AMD Cayman Architecture article online

Article: AMD's Cayman GPU Architecture
By: hobold (hobold.delete@this.vectorizer.org), December 16, 2010 3:56 pm
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DaveC (davecuny@gmail.com) on 12/16/10 wrote:
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> so who would win in a pure FLOPs contest?

Depends on what code you run. For example, compare the scores for SmallLuxGPU on the one side to MediaEspresso and Civ V on the other side.

http://www.anandtech.com/show/4061/amds-radeon-hd-6970-radeon-hd-6950/23

Neither of the three is a pure FLOPS contest, although SmallLuxGPU at least should have a major floating point component. But remember that it is very unlikely that Nvidia and AMD would ever agree to call any single benchmark fair for both. The amount of tuning and the exact nature of the code will almost always favour the strength of one machine over the other.
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