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On the BIONC points spread sheet it shows DiRT running on a 580 and only taking 15-16min. Then it shows it running on a 680 and taking 25min. That is about how long it takes me to complete a wu on my 670's.

So the question is, why so fast on a 580?
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Because NVIDIA substantially reduced the amount of compute throughput on Kepler.
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Because NVIDIA substantially reduced the amount of compute throughput on Kepler.

^ This. They did it so that they could make more money off of their workstation line of cards.
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Well that sucks for my BOINCing, but i still love them for gaming. thumb.gif
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^ This. They did it so that they could make more money off of their workstation line of cards.

Does that mean that AMD is losing money on their workstation card line because they don't cripple their mainstream card line?
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AFAIK, the only special thing about amd's fire cards are quality drivers.

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