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Originally Posted by mtcn77 View Post

Come on, how hard is it to incorporate water, luminance effects?
Well, I guess because their main target is the average consumer's card and the 'normal quality' settings.

Blizzard are the "masters" of this. They always release software that runs well on old computers.

Though that might be why it often looks bad sometimes. biggrin.gifwink.gif
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Originally Posted by lacrossewacker View Post

Take a huge die, release it as the flagship card. Cut out a couple pieces, release that as the second fastest card.
It's actually the opposite though. GK110 is double the die size. It seems closer to the 690, 7990 etc. SLI-on-a-card models (with some minor extra improvements like more double precision cores for CUDA applications) but with the more efficient design of duplicating hardware features on a chip rather than duplicating the chip itself.

It's like they went: "You know what? We've been fooling them with SLI-on-a-card models for a while and they are quite inefficient compared to a single chip and the nerds start getting on our scheme, let's duplicate the features on the same chip, make some minor changes and call it new." wink.gif
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