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March 22, 2012, 01:17:08 PM
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So the GTX 680 is launching with 1536 CUDA cores, compared to its predecessor the GTX 580 with with 512.

Since NVidia was always so much worse than AMD because it used fewer, but stronger cores, will this make Nvidia actually viable for mining?

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March 22, 2012, 02:54:06 PM
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Thera are few other topics with same question. Simple answer: NO!
nVidia still sucks when comes to mining.

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March 22, 2012, 02:58:31 PM
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So the GTX 680 is launching with 1536 CUDA cores, compared to its predecessor the GTX 580 with with 512.

Since NVidia was always so much worse than AMD because it used fewer, but stronger cores, will this make Nvidia actually viable for mining?

Please post in one of the other existing topics (the search function is your friend!)

Such as:
https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=63518.0
https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=69105.0
https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=70127.0
https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=67616.0
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March 22, 2012, 03:02:49 PM
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lol, I did a CTRL + F on the front page for 680 and didn't come up with anything. Le sad. Fail on me. haha

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March 22, 2012, 03:15:44 PM
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lol, I did a CTRL + F on the front page for 680 and didn't come up with anything. Le sad. Fail on me. haha


Shouda tried to search 'Kepler' in the search box instead.

At the time many speculations started, we didn't even know for sure that the 680 would be the first Kepler card released. Also, you have it in your subject heading.


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