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Edited for better clarity of question: 150$ GPU with a higher clock speed than a 500$ GPU?
Edited by Luminosity47 - 3/30/11 at 3:51pm
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Call me crazy, but I'm going to go out on a limb here and explain this as follows: the core clock on the GTX580 is 772MHz, and the core clock on the 6850 is 775MHz.

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AMD's use a different architecture..? How do you not understand this lol Different Manufacturer = Different Product.
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Different architecture sure but why does it say the core clocks are different? Also, new to OCN. I don't know everything about GPU's yet, I'm no guru
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Luminosity47 View Post
Different architecture sure but why does it say the core clocks are different? Also, new to OCN. I don't know everything about GPU's yet, I'm no guru

Because they're different GPU's...? Is this an attempt at trolling because seriously if you don't understand this you probably shouldn't touch hardware lol.

The AMD is Barts GPU... The Nvidia is a GF110. Nvidia didn't develop AMD's GPU and AMD didn't develop Nvidia's. They are completely separate architectures which is why clock speeds vary between GPU's.

The same applies to CPU's like the Core i7 2600K vs the Core i7 950 or something. BUT WAIT! THEY DONT HAVE THE SAME CLOCK SPEED DO THEY!? /endsarcasm That's because they're different architectures

Same would apply too for AMD vs Intel... A Phenom II X4 965 in no way beats a Core i7 2500K simply because of how much the architecture differs regardless of the clock speed.
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um..i hope you had a brain freeze for a second. nvidia's gpu is differnt from ati's gpu....so clock spees will be different..not hard to understand.
 
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Never even touched an AMD GPU in my life so I never needed to learn any of this. Thanks for the detailed help and understanding of a local OCN computer noob... Not.
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Troll fail is fail.
Edited by brettjv - 3/30/11 at 3:53pm
    
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Troll fail is fail.
I'm being quite serious. I didn't really know that they are measured differently between AMD and nVidia's cards. I figured the Core Clock scaling or whatevs would be standardized for both. MY BAD
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Different model cards run at different clocks. It works the same with nV and ATI cards, so if you understand this concept regarding nV cards, you also understand it about ATI cards.

Instead of bagging on others for not giving a 'detailed' explanation, why don't you EXPLAIN what the hell you're confused about here ... your just saying "WAT ... Explain" doesn't tell us what your QUESTION is dude
I thought it was rather obvious. Why is the stock Core Clock on a 500$ GPU 3 Mhz lower than that of a 150$ GPU? That's all I was confused about. I can see that they are different cards lol...
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