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What are you talking about, this is OCN 2.0, you're supposed to get frothing mad over everything.
Typical nV fanboyism at it's finest right there.rolleyes.gif
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Ok Tomshardware , now make a "how game cards works in workstation aplications" test ...

.. i want to see the Titan in THAT action !!!


Couldn't find nothin' for the Titan but these videos will give you an idea what a gaming card can't do when comparing to a workstation card wink.gif


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Let me sum this up, and correct me if I'm wrong.

AMD's cards from the W7000 to the W9000, even back when they launched (the difference may be larger now, after several driver releases), handily beat nVIDIA's Quadro 6000 in some workstation software (Solidworks AutoCAD 2/3D, Ensight, Lightwave, and more), and lose by equally large margins in Catia, Maya, viewperf and others, while costing a fraction, and in W8000 and W7000's case, not a fraction but close to FOUR TIMES less!

And they also handily beat the desktop counterparts in gaming.

Programmers must really like CUDA, otherwise AMD's cards should be selling like the A64 Opterons eek.gif

If you factor in that a Quadro 6000 is a downclocked GTX 470 and W9000 is a 7970, you have provided the logic behind devs using CUDA yourself wink.gif
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I've always been curious on the gaming performance of workstation cards. Enjoyed the review!

And as yoi said... "now make a "how game cards works in workstation aplications" test"
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Nvidia have just released the entire Kepler Quadro lineup. All the Quadro cards in this review are older Fermi models. We still don't know how the new Kepler Quadros perform in gaming.

I'm getting an AMD firepro W7000 soon for Autodesk Maya. Once reviews for the Quadro k4000 comes my plans might change, but I doubt it, as it seems quite expensive compared to the W7000.
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I always wondered how workstation video cards would do in video games headscratch.gif
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I never knew that AMD's workstation GPU's were that powerful. rolleyes.gif
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This article was out in Germany a long tme ago :tongue.gif

http://www.tomshardware.de/workstation-VGA-gaming-bechmark-review,testberichte-241173-3.html
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Originally Posted by Artikbot View Post

Let me sum this up, and correct me if I'm wrong.

AMD's cards from the W7000 to the W9000, even back when they launched (the difference may be larger now, after several driver releases), handily beat nVIDIA's Quadro 6000 in some workstation software (Solidworks AutoCAD 2/3D, Ensight, Lightwave, and more), and lose by equally large margins in Catia, Maya, viewperf and others, while costing a fraction, and in W8000 and W7000's case, not a fraction but close to FOUR TIMES less!

And they also handily beat the desktop counterparts in gaming.

Programmers must really like CUDA, otherwise AMD's cards should be selling like the A64 Opterons eek.gif
Actually AMD does better in Maya but NVIDIA Geforce does better in AutoCAD.
http://www.pugetsystems.com/labs/articles/AutoDesk-Maya-2013-GPU-Acceleration-166/
http://www.pugetsystems.com/labs/articles/AutoDesk-AutoCAD-2013-GPU-Acceleration-164/


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Ok Tomshardware , now make a "how game cards works in workstation aplications" test ...


.. i want to see the Titan in THAT action !!!
This has been done (except for Titan), check my collection of some of the benches : http://www.overclock.net/g/a/868892/specviewperf-11-benches-other-workstation-stuff/
If people could run Specviewperf11 on their machines we could probably make a OCN table of this
Edited by AlphaC - 3/6/13 at 7:52am
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They should try this kind of tests with opterons/xeons in heavy multithreaded games.. mm maybe in a future (thanks ps4) thumb.gif

should be fun to see a 12/16 core/threads cpu´s in action biggrin.gif
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