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Currently AMD is best for a majority of the projects out there.
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That depens on what kind of money you can spend?
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money not a problem
what about gtx titan
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AMD
HD 7990

Hd 6990

HD 7950. HD 7970GE gives little gain for the money but that would be the best.

HD 7870XT if you can find it for sub $230.

http://boinc.berkeley.edu/wiki/ATI_Radeon Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Single precision Gflops , Double precision GFlops
Radeon HD Malta HD 7990_____5222.4-5529.6_____1305.6-1382.4
Radeon HD 6990_______________5099____________1276.88
Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition______4300____________1075
Radeon HD 7970_______________3788.8___________947
Radeon HD 7950 Boost__________3,046.4___________?
Radeon HD 7950_______________2867.2 ___________717
Radeon HD 7870 XT____________2995.2____________691 * techpowerup has different #s
Radeon HD 6970_______________2703_____________675
Radeon HD 6950_______________2253_____________563
Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition______2560_____________160
Radeon HD 7850 ____________1761.28_____________110.08

NVIDIA
GTX TITAN if you can drop $1k
GTX 690 if you're going for Single precision compute

Sorted by Single precision Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Single precision Gflops , Double precision GFlops

GeForce GTX 690_________5621.8_____234.2
GTX TITAN________________4500.0_______1000.0
GeForce GTX 680__________3090.4_______128.8
GeForce GTX 590__________2488.3_______311.0
GeForce GTX 660 Ti________2460.0_______102.5
GeForce GTX 670__________2460.0_______102.5
GeForce GTX 660__________1881.6________78.4
GeForce GTX 580__________1581.1_______197.6
GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost___1505.3_______62.7
GeForce GTX 650 Ti________1420.8_______59.2
GeForce GTX 570__________1405.4_______175.7
GeForce GTX 560 Ti________1263.4_______105.3


Check http://www.overclock.net/t/1065650/google-spreadsheet-boinc-cpu-gpu-wu-times-points-2-27-13
http://boinc.berkeley.edu/wiki/GPU_computing

Keep in mind Milkyway@Home uses double precision, so GK104 & GK106 Kepler (GTX 690/GTX 680/GTX 670/GTX 660 Ti/GTX 660/GTX 650 Ti Boost/GTX 650 Ti/GTX 650) is no good for that.
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post #6 of 19
If you want speed and have money to blow a GTX 680 SLI setup is 15-40% faster then a GTX Titan and a 7950/7970 would be faster still

But you really sould buy a 1440P monitor if you are going with a Titan or two video cards
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If you want speed and have money to blow a GTX 680 SLI setup is 15-40% faster then a GTX Titan and a 7950/7970 would be faster still

But you really sould buy a 1440P monitor if you are going with a Titan or two video cards

For BOINC, AMD cards reign supreme, and monitor doesnt matter tongue.gif Unless you were to game on it.
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Then a 7950 Corssfire setup and a 1440P monitor win/win
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post #9 of 19
I would get a 7990 if money wasn't a object and overclock it.
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wat about 7990 and gtx titan
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