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Old 09-27-08, 07:26 PM   #41
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Default Re: Why did NVIDIA skip the revision of Direct X 10.01 on their 9800 GTX/GX2/GTX 260/

Originally Posted by XMAN52373 View Post
Why not? They have for thier laptop add in cards that fit into actual slots. If you remember they both, NVidia and ATI, came up with a standard for laptops to use for gpu cards. Nvidias MXM is used for both ATI and Nvidia GPUs.
Originally Posted by Rage3D
Eric Demers: Irrespective of what nVidia says, the truth is that CUDA is their proprietary solution, which means that if we were to use it we'd be stuck being second place and following their lead; that's not really a position we want to be in. Another characteristic of CUDA is that it's very G80 centric, so first we'd have to build a G80 in order to have a reason to use CUDA. So, no, we're not going to support/use CUDA in any foreseeable future.
For ATI, PhysX is a proprietary solution much like CUDA. What you and Rollo are suggesting is not logical from a business perspective. Proprietary solutions shut the door on ever having flexibility or scalibility that is desired by companies striving to be the best at what they do.

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