# [RC5] difference between cuda and stream

Mon Jan 7 22:58:42 EST 2013

```That really doesn't help me any at all,so I am assuming you don't know.
They should have a page on how many blocks PER day a certain card
does,posting a keyrate doesn't help any.

Bert
On 1/7/2013 10:48 PM, waldo kitty wrote:
> On 1/7/2013 22:01, bert wrote:
>> So Waldo the 7970 gets 311,040 blocks per day?
> i don't know about blocks WRT RC5... the numbers given are Mkeys/sec in which i
> understand the M to mean Mega which then means million... so, using the original
> 3.600Mkeys/sec number given by another poster, that would appear to be 3.6
> million keys per second... with the math returning my number above, you are
> looking at 311040 million keys a day...
>
>> Bert
>> On 1/7/2013 9:44 PM, waldo kitty wrote:
>>> On 1/7/2013 20:20, bert wrote:
>>>> Would you know how much per day a 7970 does?
>>> per *day* or per *second*???
>>>
>>> looking at the url given below and understanding that the comma in 3,600 means
>>> "decimal place", the math shows
>>>
>>> 3.600Mkeys/sec = 3.600*60*60*24 = 311040Mkeys/day
>>>
>>>> Bert
>>>> On 1/7/2013 8:02 PM, Joseph Kaye wrote:
>>>>> 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.
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