XX has dark secret and it will dig nvidia's grave
http://www.semiaccurate.com/2010/12/13/secret-amd-6900s-second-switch/


It is a joke allright... But read it carefully and you will understand what is the secret meaning.

-edit : It means decent performance boost with the proper drivers.
 
 
+27 #8 eded333 2010-12-14 11:12
I like when people throw stones at theyr own roof....
Maybe Amd hasn't got the crown at performance, but image quality?
http://www.hardocp.com/image.html?image=MTI1MzU4OTM1NVlDbXBla3ZKZm5fNl8xX2wucG5n
and
http://www.hardocp.com/image.html?image=MTI1MzU4OTM1NVlDbXBla3ZKZm5fNl8yX2wucG5n
Before someone says something like that, they should post proof, if not maybe it will byte its own ass.
And as you can see, the 5800 line has perfect image quality, the 6800 and 6900 should be equal.
 
 
+42 #9 Nerdmaster 2010-12-14 11:13
Also Nvidia is desparate not amd. They are the ones that started the useless "fight".
 
 
+46 #10 Sethroque 2010-12-14 11:15
This sounds too stupid to come from a serious company...But hey it's a PR manager...can't say I expected any better.
 

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