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Gotta make room for those ALU's biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by tsm106 View Post

and not only that because it takes up very little space it frees up a lot of die space for shaders, etc.
Why would it free up space for shaders? The memory is not on-die. What it will do is free up space on the PCB; smaller graphics cards.
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