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gtx 440 vs radeon 6670

Poll Results: for bonic, which wins.

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 0% (0)
    GTX 440 (630)
  • 0% (0)
    Radeon 6670
  • 100% (3)
    save another $20 for a 7750, it performs (alot) better
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post #1 of 3
Thread Starter 
considering picking up a cheap gpu to help boost boinc performance. no gaming what so ever involved. purely a compute gpu. both are about $80, both passively cooled. which one wins? running debian linux and will be using open source drivers only also, I have heard that amds gcn does very well in compute things. how much better would a 7750 be to one of these? worth another $20 (please don't suggest I go higher then that, I have no money and this is not a card for gaming) any other suggests need to be dead/neardead silent. the noise keeps my up at night. figure on the rep button smile.gif
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Get a HD 7750. Its a much better card for just 20 bucks extra.

HD 7750 (800 Mhz) with HD 6670

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/535?vs=613

a slight overclock to 900 Mhz can widen the perf gap.

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/614?vs=613
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wow a 7750 is on par with a 6870 in compute? impressive. knew it would be better but didn't expect the difference to be so massive. maybe I'll wait to see If I can get that other 20
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