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Radeon higher specs weaker than nvidia?
Sep 21, 2009, 4:29 PM
this has baffled me for quite sometime and i cant find an answer so here it goes why does ati/amd's card have higher specs like the core config core speed etc but it is kinda weaker than nvidia?
thanks in advance
Sep 21, 2009
radeon higher specs weaker nvidia
Sep 21, 2009, 4:31 PM
The Radeon's have 1 billion transitors, the Nvidia's have 1.5 billion.
With 50% more die size, Nvidia generally have 5% performance lead.
Sep 21, 2009, 5:27 PM
They use an entirely different architecture. Clock speeds should only be compared on cards using the same chip.
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Sep 21, 2009, 5:35 PM
Make it simple, compare both cards in the same price range, and just like they^ said.... both arch's are VERY diferent....
4850 = GTS 250
4870 = GTX 260
4890 = GTX 275
4870x2 slighty weaker that the GTX 295
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