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Can AMD cards be used for, like, video or graphics rendering? Outside games, I mean. CUDA on NVIDIA cards can be used for rendering, right? Does AMD have something similar?

AMD cards have OpenCL and some rendering softwares support that. so you would need to check if a render software can use CUDA or OpenCL.
 

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CUDA has more supported apps, but STREAM is out there.

so that stream technology can also be used for rendering? and why would they use OpenCL and stream? seems a bit overkill to develop 2 times the same thing


can it be that they switched to OpenCL from this stream thing? in the wiki is something mentioned :

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AMD has decided to support OpenCL (and DirectX 11) instead of the now deprecated Close to Metal in its Stream framework.[7]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenCL

i dont completely understand that sentence, did they swich?
 
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