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I was discussing some GPU comparison with a family member who knows quiet a bit about computers and hardware.We I was asking him on his opinion on weather my gpu (GTX 260M 1gb = 9800GT 1gb) was better than a 9600GT 512 mb and he told me that since my gpu was of a higher number that it was considered to be a better gpu. Is this true for all nvidia GPU's that number in the thousands or is 9600gt better than a 9800gt which would prove him wrong?
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yes, higher numbers usually means better so, 9800gt > 9600gt
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A 560 is better than a 9800 GT though, so no, not the same there.
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I also heard this from someone, and this is how he broke it down;

GPU Number: nVidia "XYY", aTI "XYYY"

X denotes generation (bigger is newer)
Y denotes hierarchical standing (bigger is also better)

Of course, I have no idea how the old numbers work...though I'm assuming something along the same principle.
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Inside the same individual GPU family or generation, I believe it is true.
Except in the Fermi (500) and Thermi (400) families, where a 480 GTX (Thermi) is mostly the same as a 570 GTX (Fermi).
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