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Old 01-05-09, 11:00 AM   #3
vmsein
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Default Re: Nvidia's 40nm GT212 to have 384 SPs, 96 TMUs, and 256-bit 7Gbps GDDR5

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Originally Posted by Roliath View Post
Can someone explain why it will only have 256bit memory interface though?
The higher bandwidth provided by GDDR5 offsets the need for a wider bus. Simpler design means lower manufacturing costs for nvidia as well. That's the basic reason.
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