The point of ATI was that they had a lot of experimental crap, and called that drivers. And they had a policy to send two people teams to big game devs that would sit there and optimize that game and its drivers for ati-cards, which often ment deactivating the whole gfx card driver mumbo-jumbo they had inbreed.Super Mario wrote:Well not any more apparently after they got bought out by amd.gajop wrote:The point is ATI used to have bad opengl drivers, so games like Spring and OSes like Linux which rely entirely on opengl work better with Nvidia.
And yes, it's likely there are more FLOSS users on a FLOSS site..
Resulting in seemingly fast grafix at one blockbuster game, and shitty driver performance (if at all) for all others.
Meanwhile, nvidia at least kept to the standards and didnt go to nuts. They earned that place they are.
Even if they now pull hardware scams