[RC5] difference between cuda and stream

Joseph Kaye jkaye at isd.net
Mon Jan 7 20:02:20 EST 2013


On 1/7/2013 6:02 PM, bert wrote:
> Since I don't own an AMD card and have been strictly NVIDIA brand,I've
> been curious as to which is faster cuda based cards or stream based
> cards. I have been looking at the GTX 690 and the ATI 7970(is this the
> latest?)  I'm thinking that a GTX 690 will do about 64k blocks a day,but
> having never had a stream card I can't imagine what one would do in a
> day. Thanks.
>
>
> Bert
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Looking at the Client Speeds Database 
(http://cgi.distributed.net/speed/query.php?cputype=all&arch=4&contest=rc572&multi=3) 
I'd say the DAMMIT (ATI/AMD) cards are much faster.  An AMD Radeon HD 
7970  is doing 3,600 Mkeys/sec.





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