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It's a story from the Inq.

Not exactly a reliable source. rolleyes.gif
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It's a story from the Inq.
Not exactly a reliable source. rolleyes.gif

Would you mine bitcoins on a NV card? rolleyes.gif
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ERROR: INFINITE LOOP.
LOL wink.gif
I'm an Nvidia fan, but if the ATMs beat Nvidia new card in compute power and are barely edged out in gaming performance, why not go with more compute power? Doesn't make any sense to me.

Since when were ATMs packed with gtx680s and an i7 and 32gb ram? But theyre so slow!
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All I do is folding and CUDA accelerated software for university. Radeon architecture sucks for that purpose so I guess I'll be using these 470s for a while.
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All I do is folding and CUDA accelerated software for university. Radeon architecture sucks for that purpose so I guess I'll be using these 470s for a while.
VLIW architecture does suck for general computing...
SIMD based GCN does not.
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post #76 of 186
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Originally Posted by Rubers View Post

Drivers.

Drivers wont help.
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It's a story from the Inq.
Not exactly a reliable source. rolleyes.gif

But also backed up by results from Tom's, although the reliability of that source is still in question.
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This is Nvidia going "All In" on their proprietary PhysX, and not caring about the open standards at all. Pulling an Apple, if you will.

Just stop posting on OCN, every uniformed post, thread after thread, you present misinformation to the community. How on earth did you even get any rep thus far?

Looks like you have 46 other accounts.

OpenCL? Oh well, back to PC gaming.
 
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Guys thinking of using a 7970 or a 680 for rendering purposes is insane on its face. Speaking as someone who was tasked with designing render-rigs for our 3d design classes and media classes, Quadro is where its at as (If asked for a citation I will find one, but this is a ballpark guess) 70% of heavy render software uses CUDA. (All of Autodesk software, solid works, most adobe software (as far as I know), and a lot of other media/3d design software.)

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Damn it you beat me here by 5 seconds!
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Drivers wont help.
But also backed up by results from Tom's, although the reliability of that source is still in question.

Sure. Because every single pre-release GPU performs exactly that well on pre-release drivers and don't get any better upon release. At all. Ever.

Maybe Tom's and Inq are using the same shoddy source?

Anyway, I call bull on this.

And also, frankly, how many games use OpenCL?
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