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Poll Results: How would you pronounce 6950 & 560?

 
  • 92% (118)
    Sixty-nine fifty & Five-sixty!
  • 3% (4)
    Six-thousand nine-hundred fifty & Five-hundred sixty!
  • 4% (6)
    Other...
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post #31 of 37
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How do YOU pronounce GPU numbers?
gee-pee-yew nuhmbirz.


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post #32 of 37
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Originally Posted by i7monkey View Post
gee-pee-yew nuhmbirz.


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Oh you!
post #33 of 37
A lol.
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A).
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post #35 of 37
"sixty-nine five-Oh!"

or maybe "Six-nine-five-nought"

but in actuality, choice A.
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post #36 of 37
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Originally Posted by jam3s View Post
another OT thread that is pointless. Delete.
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Originally Posted by joelmartinez View Post
a the b answer is trool
Quote:
Originally Posted by DesertRat View Post
Definitely A.

Sixty-nine fifty, five-sixty.

B, etc. IMHO, don't apply as they're not actual numbers to be recited, they're model names/series. ie, 6900 series = sixty-nine hundred series, not six-thousand nine-hundred series.
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Originally Posted by koven View Post
obvious answer is obvious

lol
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Originally Posted by TheLastPriest View Post
Never thought I would feel this strongly but looking at the poll results makes me want to track down those two outsiders that voted (B) and kick the crap out of them for being different

I voted A, but it's not that straightforward.

Oh, and let me just get this small note out of the way, I do agree that option B is not correctly presented - it should be sixty nine hundred fifty. So, option B should really be a mix between B as it is and C. To my knowledge nobody says "Six thousand" when you have a number greater than zero right after the first number (e.g. 6900).

So, if B was to be like I said, both are pretty acceptable because you are at the same time mentioning the series of the card. A sixty nine hundred fifty belongs to the sixty nine hundred series, and a five hundred sixty belongs to the five hundred series.

DesertRat, you do have a point, but only now. A few years ago you didn't, and in the future who knows.

How do you say:

Radeon 9800 XT (or HD2600 XT, HD2900 XT, etc) -> ninety eight hundred, right ? But if it were 9850 XT, I would have to decide between ninety eight hundred fifty and ninety eight fifty. To save time I'd probably say the latter, but imagine both cards existed ? To maintain consistency, I'd probably say the former.

Radeon X800 -> eight hundred. But if it were X850, everybody would probably say eight fifty. But in this case both cards actually existed, so you'd probably say eight hundred fifty, especially if you were referring to both cards in the same sentence.


P.S.: Oh, and we are only talking about how we pronounce stuff in english. Like another poster said, in other languages it's not quite like this. It all depends on how efficiently you can say large numbers. In my language I would say a mix between option A for the AMD card and B for the Nvidia card. "Five hundred" in my language is a single word
Edited by tpi2007 - 5/12/11 at 10:03am
 
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