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There are pretty large differences between some of the gcn versions. Tonga is where it all went wrong imo.

Tahiti to Tonga was very similar to when Nvidia went from G80 (8800 GTX) to G92 (9800 GTX). They reduced the memory bandwidth but increased efficiency through core tweaks.

I wouldn't say "wrong". It was more like a side step in the name of cost savings.
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Tahiti to Tonga was very similar to when Nvidia went from G80 (8800 GTX) to G92 (9800 GTX). They reduced the memory bandwidth but increased efficiency through core tweaks.

I wouldn't say "wrong". It was more like a side step in the name of cost savings.
I was referring to the block diagrams. Fiji and Polaris are more similar to Tonga. I would be lying if I said I have much of an understanding of why, but gcn post Tonga doesn't seem to be as good
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