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General computation, what is stopping nvidia?

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I have seen quite a few successful applications of amd radeon hd series in general computation (bitcoin mining, aircrack-ng), why is nvidia card so behind? I heard their cuda driver so long ago but other than scientific and engineering field I haven't seen much use that is close to normal users.

Are the APIs provided by amd more friendly than nvidia?
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folding.
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^ this. Nvidia demolishes AMD in folding. More information about folding can be found in my signature.
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