They've taken the G92 core and increased the amount of ALUs, changed the ALU/core composition, added more memory controllers..
Essentially just more of the old, just like I feared. Nothing new here. Not a single new feature, even. At least ATI manages to bring new things to the table like tesselation, dx10.1, folding@home (yeah, just now nvidia is following), and such. Sure, there's no use for tesselation or 10.1 yet but that's because the big green dog and their marketshare decides what's acceptable and what's not.
Very boring. I hope ATI slaps Nvidia hard with this, preferably down to a 50/50 market share. Maybe GPUs will be interesting again.
Also, could they please get developers to start making PC games again? There's no point in buying these new cards when every single new game is a console port that can be played on a â‚¬500 PC from 2006.
Originally Posted by Jen-Hsun Huang
You already have the right machine to run Excel. You bought it four years ago. How much faster can you render the blue screen of death?
I already have the right machine to run every single new PC game out there. I bought it two years ago. How much faster can I render the latest console port?
Please, throw your clout around and slap some sense into the developers. It's better than milking us with overpriced old new tech.