Originally Posted by Rocket Dog;14898003
They have the EXACT same architecture, Nvidia added NOTHING to the 500 series over the 400 series...
The GF110 and 104/114 do
have some architectural advantages over the GF100, but they are minor.http://www.anandtech.com/show/4008/nvidias-geforce-gtx-580/2
As you can see the biggest difference is in texture filtering performance. Also, they managed to reduce transistor count and use more efficient transistors at the same time.
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