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Why can't we fold on the 7900?

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Isn't the 7900 based on the G80 core? And since it is made on the same core, why does CUDA not work on it? It seems to me that the 7900 could fold...
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cause it took a hack to even get it to work on the 8800G92 core as well. and the 7900 dosent have shaders which is what processes the WUs i believe.
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No, it's not based on the G80 core, what makes you think that?
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No, it's not based on the G80 core, what makes you think that?
For the same reason the 9-series is based on the 8?
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For the same reason the 9-series is based on the 8?
lol i didnt even catch that. its a G71 core, an updated G70 core.
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lol i didnt even catch that. its a G71 core, an updated G70 core.
Hmm... ok then. For some reason I thought I had read that the 7900 used the G80...
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