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How can a gpu have 120 cores but a cpu only has 4???
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Gpu does not have 120 cores it has shaders they are kinda like mini cpu cores built into the gpus core.
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The most cores i saw was 4 and that was on a Vodoo.
    
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If you take the heatsink/cooler off a video card, the big silver square is the core. Unless there are two, like the 3870x2 and 9800GX2.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dustcube View Post
How can a gpu have 120 cores but a cpu only has 4???
What I'd like to know is why you thought a GPU could have 120 cores...
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Originally Posted by ImmortalKenny View Post
If you take the heatsink/cooler off a video card, the big silver square is the core. Unless there are two, like the 3870x2 and 9800GX2.
These are the same cores that are used ina cpu?
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Where your reading and learning from ?
Stick to ocn my friend hehe
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What I'd like to know is why you thought a GPU could have 120 cores...
Nvidia chick is corrupting minds already lol.
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post #9 of 13
lol ya it would be easyer if they said it has 100+ shaders that can act kinda like a cpu with the 8800s having cuda support they can run apps that does complex math.
Edited by Bal3Wolf - 6/21/08 at 8:20pm
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couldn't they just like put 4 cores in a gpu but with like less heat production technology
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