AMD Cayman Architecture article online

Article: AMD's Cayman GPU Architecture
By: an (an.delete@this.yahoo.com), December 16, 2010 12:39 pm
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It doesnt sound like there would be much (any?) reason to go for the AMD solution over Nvidia for someone looking to compute on gpus? Am I missing something?

David Kanter (dkanter@realworldtech.com) on 12/15/10 wrote:
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>Hot on the heels of our OpenCL article from last week, we're following up with an
>in-depth look and analysis of AMD's new Cayman microarchitecture:
>
>The major trend in graphics is programmability and targeting highly parallel, general-purpose
>workloads. Historically, AMD has focused on gaming performance. However, DirectCompute
>and OpenCL are beginning to take hold and create the seeds of a software ecosystem.
>AMD's new Cayman architecture is a gradual and evolutionary step towards more general
>purpose hardware and a cautious embrace of GPU computing. While primarily a graphics
>processor, Cayman has made some fundamental microarchitecture changes to improve
>programmability and performance. In this article, we explore the Cayman architecture
>including the new VLIW4 SIMD, dynamic power management and other enhancements.
>Our report concludes with a preliminary assessment of the Radeon 6970 and 9650 graphics
>cards and projections for frequency, power and performance of future compute products.
>
>http://www.realworldtech.com/page.cfm?ArticleID=RWT121410213827
>
>As always, we hope you will enjoy the article and share your comments and feedback.
>
>
>Regards,
>
>
>David
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