eRe4s3r wrote on Feb 16, 2013, 19:30: A longer than 1 year product cycle means that they don't develop new technology as fast as nvidia does.. but they need that extra year to get their broken as hell drivers working with their latest products. It's like they are handing nvidia the entire desktop market.. weird
Their 7970 drivers updates made big improvements over 2012 and now the cards match the GTX 680 in performance. I used a 5870 for years and the drivers were not 'broken as hell' for me.. But I did jump ship to green a year ago!