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Old 05-21-10, 02:22 AM   #1
Intel17
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Default nVidia and ATI FLOPS difference?

So, I've been doing some reading and it seems that the HD 5870 is capable of 2.72 TFLOPS (sp)/544 GFLOPS (dp) but the GTX 480 is capable of only ~1.3 TFLOPS (sp)/162.5 GFLOPS (dp)

How is the HD 5870 slower than the GTX 480 in most benchmarks? What am I missing here?
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