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Author Topic: Would switching to SHA-512 even the field between ATI and NIVIDIA?  (Read 971 times)
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June 02, 2011, 05:37:20 PM
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Secondly, another difference favoring Bitcoin mining on AMD GPUs instead of Nvidia's is that the mining algorithm is based on SHA-256, which makes heavy use of the 32-bit integer right rotate operation. ...

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Does ATI cards also got an edge with SHA-512 or would switching to 256's big brother give NVIDIA peeps a better chance at blockfinding?

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June 02, 2011, 05:38:04 PM
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its the same math, just a larger data set.

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