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Why do we still use MHz for gpus?

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e.g. why is the GTX 560 Ti DirectCU II memory 4200mhz? Why don't they use ghz?
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4200 looks larger than 4.2
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because nVidia and ATI say so....and who are we to argue?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by beers View Post
4200 looks larger than 4.2
^ This. It's pretty much a marketing tool.
    
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majority of low to midrange cards still have less than 1ghz core clock.
mostly between 600-800 mhz
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post #6 of 6
Quote:
Originally Posted by edalbkrad View Post
majority of low to midrange cards still have less than 1ghz core clock.
mostly between 600-800 mhz
I think he was talking about memory clock, which is over 1ghz.
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