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why the 2900XT is slower than 8800GTX


finally some insight that 2900XT runs its shaders at 740mhz not anywhere near the speed nvidia runs there shaders, taht explains alot
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grrrrreeeeaaaaaaaatttttttttt...........
    
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Yeah Nvidia has the shaders at 1.35ghz.
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that means this to those that dont know, nvidia can do 256shader ops per amd's 320 shader ops.

except nvidias shaders are a 1x2 design meaning in reality they do 512shader ops per AMD 320 literly.
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Too bad I'm still going to buy a 2900Xt....
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The 8800GTX has more powerful shaders and theyre clocked higher. Counting ATIs way the 8800GTX has 384 shaders.
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Originally Posted by J3r3my View Post
The 8800GTX has more powerful shaders and theyre clocked higher. Counting ATIs way the 8800GTX has 384 shaders.
true, but based on clocks nvidia can do about 512-600 shader ops per 320 AMD shader ops, and that is also why the 8800GTS is faster, it can do about 400 shaderops to the R600's 320
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Oh, this isn't off topic...
    
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