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Whatever's in the PS3, it wasnt enough to contain that guy's vision on what GT5 should have been.

http://www.computerandvideogames.com...auchis-vision/
Edited by Kand - 2/17/11 at 4:01am
post #32 of 68
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Originally Posted by Yoko Littner View Post
the cell can push in the teraflop's by using the true power of it's architecture. however no one can truly take advantage of it's awesome power..
Yoko is partly right.
GT5 has proven to give astounding performance even though it's a old tech hardware.

Is ARM faster than x86?
Is Cell faster than x86?

You're comparing (oh boy here we go again) apples vs pears.
Cell when it came was an engineering masterpiece for calculations.

Compare BHP against Torque instead, we don't have 100 threads about that yet.
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why does it matter?
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When Cell can render these then you can get back to us.....

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Yoko is partly right.
GT5 has proven to give astounding performance even though it's a old tech hardware.
It couldnt even render smooth shadows or a 3d crowd and skybox. What?
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Agreed.

Thank you everyone.

To anyone wondering the same thing and too lazy to read the whole thread:

Cell has more in common with a GPU than a Desktop (x86) CPU, and is thusly not comparable on GFLOPS alone.
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Just wondering number crunching wouldnt the cell>980x??

Also if you bring gpu's gflop or tflops in you can see that a 5850 or a 260 rapes the cell.
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Just wondering number crunching wouldnt the cell>980x??

Also if you bring gpu's gflop or tflops in you can see that a 5850 or a 260 rapes the cell.
No because Cell's SPU's can't execute general purpose code, that's the problem with Cell.

The SPU's are tailored for specifics tasks and code making them **** for every thing else.
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Just wondering number crunching wouldnt the cell>980x??

Also if you bring gpu's gflop or tflops in you can see that a 5850 or a 260 rapes the cell.
If Cell is more like a GPU than an x86 CPU, it can't crunch.
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x86 is a horrid architecture, it would be easy to make a way faster CPU if we had the same level of optimization in PowerPC, ARM, etc.
    
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