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Originally Posted by Track View Post
Are you sure about this?

You're comparing a CPU to a GPU here.

CPUs by nature are capable of general tasks. GPUs are not.

That's why your GTX 480 isn't running Windows.

If Cell can run Linux, I think it can run Windows, in which case you're wrong.

But if you're not, then Cell is not a CPU.
Sony never clarified.
post #12 of 68
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Originally Posted by SpeedNuggeT View Post

PS3 CPU isn't comparable at all to the Cell processor. How many times do we have to tell you guys?
wut. the ps3 cpu IS the cell.
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post #13 of 68
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Originally Posted by zelix View Post
wut. the ps3 cpu IS the cell.
It was a typo. i meant " The PS3's Cell processor isn't comparable to the X86 chips"
post #14 of 68
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Originally Posted by Track View Post
Are you sure about this?

You're comparing a CPU to a GPU here.

CPUs by nature are capable of general tasks. GPUs are not.

That's why your GTX 480 isn't running Windows.

If Cell can run Linux, I think it can run Windows, in which case you're wrong.

But if you're not, then Cell is not a CPU.
The Cell has 7 SPE that are more GPU SIMD-like in architecture and utilization. It also has one PPE, a SMT'd CPU core that is almost identical to one of the three CPU cores in the xbox360. Actually, MS snuck the Cell's PPE out under Sony and Toshiba's collectives noses with IBM's help, to make the triple core Xenon chip
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Originally Posted by Track View Post
Are you sure about this?

You're comparing a CPU to a GPU here.

CPUs by nature are capable of general tasks. GPUs are not.

That's why your GTX 480 isn't running Windows.

If Cell can run Linux, I think it can run Windows, in which case you're wrong.

But if you're not, then Cell is not a CPU.
Shows how much you know
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Shows how much you know
Your GTX 480 is running Windows? Must be fast boot times.

OT:

So the Cell is a frickin' GPU?! No wonder it's doing 100 GFLOPS.
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post #17 of 68
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Your GTX 480 is running Windows? Must be fast boot times.

OT:

So the Cell is a frickin' GPU?! No wonder it's doing 100 GFLOPS.
Great. You quote the crap instead.

I finally recall why I gave up on the other Cell thread.
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Great. You quote the crap instead.

I finally recall why I gave up on the other Cell thread.
Because people didn't quote YOUR post?

I'm terribly sorry.
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Because people didn't quote YOUR post?

I'm terribly sorry.
you completely ignored the answer to your own question.
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you completely ignored the answer to your own question.
How did I ignore you?

I answered the guy and then wrote "On Topic".

Just because I didn't quote you doesn't mean I wasn't replying to you.

Do you get paid for every time someone quotes you?
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